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Microbiology Technician

Posted 06 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NameSaffron Cooper

Job description

Position: Microbiologist

Sector: Professional services

Location: Bournville

Position Type: Contract

Inside / Outside IR35: Inside IR35

Salary: £16.03-20.84 an hour


About the company

Contechs are recruiting on behalf of their high profile client in the Food industry who are currently looking to recruit a Microbiologist to work at their busy site in Bournville and to join their expanding team on a 6 month contract.

Job Description

As a Microbiologist, your main responsibilities are:

  • Carry out routine microbiological analysis of raw materials, WIP, and finished product to the agreed specifications and sampling rates.
  • Carry out duties with the highest regard for Health & Safety and contribute to the overall H&S culture within BV QA laboratory.
  • Implementation and maintenance of the Environmental Sampling Programme (to include sampling and data analysis)
  • Basic maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Preparation of samples for analysis and the associated testing matrices (eg media preparation).

Qualifications / Skills needed

  • Educated to degree level or HND/HNC level in a microbiology related field.
  • Practical experience within a microbiology lab environment.
  • Practical knowledge of microbiological test methods and apparatus with a demonstrated ability to use your knowledge to positively affect laboratory activities.
  • Auditing knowledge preferred.
  • A good understanding of GLP principles.

Why work through Contech's?

Contechs are a leading Automotive, Design, Engineering, Technology & Innovation Recruitment Consultancy. Founded in 1997, with an inhouse Contractor Care Team to support all external employee's, acts as an employment agency for permanent and contract recruitment.

How to Apply

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