Expires soon Adecco UK Limited

Micro biologist

  • Wakefield (West Yorkshire)
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • IT development

Job description

  Location
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
·  Salary
£11.96/Hour
·  Category
Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Food, Drink & Tobacco
·  Job type
Temporary
·  Industry
Science
·  External Reference
DW3

What to expect:

You will become a key member of the site Food Safety team, performing and monitoring food safety related microbiological tests in line with company and legal requirements. You will identify trends and opportunities for improvement and recommend any associated preventative and corrective actions. Key responsibilities include:

·  Work consistently with operational teams to continually develop quality performance and compliance

·  Review Food Safety performance and compliance against existing plans, identify gaps and recommend corrective and preventative actions as required

·  Support the launch of new sensitive products by execution and coordination of microbiology checks

·  Complete microbiological analysis as part of the investigation into complaints to identify the (potential) source/root cause to enable resolution

·  Co-ordinate and support site validation activities relating to facility, equipment, hygiene and CIP (Clean in Place) systems

·  Provide routine and ad-hoc microbiological reports, monitor performance and initiate relevant actions for results or trends

·  Routinely review microbiology testing data to identify adverse trends to avoid non-conformances against the standards

·  Manage and maintain condition and supply of microbiology testing equipment, consumables and laboratory facilities

·  Ensure efficiency of laboratory operations by identifying and exploiting new technologies

·  Provide basic microbiological training to other roles to expand site capabilities and flexibility

·  Perform internal audits, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), Hygiene audits and compliance checks

Skills & Essentials:

·  Bachelor degree or equivalent in Microbiology

·  Previous work experience of practical microbiological testing on food products

·  Good communication skills are essential

·  Methodical and organised

·  Good understanding of statistical process control and problem solving

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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