Hartley People Recruitment are thrilled to offer an enticing opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to become a part of our Client’s team based in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. As a proficient Lab Technician, you will collaborate with a committed team of technicians, a laboratory manager, and fellow team members in conducting various Chemistry and Microbiology analyses that are integral to maintaining milk quality control and ensuring quality assurance.
- Conducting Raw Milk Analysis, which encompasses:
- Utilising chemistry methods such as FTIR, Gerber, Kjeldahl, LCMS/MS.
- Performing antibiotic and inhibitor analysis.
- Applying microbiological methods, including the testing of private well water, SPC, and culture methods.
- Conducting Rapid Microbiology Tests, including Bactoscan, Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISA), and PCR.
- Ensuring meticulous completion of all documentation and maintaining records.
- Participating in internal and external proficiency tests.
- Taking responsibility for equipment cleaning, maintenance, and calibration.
- Maintaining day-to-day laboratory hygiene standards.
- Promptly escalating any non-conformances or potential non-conformances and actively participating in laboratory investigations and continuous improvement initiatives.
- Possess a qualification in Microbiology, Food Science, Chemistry, or an equivalent quality-related course.
- Preferably have knowledge and experience in the Agri/Dairy sector, though not mandatory.
- Exhibit effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate within a team.
- Demonstrate excellent IT proficiency.
- Exhibit the capability to interpret test data and strong problem-solving skills.
- Display flexibility and dynamism, coupled with strong organizational abilities.
- Willingness to undergo further relevant training and continuous improvement
Interested? Call Kathryn on Hartley People’s office number 051 878 813 or email your CV Kathryn@hartleypeople.com.
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