Our client in Frome is looking for a Lab Technician to join their friendly team. Ideally you will have experience working within either a chemistry or micro laboratory as the role requires you to carry out chemical and microbiological tests. The main tasks and responsibilities are as follows:
*To be able to carry out all tests within both the Chemistry and Microbiology labs.
*To work safely regarding personal safety and the safety of colleagues and others.
*To be able to carry out environmental and plant hygiene swabs
*To be able to collate all out of spec’ results on the daily exception report and
circulate to the designated list.
*To be able to ensure that all stock is rotated correctly, conduct stock-takes and
notify the lab management when there is a need to order more stock
*To prepare microbiological media and operate autoclaves.
*To conduct internal audits to given schedule
*To dispose of waste in a safe manner and observe environmental safety.
*To carry out housekeeping duties as directed by the lab management/ housekeeping
*To undertake routine Quality Controls, and to participate in internal and externally
sourced Quality Assessment schemes to measure team and individual testing
*To be able to work unsupervised but within an agreed work schedule.
*To be competent with use of lab database LIMs
*To determine and act on non-complying results by communicating information and
following up with re-sampling and re-testing.
*To use positive release systems for product ingredients and finished products
*To respond to requests for product release by email/telephone
If this role sounds of interest to you, or for further information, please send a copy of your CV or contact us on 01761 235 741.
Simple Recruitment (South West) Ltd is acting as an Employment Business where this vacancy is concerned.