Microbiological Laboratory Technician

Location Crawley
Discipline: Quality Assurance
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Job ref: 006189
Published: 5 days ago

What You'll Be Doing

The role will include hands-on chemical, bioburden and endotoxin testing and reporting on raw materials, product, environmental and water samples to support manufacturing and product release activities. The position shall also support Rayner's business objectives, corporate policies and world class manufacturing.

  • Assisting with the daily operations within the microbiological test laboratory to ensure the timely processing of samples to support manufacturing throughput
  • Adhering to microbiology and chemistry test methods, specifications and SOPs
  • Managing consumables, reagents, standards, cultures and control samples
  • Managing data entry and output from LIMS
  • Review of test certificates
  • Receipt, storage and preparation of samples
  • Performing chemical, bioburden and endotoxin testing and reporting of raw material, product and environmental samples as required
  • Processing samples for external testing
  • Reporting any invalid testing or deviations from expected results or documented procedures to line manager
  • Cleaning, calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Preparing and maintaining reagents, standards, cultures and control samples
  •  Working to established laboratory practice in accordance with GMP/GLP

What Experience & Skills Do You Need

  • Experience of working in a laboratory environemtn
  • Experience in Food, Conusmer, Pharmaceutical or Medical Device industry
  • Degree, equivalent qualification or equivalent experience in a science, clinical or engineering background
  • Excellent computer literacy with good knowledge of MS Office

What We Can Offer You  

  • Private healthcare including remote GP and online counselling
  • Wellbeing allowance up to £300.00 a year
  • Monthly yoga sessions and quarterly massages
  • Annual programme of fun events
  • On site restaurant
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption pay
  • On site parking