Laboratory Technician

Location: Doncaster

Business: SARIA Ltd

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

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 £250 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 wet chemistry 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. 
  • 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 

  • The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE Level or equivalent in Chemistry. 
  • You will have a good knowledge and awareness of relevant Health and Safety requirements. 
  • Ideally have previous experience of working within a scientific Technical Support role. 
  • Good IT skills, including LIMS, Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Have good communication skills and be able to work well individually and in a team. 
  • Be self-motivated and driven. 
  • Ability to prioritise workload to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner. 
  • Have the ability to work under pressure whilst meeting tight deadlines. 
  • Good decision making skills, assessing situations to determine the importance. 

Salary: A Competitive Salary and Benefits package.

Please apply in writing with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or email recruitment@saria.co.uk  

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

Closing Date – 24th September 2021


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