Microbiology Technician

Microbiology Technician

  • Location

    North West England

  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical & Chemical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lara Boggan

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Role – Microbiology Technician 

Full time / Permanent – North West  

Salary Competitive  DOE  


My client is a looking for a Microbiology Technician to join the business on a permanent basis. This role has come about due to rapid growth, and it’s a very exciting time to join the team.  

Lots of opportunities to really develop your career within a stable and growing business, rewarded with a competitive salary.  


This opportunity as Microbiology Technician reports into Microbiology manager. 


Duties will include: 
  • Testing food, feed and environmental samples using methodology accurately 
  • Routinely use standard laboratory equipment during the course of analysis 
  • Develop knowledge of methods 
  • Organise and plan daily workloads to meet Turn Around Times (TAT’s) 
  • Safe handling of organisms, awareness of laboratory hazards Media preparation 

  • Carrying out daily calibrations and monitoring equipment 
  • Undertake other responsibilities as and when required and in accordance with the seniority of the position 
  • Ensure that a health & safety culture, policies and procedures are promoted, communicated and implemented effectively in order to minimise risk 
  • To comply with Company policies and procedures 


To be considered for this role, candidates are required to have:  
  • Working knowledge of feed/food methods 
  • BSc in Microbiology 
  • High standard of dexterity 
  • Broad knowledge of quality services and the factors involved in delivering a quality service to ISO 17025 standards 
  • Understanding and proficiency with Laboratory IT systems 


To apply please forward your details for immediate consideration.  


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