Trainee Science Technician


+ Employee benefits

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Consulting Sciences

We offer microbiology and consumer and sensory science consultancy services, including: analytical testing, safety and spoilage, molecular and microbiology methods, emerging microbiology, brewing microbiology research, industrial heat process microbiology, quality lab audit, and sensory science


The Microbiology Department comprises around 50 staff from a wide range of disciplines. It provides essential services to industry through a wide range of contract and research activities. The department is organised into seven operational sections: Industrial Process Microbiology, Microbiology Analytical Services, Microbiological Risk Assessment, Microbiological Safety & Spoilage, Molecular Microbiology & Methods, Brewing Microbiology and Emerging Microbiology. The Central Preparation Unit is at the hub to support all activities with an essential supply of media, consumables, and decontamination of waste.


To work as part of a team rotating to provide media, washing up and decontamination services to the Microbiology Laboratories. This is a training role with the expectation that after approximately 12 months Quality Control training will commence to enable progression to a Quality & Media Technician.

This is an introduction to the wider microbiology team.


  • Enthusiastic, proactive team player
  • Work accurately within specified time frames
  • Computer literate
  • An interest in science


  • Reward platform with employee discounts and rewards
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Buy and sell holiday scheme
  • A generous work save pension scheme, with employee contributions matched by the company up to 10%
  • Culture focus around work/life balance (early finish Fridays)
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant

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