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Microbiology Technician

Posted 14 March by Search Consultancy Ended

Role: Microbiology Technician/Senior Technician
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire
Working hours: Standard days, plus 1 weekend in every 4
Reports to: Microbiology lead
Salary: £17,000 - £20,000

Main duties and responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

* Analysis of food and drink samples using standard microbiological methods
* Analysis of food and drink sampled by advanced methods including PCR and DNA analysis (senior technician)
* Preparation of samples and agar media
* Recording results and writing reports
* Some customer facing work
* Supervision of technicians (senior technician)

Key Skills and Qualifications:

* Degree or equivalent qualification in microbiology or related subject (desirable)
* Keen interest in science and willing to learn (essential)
* No previous experience needed for technician, senior technician will ideally have 2 or more years experience in microbiology
* Computer literacy (essential)
* Excellent communication skills (essential)
* Driving license and own transport (essential due to location of the lab)

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Reference: 34680650

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