Job Title :
Scientist II Microbiology 6 Month Contract / Secondment
Requisition ID : 128877BR
Basingstoke with circa 1 day a week remote working
Thermo Fisher Scientific
you’ll do challenging work and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organisation you will be encouraged to perform at your best.
With revenues of $24 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry , we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
The job : As a
II in our
Molecular Food Safety Team
you will be working on a number of varied, concurrent projects. You will be part of a small, specialist team, made up of scientists from a range of backgrounds : your duties will include validation, PCR and you may also work on COVID related projects.
Your key responsibilities will include :
Leading and carrying out food pathogen testing for the development, verification & validation of molecular food safety products
Coordinating validation (, AFNOR) of protocols for molecular products against ISO / USDA-FSIS / FDA-BAM standard methods
Interpreting large, complex datasets and make technical decisions, recognising where support is required
Planning and execution of custom protocol investigations for new and prospective customers
Proactively seeking solutions to mitigate risks that may impact project work / timelines
Presenting R&D project information to a range of audiences
Providing the R&D team with regular progress updates
Assist with product demonstrations for internal customers
Maintaining laboratory notebooks to the appropriate standard
Fulfil your duties in line with Health and Safety policies and procedures
Who we are looking for :
You need to be passionate about science, with experience of working in an industrial lab
Have competency in basic scientific techniques with the ability to pick up technical information quickly
Previous experience of leading a project / piece of work
A degree in Microbiology or another area of biological science
Good organisational and communication skills able to work well as part of a team and with a broad range of stakeholders
Self-motivated, with determination and the ability to work flexible hours (early start, late finish) in a high pace environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel
What’s in it for you :
Competitive base salary
Free on-site car parking
A competitive contributory pension
Private medical insurance
About us :
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science , with annual revenue exceeding $24 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer .
Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.
Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivalled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon.
With Thermo Fisher Scientific, it’s not just a career. It’s a chance to realise your best professionally and personally.