Job details QC Microbiologist

Posting Period

From January 09, 2022
to February 06, 2022

Country or region

United Kingdom

Location

Malvern, Worcestershire

Business Unit

Animal Nutrition

Department

Quality Assurance and Control

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

None required

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree

Salary

Based on experience

QC Microbiologist

Main Functions

LANUK is part of Lallemand UK and manufactures products for agriculture and the animal health business. We have two vacancies in our QC department for a Microbiologist.

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 and extraneous bacteria.
  • Perform laboratory tests according to written protocols and to record results appropriately on the relevant bench records;
  • Ensuring that site microbiological testing is performed following ISO9000/FAMIQS standards;
  • Maintaining and calibrating all microbiological laboratory equipment whilst following SOPs;
  • Providing knowledge and expertise for taking microbiological samples;
  • Performing environmental and/or critical utility monitoring as required.

Technical skills

Required

  • 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 9002, GLP, GMP, FAMIQS
  • Some work experience in a laboratory
  • Manual dexterity is an advantage

Personal abilities

Required

  • Must be able to organise their time effectively

An asset

  • Self starter, able to work independently
  • Ability to work productively in a small team

General criteria

An asset

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

Organization

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 4,500 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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