Microbiology Laboratory Technician – Eurofins – Grimsby

Eurofins

Job Description

Please note that this is a full time position, working 37.5 hours per week – two week rotating shift pattern:

Week 1 – Monday, Thursday, Friday – 10:00 – 21:30 / Week 2 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday – 10:00 – 21:00. 

The purpose of this role is to complete, to the required quality standards, the analysis of samples for a given method using laboratory techniques. Further, assist in the efficient day-to-day operation of the laboratory. Main duties to include:

Registration, preparation and analysis of samples as required.

Preparation of media and media QC in line with methods and standards.

Reading plates, confirmation and validation of analytical results as required.

Adhering to documented procedures for all aspects of laboratory work, ensuring that all relevant information concerning samples is recorded, that samples are handled correctly, and that all necessary records and quality data are maintained.

Reporting and/or calculation of results in accordance with the methods of analysis.

Maintain turnaround time at > 99%, ensuring that daily targets are achieved.

Responsible for ensuring that UK health and safety legislation is maintained and helping to ensure that the working environment is kept in a clean and tidy.

Work with the team to drive the laboratory forward through continuous improvement.

Knowledge of Laboratory Quality Manual in order to ensure compliance at all times with the policies, procedures and associated documents which are referred to in the manual.

To assist through operating best practice in order to meet the requirements of the UKAS accreditation standard. 

Provide a high level of internal and external customer care.

Qualifications

Maths, English, Chemistry or Biology at GCSE grade C or above or equivalent

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Good laboratory skills and practice.

Enthusiasm, energy and a driven outlook

Additional Information

Benefits

At Eurofins we are growing, innovating and always learning. We celebrate the achievements of our employees through annual long service awards, recognise our colleagues special life events, and we are committed to charitable causes through global fundraising activities.

As a Eurofins employee you will benefit from:

Holiday Purchase Scheme

Life Assurance (4 times annual salary)

Company Pension Plan

Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 confidential support.

Free car parking

Worldwide career opportunities

Everyone who joins our team also gets access to Perkbox, allowing you to save money all year round. Whether its supermarket savings or days out, the daily coffee or a summer holiday – there’s something to suit everyone’s lifestyle.

What Happens Next
 
Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it’s incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you’ll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it’s requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths. 

Your data 

As part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations.
 
Closing Date

We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. 

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