Lab Analyst Assistant

  • Location
    Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary
    £ 10.65 - £ 14 / Hourly
  • Category
    Science - Food Science & Technology
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference

We are currently recruiting a Laboratory Analyst Assistant for a global Food & Beverage company based in Leicester.

Offering a pay rate of £10.60-£14.00 per hour based on a experience, working 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday.

This is a temporary contract, estimate to last approximately 7 months with the potential to be extended.

Key Responsibilities

  • Unpacking and booking in samples for analytical testing

  • Sample preparation

  • Perform accurate analysis and reporting of analytical samples in compliance with the client global procedures and standards

  • Complete relevant method and instrument quality checks as required

  • Responsibilities with regards to equipment calibration and maintenance schedule for the lab on instruments associated with relevant analyses

  • Troubleshoot technical issues relating to lab analysis, carrying out sample maintenance as required. Arrange service visits for relevant equipment when necessary

  • Complete relevant tasks within in the lab to ensure it is a clean and safe working environment

  • Ensure that all required stock is managed and ordered in a timely manner to enable smooth flow of workload

  • Work with the team and Lab Manager to ensure compliance to Quality Management Systems, as well as ISO17025 requirements and accreditation body requirements

  • Participate and demonstrate competency in proficiency testing schemes and ensure adequate follow up to the results recovered

  • Demonstrate adherence to site Health & Safety and Good Laboratory Practise policies and procedures.

  • Support specific lab activities such as COSHH assessments, permit writers and others as needed

Experience and Qualifications

  • Relevant Science Degree (BSc)

  • Good understanding of knowledge of GLP / laboratory quality standards (e.g. ISO17025)

  • Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, flexible, and adaptable.

  • Strives for high standards, seeks innovative solutions, and demonstrates a high degree of attention to detail.

  • Good technical, communication & analytical skills.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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