Laboratory Technician – Enzymes / Microbiology

Up to £20000 per annum
01 Mar 2021
29 Mar 2021
Bio Catalysts
Process / Chemical
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Laboratory Technician (New Product Development)

Fixed Term contract: 6-9 months with potential to become permanent

Salary: £20,000 per annum (+ bonus & substantial benefits)

Location: Nantgarw, Cardiff

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Hours will need to be flexible to meet business needs)

Closing Date: 12th March 2021

The company has an opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to provide specialist support within the Technical & Compliance team.

Winner of the Queen’s Award for Innovation, they’re a customised enzyme discovery, development and manufacturing company based in the UK. They work with customers, many of which are the top blue-chip food companies, to provide unique enzyme solutions that help them solve process problems, valorise waste, facilitate biochemical reactions or deliver competitive advantage through using a unique product.

About you

Previous experience within a laboratory setting is essential for this role, as you will be responsible for performing enzyme assays and analysis. Good understanding of microbiology and enzymes will be distinctly advantageous, although comprehensive training will be provided. You will need to be systematic, analytical, have attention to detail, and be accurate in your work. You will also need to ensure quality standards are maintained to support a safe and clean working lab environment.

You will need to have practical experience of working in a lab environment along with:

* A’ levels - achieved at least 200 points at A/AS level (including DD at GCE A2 for two science subjects or equivalent)
* 5 GCSE’s or equivalent, (Grade C or above including Maths, Science and English)

A degree in a scientific discipline would also be a distinct advantage but is not essential.

To accommodate the enzyme development processes and to meet the needs of customers, you will need to be able to change your normal working hours (with prior notice).

If you enjoy practical work along with an enthusiastic approach and willingness to learn, are conscientious, friendly and have the motivation to succeed, please click on the APPLY button where you'll be redirected to the careers page to complete your application.

Candidates with experience of: Lab Technician, Laboratory Technician, Lab Assistant, Senior Laboratory Assistant, Laboratory Engineer, Laboratory Assistant, Lab Technician, Laboratory Tech, Lab Tech, Graduate Lab Tech, Science Technician, Enzyme Analyst, Microbiologist may also be considered for this role