Job details QC Biotechnologist

Posting Period

From February 05, 2024
to February 29, 2024

Country or region

United Kingdom


Malvern, Worcestershire

Business Unit

Animal Nutrition


Quality Assurance and Control

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

An asset

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree


24,000 to 25,000 depending on experience


Competitive social benefits

QC Biotechnologist

Main Functions

The role includes:

  • Ensuring microbiological testing is performed on all materials, intermediates and finished products following customer and company requirements;
  • Testing samples for lactic acid bacteria counts, yeast counts and extraneous bacteria;
  • Perform HPLC and other laboratory tests according to written protocols and to record results appropriately;
  • Ensuring that site microbiological testing is performed following ISO9001/FAMIQS standards;
  • Maintaining and calibrating all microbiological laboratory equipment whilst following SOPs;
  • Providing knowledge and expertise for taking microbiological samples;
  • Performing environmental monitoring as required.

Technical skills


  • A qualification to Degree or HNC/HND level or above in Microbiology/Applied biology/Biochemistry or similar

An asset

  • Experience of working within a Quality System such as ISO 9001, GLP, GMP, FAMIQS
  • Some work experience in a laboratory

Personal abilities


  • Must be able to organise their time effectively

An asset

  • Self starter, able to work independently
  • Ability to work productively in a small team
  • Manual dexterity is an advantage

General criteria

An asset

  • Driving licence
  • Some weekend work (for an hour or so) - not every weekend


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 5,000 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand Animal Nutrition is committed to optimizing animal performance and wellbeing with specific microbial product and service solutions. We develop, produce and market silage additives, probiotics, antioxidants and yeast derivatives for animal nutrition, as well as microbial solutions for animal environment. We serve all livestock markets: ruminant, swine, poultry, aquaculture as well as equine and companion animals. We like to define ourselves as a “field-led science supported” company. As such, our solutions are supported by a strong commitment to R&D and technical support with a team of experts in the field. Our solutions are marketed in over 80 countries around the world, through our own sales teams or local distributors.

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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