Laboratory Technician Job at Eurofins UK Food Testing – in Wolverhampton
Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.
In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 50,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.
In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.
This role is 37.5 hours per week. Working Monday – Friday 14:00hrs – 22:00hrs.
Undertaking all tasks within the main laboratory appropriate to the level of training given to you by team leaders and management
Registration, preparation and analysis of samples as required.
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.
Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed throughout the day
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.
Knowledge of Laboratory Quality Manual in order to ensure compliance at all times with the policies, procedures and associated documents which are referred to in the manual.
To assist through operating best practice in order to meet the requirements of the UKAS accreditation standard.
Maintain a clean as you go mentality
Provide a high level of internal and external customer care.
A flexible approach to work will be required to assist other departments as and when required
Assist with continuous improvement within the microbiology department
Maths, English, Chemistry or Biology at GCSE grade C or above or equivalent
Adequate knowledge of IT systems such as Microsoft Office package etc.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Accuracy and attention to detail is key due to the data entry aspect of the role
Enthusiasm, energy and a driven outlook
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Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.
Company: Eurofins UK Food Testing –
Company Location: Wolverhampton