Microbiology Technician

High Wycombe
£15,000 - £19,999
Sep 19, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title; Microbiology Technician Skills; Challenge testing, NPD, Sample preparation Salary; £18K - £23K p/a Location; High Wycombe The Opportunity Our client is a leading food manufacturer who produces some of the UK’s most loved brands which have been in our lives for over a century. With 13 locations Nationwide and over 4,000 employees, this is a company who consistently works to produce food to the highest quality and to constantly innovate their products to provide modern customers with what they want. We currently have an opening for a microbiology technician to join their team in High Wycombe to support the business with microbial food safety and quality issues as appropriate and carrying out microbiological challenge testing studies in support of NPD and troubleshooting. The Role; • To perform product profiling - pH and water activity analysis for microbiological risk assessment. • To partake in appropriate, timely and effective response to any microbial food safety issues. • To perform all duties in accordance with ISO 17025 principles. • To perform all necessary housekeeping functions and other general duties as required. • To work within the company H&S requirements Working hours; Monday to Friday Office Hours The Candidate; • Good attention to detail and record keeping • Strong organisational skills • Confident inter-personnel skills and able to work effectively as a team • Good scientific discipline and logical approach to working • Ability to work to agreed protocols and standards, accurately and under pressure • Ability to multi task and be self-motivated • Good practical skills The Benefits; • Competitive salary on offer • Permanent opportunity • Fantastic benefits package • Immediate starts available • Great working environment To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through this website today! *Please note we are unable to respond to all applicants who have been unsuccessful in the shortlisting process. If you have not had a response within 5 working days of applying, please assume that your application is not being progressed. Staffline Group plc operates as both an employment agency and employment business as originally defined in the Employment Agencies Act 1973 as amended by the Employment Relations Act 1999. The Staffline Group was established in 1986 and over time has grown into a national organisation specialising in logistics, e-retail, manufacturing, driving, food processing and white collar recruitment. We are committed to eliminating unlawful discrimination and to promoting equality and diversity within our policies, practices and procedures. We are also committed to promoting equality and diversity in Staffline Group plc. This applies to our professional dealings with clients, staff and directors and third parties