Laboratory Technician - Microbiology in Gloucestershire

Job Purpose

To provide laboratory based technical support to the business activities of the Heat resistance & decontamination section of the Microbiology Department.  To ensure that all procedures and policies are followed accurately.


Primary Responsibilities

  • To carry out practical work to agreed protocols and procedures within agreed time frames  
  • Ensure laboratory records are accurately maintained including where required equipment logs, safety records and experimental results including spreadsheets for reports  
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the laboratory through assisting with hygiene maintenance and media stock control within the laboratories
  • Working within ISO standards to maintain records and proficiencies accordingly


Qualifications and Competencies

  • Ideally qualified in biological sciences to GCSE level or A level
  • Work accurately within specified time frames
  • Computer literate
  • Functional knowledge of English language
  • Enthusiastic, proactive team player

Key Skills

  • Organised approach to work and the ability to manage own time and priorities
  • Good knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Enthusiastic interest in Food Science

Good written and verbal communication skills




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