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Laboratory Technician

Job Reference : SET-AMX-02751
Location : ATC - Maidenhead
Closing Date : 26/07/2018
Jobs Start Date : 06/08/2018
Salary : Competitive
Department : ATC - Cereals Milling & Baking Science
Employer : ATC
Hours Per week : 37.5

Role:

To undertake various activities within the laboratory contributing to the success of the Cereals, Milling & Baking Science Team and of ATC as a whole. The main functions of the job will be:

(1) Sample administration
(2) Cereal and Baked product analysis as required and additional duties as required to fulfil the requirements and demands of the laboratory

The role will involve working as part of the laboratory team, being responsible for delivering all work to agreed business deadlines. The role also includes being part of a weekend rota for shelf life testing, which typically would be for one day for two hours every 2-3 weeks.

Key Accountabilities:

•Maintain a good working relationship with the Laboratory team as well as other ATC colleagues, which is especially important for sample administration

•Ensure analysis is carried out correctly, according to the method and is technically valid

•Excellent record taking for traceability as well as full filling the BMS and UKAS criteria

•Carry out work in order of priority and meets customer deadlines

•Maintain a clean and safe working environment

Experience & Qualifications

•A level qualifications in science or equivalent or experience gained in food related environment.

Excellent IT skills, key for sample administration.

•Ability to work as part of a team.

•Willingness to learn laboratory methods and follow set procedures.

•Good written and verbal communication skills.

•Ability to show a well organised approach to work