Laboratory Technician (Media) - FTC Until Nov 2022
Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
5d ago

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable.

From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services.

It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 50,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories.

Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years

Job Description

Please note working hours are on a 3 week rotational shift basis :

  • Week 1 Monday-Friday 12pm-8pm
  • Week 2 Monday-Friday 12pm-8pm Saturday 7am-3pm
  • Week 3 Tuesday-Friday 12pm-8pm
  • Purpose, liaise closely with main laboratory and path laboratory technicians and team leaders.
  • To produce all media in a safe and appropriate manner, and in line with standard operating procedures.
  • To ensure the correct use of PPE at all times.
  • To be familiar with COSHH guidelines and working practices within the media laboratory.
  • To follow standard operating procedures and safe working practice to ensure the safety of self and colleagues.
  • To ensure that all equipment is kept within recommended limits for calibration and maintenance in order to adhere to quality targets.
  • Ensure that production work is conducted in a clean and tidy manner with due attention to the careful maintenance of all laboratory fittings and equipment.
  • Advise Laboratory Manager without delay of any problems affecting operations in the production area of the laboratory.
  • Ensuring that any relevant paperwork related to the production of media is kept up to date.
  • A flexible approach to work will be required to assist other departments as and when required.
  • Responsible for maintaining some stock inventory.
  • Assist with continuous improvement within the microbiology department
  • Qualifications

  • Strong communciation skills.
  • An eye for attention for detail.
  • Used to working in a fast paced environment.
  • Team player.
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