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Laboratory Research Assistant

CPA Recruitment
30,000 - 50,000 + Benefits (depending on experience)
Closing date
4 Dec 2020

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Laboratory Research Assistant

C30,000 to 50,000 depending on experience

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global business with manufacturing sites in Asia

The role
The role of Research Assistant is to support the development of new applications pipelines, from the assessing customers’ requirements through to application development.

Duties and Responsibilities
•    Working with internal and external sources to expand knowledge and experience of  enzyme use in the production processes and customer requirements;
•    Developing new applications to meet new or existing customer requirements;
•    Developing new techniques with HPLC, GC, and other appropriate technology (including mass spectrometry );
•    Preparing samples for analysis or testing;
•    Selecting and adapting the most appropriate methods and techniques from a variety of possibilities;
•    Independently performing tests or analyses using a variety of methods and techniques, which may require solving problems inherent with the methodology; calculating results, evaluating findings and determining need for further analysis; preparing comprehensive reports which document methodology, evaluating findings and explaining other information pertinent to the analysis.


Qualifications and experience:
•    A minimum of an MSc in biochemistry though a degree in food science is preferable;
•    Understanding of characteristic of chemicals from their name/formulating is necessary;
•    Experience of using HPLC, GC and/or MS would be required;
•    Understanding/experience of general food industry production processes and requirements would be advantageous;
•    Application / product development/ Analysis experience within food production industry is necessary.
•    Knowledge of enzymes and applications of enzymes in the food industry would be advantageous;

For a comprehensive job description please call Lesa Lynch on 020 8203 1000 or email your CV to


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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