|Job Ref:||EMP372773||Employer:||Matchtech Group plc.||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||High Wycombe||Address:||Post Code:||HP11||Salary:||£18,000 - £22,000/year||Post Date:||14/10/2016 21:33|
Our client are leaders in the food/FMCG market and due to their on going success and expansion they are looking to bring a new Technician into the Allergens Analysis Team on a permanent basis.|
Evidence of working in industry - strong laboratory skills and general competencies
This team is responsible for the analysis of raw materials, in process materials and finished products for allergens. You will work in partnership with internal and external customers, within food/FMCG companies, to provide the highest quality service. This is a highly important role which ensures processes/products meet the regulatory and consumer safety standards with regards to allergens used in food products. Key Responsibilities: - Carry out ELISA based allergen testing, operating all relevant equipment. - Perform required measurements and interprets findings, presenting technical information clearly and concisely. - Carry out all activities in accordance with internally approved protocols (UKAS/ISO 17025). - Samples and test raw materials to determine appropriate functionality. - Undertake research and development (R&D) projects under the supervision of the line / project manager. - Performs tasks required to test and trial ideas with the lab. - To observe Health & Safety regulations and follow guidelines and procedures in accordance with COSHH, as stipulated by the company. The Ideal Candidate: - BSc or higher (or equivalent) in Chemistry/Biochemistry or relevant subject. - Experience working in industry - preferably with some practical ELISA experience. - Knowledge/experience of ELISA. - Great attention to detail. - Confident communicator - written and verbal. - Team player but able to work on own initiative.. - Keen interest in the food industry! This role/company can offer great opportunities for progression as well as professional development. The salary at this level is highly competitive and will reflect level of experience and will be accompanied by a comprehensive benefits package. Please feel free to call us for more information on the role NA.