Fermentation Technician

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  • Location: ROI

  • Salary: neg

  • Sector: Food and Drink

  • Closing Date:

  • Job type: 

    Scientific
  • Contact: Janette McCleave

  • Contract Type: Permanent

Our client is a global food business with a multi-million pound turnover, and are now recruiting a Fermentation Technician to join their laboratory.

Reporting to the Fermentation Lead, the Fermentation Technician is a key role that supports microbial fermentation production.

Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day operation of bench-scale bioreactors, incl. basic operations like preparation and sterilisation of bioreactors, maintenance and calibration of probes and pumps.
  • Collecting/interpreting data generated from the fermentations including viable cell counts.
  • Harvesting and downstream processing of fermentation samples for use in field trials.
  • Disassemble and clean of bioreactors at end of runs.
  • Preparation of media and stock solutions, master- and working-cell-banks
  • Input laboratory data (online, offline and other analytical data) into data management system and summarising data in spreadsheets.
  • Actively communicate and productively and collaboratively interact within and between teams.
  • Maintain laboratory documentation in accordance to required scientific, regulatory and intellectual property requirements.
  • Coordination of maintenance and repair, as needed.
  • Environmental monitoring within the laboratory
  • Maintain a clean working environment within the laboratory
  • Follow SOPs and safety protocols

Criteria:

  • Level 5 qualification in a science related discipline with previous laboratory experience to include experience in basic techniques related to sterile technique.
  • Excellent IT skills including databases, excel, word and statistical packages.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal), excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • A team player.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with a sense of urgency

Salary is competitive depending upon experience and will be discussed upon application. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience within a forward thinking, innovative organisation.

For further information or a confidential discussion please call us on +44 2890 826044 or email your CV through the link.


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By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

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