Laboratory Technician

Position: Fixed term (12 months) to cover maternity leave

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Conditions: 40 hour working week with additional rotational weekend work during peak processing (Feb-Apr)

Reporting to: Laboratory Manager

Requirements for the position:

- NFQ level 6 or higher in science (with emphasis on chemistry, microbiology or food science)

- Experience in a laboratory/quality setting – this can comprise experience gained during studies as part of a work experience program.

- Strong analytical abilities.

- Self motivated and adaptable.

- Strong PC skills.

- Strong team working skills.

- Familiarity with ISO 17025 and its concepts.

Key Responsibilites:

- Handling, preparation and analysis of food, feed, water, seawater and wastewater in accordance with documented procedures.

- Checking the accuracy of calculations and transcription to reports.

- Maintaining necessary records in a manner, which will permit easy recall.

- Internal equipment calibration, monitoring and maintenance of associated records.

- Internal auditing (in house training will be provided).

- Upkeep of laboratory environment and equipment.

To apply for this position please forward your CV to geraldine.fox@pelagia.com.