Laboratory Technician

Jarvis Johnson
up to £26k per annum
Closing date
13 Nov 2021

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Our client, a global Food Processor supplying bulk products has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Laboratory Technician to join their team in Staffordshire. 

Reporting to the Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental Co-ordinator, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Analysing food products to international standards
  • Following work instructions, procedures, and verbal instructions accurately
  • Keeping accurate and timely records of analysis
  • Maintaining a tidy and safe work environment
  • Calibrating and monitoring performance of equipment
  • Assisting with producing / updating Work Instructions and Risk Assessments
  • Providing comparative analytical data as requested
  • Assisting with quality checks
  • Providing support for internal and external audits and technical requests
  • Liaising with production, dry goods, and weighbridge

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Experience in a Laboratory Technician position, any industry considered
  • Computer literate and competent with Microsoft office
  • Able to work as part of a small team
  • Enthusiastic, reliable, and hard-working
  • Strong attention to detail, a systematic nature and good organisational skills
  • Able to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Excellent communicator at all levels both internally and externally

The Company:

  • Food group established in high growth areas, with international scope
  • The capacity to meet logistical and commercial challenges and has developed a spirit of close partnership with its customers
  • Seeks performance excellence in the constant search for quality and safety, aided by state-of-the-art equipment and sustainable development
  • Ambitious development plans

This is a full time role working Monday to Friday on an 8-hour shift between the hours of 6am and 6pm on a rota basis.  The position commands a salary of up to £26,000 dependant on experience and offers a generous benefits package.

If you are an experienced Laboratory Technician with a desire to join a growing Global organisation, then this could be the job for you.   If you are interested, please email  AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4580 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.



Jarvis Johnson is a Specialist Recruitment and Interim Management Agency, set up by Technical Managers and “Placing Technical First” for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

We have a total database of over 6,500 candidates within our specialist areas of Technical, Quality and NPD, built up over the last 20 years.  

We identify candidates with specialist experience, seeking referrals from influential candidates within the market, combined with advertising on Food Industry specific and generalist job boards as well as searching external databases and our very wide LinkedIn Network.

We truly believe in building strong relationships with both our candidates and clients and we go the extra mile to find candidates who really fit in terms of experience, skills and personality/ culture fit.

If you’re an Interim Manager who wants to be notified on upcoming assignments or you are looking for a new permanent role and want to be kept updated on new vacancies then please email an updated CV together with location and remuneration details to 

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email  for a copy of our Terms of Business or call 01302 366967 to speak to our ex-Technical Manager Managing Director, Lisa Johnson


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01302 366967
70-72 Nottingham Road
NG18 1BN
United Kingdom

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