Lab Technician

Laboratory Technician Days

Posted 20 May 2019

Overview of the role:

Location: Lostwithiel, Cornwall

Job type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: Dependent on experience

Closing Date 3 June 2019

Job Description

  • Routine testing of raw material through to end product prior to leaving site against an agreed testing schedule
  • Taking and maintaining routine product samples and managing the sample library
  • Routine microbiological sampling including environmental, hygiene standards and product and collating these samples for dispatch
  • Routine maintenance/calibration checks of key site and laboratory equipment against agreed schedule
  • Cleaning of equipment and areas as appropriate
  • Review and report inconsistencies and out of specification results to the Laboratory team Leader/Technical officer
  • Quarantine product and retest as needed
  • Organise and arrange despatch of samples for off-site testing
  • Participate in site GMP audits as required
  • Participate in site projects as required
  • Maintain GMP/hygiene standards or laboratory and environs as required
  • Work within site quality and health and safety requirements maintaining the needs of external requirements (legal, customer and BRC)
  • Provide holiday cover as needed for colleagues
  • Maintain a culture of discipline throughout the teams

Required Skills

  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to multi task and work under pressure
  • IT skills – Excel, Word database
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong commitment towards people, quality and profit
  • Ability to lead by example with regard to site standards

Core Behaviours

  • Respect for colleagues and their needs and requirements
  • Promote inter departmental team work and aim to exceed customer and company expectations
  • Work to high standards of health and safety at all times

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your CV and a letter of interest explaining why you would like to be considered for this role to by 03/06/19.