Laboratory Technician

Location: Doncaster

Business: SARIA

Salary: Competitive Pay and Benefits

Business:         Originally founded as Prosper De Mulder Limited in 1926; SARIA’s UK operations have a market-leading presence in a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain.

The Group’s companies manufacture quality products for use in human and animal foodstuffs, agriculture, aquaculture, and industrial applications. The Company has a UK annual turnover approaching £280 million and employs around 1,000 people at 23 sites across the country.

The Position    

Applications are invited for a Laboratory Technician at our Doncaster Site. This is a full time permanent position working 40 hours per week. 

As a Laboratory Technician your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements but will include: 

  • Routine testing of samples as required.
  • Maintaining proficiency in traditional laboratory methods and in the use of modern automated analytical equipment by training and retraining as necessary.
  • Housekeeping to assist with the smooth running of the Laboratory i.e. keeping work areas tidy and monitoring consumable stock levels.
  • Planning the daily workload relevant to one’s own sector of the Laboratory with reference to the Laboratory Manager as necessary.
  • Interpreting results i.e. to be alert to over-limit or out of the ordinary results and to inform customers of out of spec results.
  • Carrying out QC checks on equipment and procedures and maintaining these records in accordance with accreditation guidelines.
  • Following procedures accurately.
  • Accurately recording results. 

The Person 

  • You must be educated A-Level or equivalent.
  • Have a recognised qualification in Chemistry.
  • Awareness of relevant Health and Safety requirements.
  • Experience within a scientific technical support role.
  • Ability to learn new and relevant skills.
  • Well organised and efficient.
  • Good IT skills, including LIMS, Microsoft packages.
  • Be self-motivated and driven.
  • Be able to work on your own or as part of a team
  • Be able to communicate well at all levels   

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Please apply in writing (copying your Manager) with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or e mail recruitment@saria.co.uk 

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s being received.

 Closing Date  -  4th December 2017