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Microbiology Assistant

  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: £15.00-£20.00
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Closing: 8 March 2021
  • Ref: 906766

Main Skills

  • Provide support to Micro & GMP Manager in order to maintain GMP, Hygiene and microbiological standards within the factory and laboratory areas.
  • Provide expert micro / hygiene support in root cause analysis investigations and the development of corrective and preventative actions.
  • Provide proactive support to the business in identifying microbiological and hygiene risks.
  • Performing microbiological testing and release of raw materials, in-process sampling, and finished product sampling.
  • Performing Environmental Monitoring including water and air Sampling / Testing.
  • Performing Bacterial / Mould Identification
  • Performing preparation and quality control of media.
  • Performing Internal GMP / hygiene audits.
  • Develop validation protocols to ensure change is managed correctly.
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety Requirements.
  • Provide cover for QC Analyst.


  • BSc degree in Science (preferable).
  • Good knowledge of microbiological testing methods i.e. BioLumix System (preferable), TVC Testing, Enrichment Testing.
  • Experience and knowledge of GMP and hygiene standards (preferably gained in the personal care or food industries).
  • Experience in working in a QC Lab.
  • The use of RCA techniques and tools (preferable)

Key Skills

  • Inspection and verification of incoming materials, in-process and finished product sampling in line with established sampling plans.
  • Developing new and improving existing sampling plans in line with customer requirements.
  • Provide support to the GMP & Micro Manager in microbiological and hygiene improvements.
  • Managing the quarantine of Non-Conforming materials.
  • Participating / leading RCA of microbiological and hygiene non-conformances.
  • Maintaining quality system documents, records, and databases.


  • Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am until 5:30pm (can be flexible)


  • Weekly pay
  • accrued holidays
  • pension scheme
  • high street discounts
  • free onsite car parking
  • kitchen facilities and more

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