Laboratory Technician Fixed Term Contract - Aylesbury
We currently have a vacancy for a Laboratory Technician to join our Technical team at our diary manufacturing site just outside Aylesbury.
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.
Applicants should, ideally, be degree qualified in Microbiology or another relevant science subject and 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.
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®, Castello®, and Lurpak® - names like these, make us a vital, natural part of everyday life in over 100 countries around the world.
Please apply online as soon as possible