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Chemistry Laboratory Technician

Buckinghamshire   •  £20000 - £25000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

An opportunity has arisen within a national food company for a Chemical Laboratory Technician to join their team. You will be carrying out ELISA-based testing as well as sampling and testing raw materials for research and development projects. You will require a chemistry-based degree (or similar) and experience working with ELISA.


  • Log samples, collect data, make measurements, and take action following the set guidelines.
  • Carry out ELISA-based allergen testing, operating all relevant equipment.
  • Relates own tasks to the delivery of company Quality Management goals.
  • Perform required measurements and interpret findings.
  • Carry out activities in accordance with internally approved protocols.
  • Sample and test raw materials to determine appropriate functionality.
  • Undertake research and development (R & D) projects under the supervision of the line/project manager.
  • Use analytical techniques to analyse raw materials, and finished products and report against agreed standards.
  • Perform tasks required to test and trial ideas.
  • Gather, consolidate, analyse, and report data effectively using IT packages where applicable.
  • Present technical information clearly and concisely.
  • To observe Health & Safety regulations and follow guidelines and procedures in accordance with
  • COSHH, as stipulated by the company.
  • To maintain laboratories in a safe, tidy, and clean manner.

Experience Required


  • BSc Chemistry / Biochemistry / Analytical Chemistry or related subject
  • Theoretical understanding of chemistry or Biochemistry
  • Laboratory practical skills
  • Interpersonal skills - teamwork
  • Organisational skills


  • Previous experience with ELISA techniques
  • Previous experience in an accredited analytical laboratory
  • Understanding of food science

Competitive Salary - Pension - Holiday - Training Schemes - Employee Discount Schemes

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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7408
  • Posted: 16th June 2022
  • Expires: 14th July 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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