Eurofins is the world leader in food and environmental testing, offering an exciting opportunity as a Microbiology Technician to join our expanding team based in Wolverhampton and be part of our growing business.
As a Microbiology technician you’ll play key role in the preparation and analysis of our customer’s food and feed samples whilst working for a company whose mission is to protect peoples Health & Safety.
What We Are Looking For
We look for people who believe in what we believe in. People who enjoy coming to work each day and being part of a team who provide "results that matter" in establishing the safety, composition, authenticity and origin of our food and water.
Maths and English GCSE grade C or above or equivalent
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Enthusiasm, energy and a driven outlook
Flexibility is important due to the nature of the work we do- we work shift patterns which include late evenings and some week-ends.
Please note that previous lab experience is not essential, as full training as part of a career development plan will be give.
Due to the location of our site and the hours of work, it is not always possible to get to us via public transport, so the ability to make your own way to work is essential.
What we offer
The opportunity to join a leading global organisation
Clear career development and progression
Competitive salary with good earning potential
A full training program
The chance to learn new skills
In work benefits package
A role at Eurofins is all about team work, working towards a common goal to ensure the health and safety of us all.
Preparation and analysis of samples as required.
Preparation of media in line with methods and standards.
Adhering to documented procedures for all aspects of laboratory work, ensuring that all relevant information concerning samples is recorded, that samples are handled correctly, and that all necessary records and quality data are maintained.
Maintain turnaround time at >99%, ensuring that daily targets are achieved.
Responsible for ensuring that UK health and safety legislation is maintained and helping to ensure that the working environment is kept in a clean and tidy manner with due attention to the careful maintenance of all laboratory fittings and equipment.
Ensure personal protective clothing equipment is worn in accordance with the Health & Safety policy.
Work with the team to drive the laboratory forward through continuous improvement.
To assist through operating best practice in order to meet the requirements of the UKAS accreditation standard.
Any other duties requested by the Team Leaders
Eurofins Scientific is a leading international group of laboratories with over EUR 3 billion annual sales and over 30,000 employees with a network of 400 laboratories in 42 countries.
Eurofins has a network of 16 sites in the UK and the Group provides an unparalleled range of over 100,000 reliable and validated analytical methods and support services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental and consumer product industries, and to governments.
What Happens Next
Our people in our labs are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit, you'll be invited to a selection day, where you get the chance to see what working for Eurofins is really like. This will give us the opportunity to see if you believe in what we believe in and if your individuality, will make our team great.
This position will be advertised until close of business Wednesday 14th February 2018 . Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.