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Location: South East, United Kingdom
£cCompetitive + Excellent Benefits
A Senior Microbiologist is urgently required for a busy Laboratory Team. As microbiologist you will iindependently plan and execute technical work program to undertake technical projects under supervision. As microbiologist you will have a detailed understanding in a specific technical area and is able to apply this knowledge effectively to solve customer problems.
Main responsibilities will include:
- Ensure compliance with Company Health and safety programs by pro-actively identifying, reporting on and improving safety related issues in the local laboratory area.
- Perform microbiological analysis of raw materials, in process products and finished goods.
- Conduct microbiological challenge testing studies in support of the business.
- Culture collection development and maintenance.
- To support the business with microbial safety and quality issues.
- Support with timely investigation of customer complaints and other sources of nonconforming work.
- Carry out Plant hygiene audits in order to identify processes, practices, equipment and raw materials that contribute to
- microbial contamination.
- Plan and execute project work to develop application and knowledge.
- Liaise with internal and external contacts as necessary to track and communicate service activity status.
- Develop and maintain awareness in relevant technical fields.
- Provide technical support to operations, R&D, sales, quality and regulatory as required.
- Sample log in and reporting using LIMS system.
- Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
- Order goods and services, with approvals, using SAP.
Qualifications and Skills
- Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology or related field.
- Commercial experience of microbiology
- Experience in a Class II Microbiology Laboratory in the food, pharmaceutical or chemical Industry.
- Knowledge of preservative efficacy testing and testing for biocides.
- LIMS exp.
- Good understanding of Health and Safety issues.
To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ4001 on 0203 9093782, 07814547440 or apply to email@example.com