Laboratory Technician - Microbiology - Cambs - £16k

6 days left

Cambridgeshire, England
GBP16000.00 per annum
Sep 30, 2016
Oct 28, 2016
Katie Pink
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Laboratory Technician - Microbiology - Cambs - £16k

A leading contract testing facility is seeking a Laboratory Technician to join its microbiology team. You will be supporting pharmaceutical clients and will assist in the microbiological testing of samples. You will have a degree in a bio-based subject or have equivalent experience.

About the Position

The Laboratory Technician will work on a permanent basis within the Pharmaceutical Microbiology Laboratory. Working as part of a team the Laboratory Technician will assist in the microbiological testing of samples help with the daily quality function, and aid the efficient operation of the laboratory in order to meet customer and internal requirements.

The position will involve:

*Preparing samples for analysis including weighing and performing serial dilutions.
*Analysing samples for a wide range of routine microbiological indicator organisms and pathogens.
*Sub culturing broths.
*Reading plates and calculating results.
*Data and result entry into the LIMS system.
*Ensuring assigned work is carried out in a timely fashion following the relevant procedures.

Experience Required:

*Be a graduate (or equivalent) in a bio-science
*The ability to work alone and as part of a team in a busy laboratory.
*A keen eye for detail and the ability to work on own initiative.
*Good communication skills, written and oral.
*Be able to accurately follow written procedures.
*Previous laboratory experience would be an advantage but full training will be provided.

Hours of work will be 40 hours a week with 1 part day on a weekend on a rota basis.

Apply for Laboratory Technician - Microbiology - Cambs - £16k

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly

All answers are required


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

4000 characters left

By applying for a job listed on Chem Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.