Microbiologists – Trowbridge

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

About the Positions

Hours: 9am to 9pm
Days: 4 days on 4 days off shift
Basis: Fulltime and Permanent
Closing Date:  31st August 2018

The Trowbridge laboratory carries out microbiological testing for a wide range of food and water clients. The site is M&S and Tesco approved and accredited for water testing to drinking water standards. We currently have vacancies for two Microbiologists to join the team working in the Food Laboratory.

The Microbiologists report to the Section Heads in the Food laboratory and are responsible for carrying out general microbiology work including plate counting, identification and confirmation testing.

Duties also include entering and approving results and providing practical and theoretical training in microbiology work.

This is an opportunity for the successful candidates to extend and develop their technical knowledge to include a range of microbiological tests and to contribute to the quality and level of client service provided by the site.

About you

Candidates should be educated to HNC level, or equivalent in Microbiology or a related science subject or have 2-3 years’ experience within a microbiology laboratory. Theoretical and practical knowledge of microbiology analysis across a range of microbiological procedures is required together with a good understanding of quality systems.

Due to the high throughput of samples applicants must be able to work flexibly to tight time frames and to work well in a team.  A methodical approach and a good aptitude for detail is required.

Familiarity with computers is essential including the use of Microsoft office packages. Experience with using ALimS would be an advantage although full training can be provided.

Looking for further details?

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send your CV along with a covering letter to Salvatore.munago@alsglobal.com