Laboratory Analyst

b3 jobs
£25,000 - £28,000
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Graduate, Quality Assurance, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Laboratory Analyst

£25,000 - £28,000
Job ref: 8113

The company

This role is working for a company that was founded on a set of principles and a vision to become a leading, global supplier of products.

This family-run and friendly business utilises a unique combination of their rich heritage and expert advice to help their customers succeed.

About the Laboratory Analyst job

The purpose of your role as Laboratory Analyst is to conduct routine QC analysis as part of the quality control process, ensuring results are accurate and repeatable so the results provided can be trusted.

Excellent career progression opportunities are available for the right individual.

Key tasks:

  • Undertake all routine testing of raw materials, intermediates, finished products and external products.
  • Analysis of wastewater, ensuring it is within legal requirements for release.
  • Provide support to the daily laboratory function such as stocking equipment, preparation of solutions, equipment calibration, retention sample storage and preparing samples for customer requests.
  • Participate in the training and competence assessments of other Laboratory Analysts to ensure knowledge is transferred accurately.
  • Ensure stock levels are maintained and ordering of lab consumables.
  • Participate in internal and external repeatability tests to evaluate the accuracy level of the laboratory's systems.

Skills & experience required for the Laboratory Analyst job

  • Possess laboratory experience, most preferably within a food or beverage environment.
  • Preferably a degree holder in food science or other scientific discipline.
  • Excellent communication skills to work closely with the production team.
  • IT literate

More details

The Laboratory Analyst job is based in Kent and is paying £25,000 - £28,000 according to your experience (this includes a shift allowance of approximately £3,000 per annum).

The working hours are rotating shifts of 6 am – 2 pm and 2 pm - 10 pm, Monday to Friday.

How to apply

To be considered for the Laboratory Analyst job, please click the Apply button.

After you have submitted your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days on the assumption that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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Alternate job titles

Laboratory Technician | Laboratory Assistant | Food Lab Assistant | Food Science Jobs | Research Assistant


Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU
United Kingdom

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