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Lab Technician

Posted 4 January by Scantec Personnel Ended
Lab / QA Technician's

Salary: Competitive
Location: Ledbury
Role Type: Permanent
Shifts: Monday to Friday 8am-4.30pm or 10pm-6am

As a QA Technician you are responsible for monitoring raw materials, work in-progress and finished product safety and carrying out chemical and microbiological analysis.

The role:

  • Analytical testing of finished products (and occasionally raw materials) to ensure conformance to specification. Drive corrective action following non-conformance.
  • Sampling schedule maintenance, sample preparation and monitoring of results from external microbiological lab.
  • Management of Certificates of Analysis / Conformance for customers.
  • Ensure laboratory supplies of equipment stocked appropriately.
  • Internal Auditing.
  • Dealing efficiently with customer enquiries both internal and external.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives for product quality.
  • Set up and record daily product review.
  • To provide cover for production QAs.


About you:

  • A degree in a related subject Science, Chemistry, Microbiology or Food.
  • Good verbal communication skills on one to one and group basis.
  • Computer literacy with literacy and numeric skills.
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team.
  • High attention to detail.


Scantec is the 2nd Largest Technical Agency in UK - Recruitment International Magazine 2016, and specialises in the Manufacturing, IT, Technical, Engineering and Scientific Sectors. Scantec provide highly qualified and experienced personnel in a compliant and professional manner on both a permanent and temporary assignment basis.

Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don’t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website.

Reference: 34134970

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