Laboratory Technician - Arla Foods Aylesbury

6 days left

Location
Aylesbury
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
28 Sep 2017
Closes
26 Oct 2017
Ref
39583
Contact
Arla Foods Limited
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world's favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Cravendale, Anchor, Tickler, and Lurpak - names like these, make us a vital, natural part of everyday life in over 100 countries around the world. At the heart of our business are 19,000 global employees and every single one of us plays an important role. Together we build on our €10bn turnover and continue to grow our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.

Our £150m Aylesbury dairy is the largest fresh milk processing facility in the world and as we look to increase production volumes we are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate people to help drive our site forward.

We currently have a vacancy for a Laboratory Technician to join our Technical team.

Responsibilities
In this fast paced role you will perform various QA tests from the raw material to the finished products, including fat % analysis using infra-red analyser and water content using cyroscopes. Conducting chemistry tests on water samples and microbiological testing methods on products, you will analyse and interpret the results, detecting antibiotics and testing shelf life.To be successful in this role you will be a proactive individual who is an effective team member, with the ability and willingness to work on your own initiative. It is essential that you are able to deliver accurate results within tight and pressured timescales.



Skills
Preferably degree qualified in Microbiology or other relevant science subject, you will have previous laboratory experience ideally within the food and beverages industry. The department operates 3 rotating shift patterns between 6am and 11pm which will include weekends and bank holidays.

In return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work with a market leading company that encourages internal promotion.

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