Laboratory Technician (Microbiology)
Auckland - West
Temp assignment for Micro graduate with leading commercial lab
Chance to gain experience and develop skills
Our client is a leading edge assurance company providing services that span the entire food supply chain with a combination of audit, inspection, farm assurance, biosecurity, advisory and food testing capabilities. They have leading positions in core markets of New Zealand and Australia, and are continuing to grow their presence across the Asia Pacific and Gulf States regions. They work alongside customers to assure the safety and quality of food being produced for millions of people worldwide.
At their Auckland Food Testing Laboratory, they require a full time Temporary Technician in one of their Microbiology Laboratories to cover a busy seasonal period. This is a Tuesday to Saturday shift pattern (Tues to Thurs 12.30 start, Friday-Sat 11am start). You will be expected to handle general microbiology samples which include food and meat products.
The roles will be responsible for
Ensuring procedures and guidelines are followed for the completion of all testing and/or data processing.
A good understanding of science underpinning and the methods used.
Ensuring correct procedures are used and adhered to.
Use of technical equipment as required in line with standard operating procedures.
Ensuring that the Supervisor or Team Leader is aware of any delays or issues.
Actively participate in audits and ongoing training.
Complete special projects as and when required.
The ideal candidate will
Have NZ Bachelors degree with a major in Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, Biotechnology or related degree.
Be able to work well within a team and be adaptable.
Have excellent attention to detail and able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.Have excellent clear communication skills (verbal and written).
Be available to work weekends and be flexible with working hours.
This role would suit a recent graduate who is looking for their first Technician role.
Please note: You must be currently based in Auckland to be considered for this position with a valid work visa. ]]>