Trainee Microbiology Technician (MAS)

£20,591 pa

+ 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

Microbiology Analytical Services

Campden BRI provide science, technology and innovation support to the food and drink industry. Our Microbiology team test for viruses and pathegons in food & drink, test during the manufacturing process and offer consultancy work- supporting our members- food & drink manufacturers, retailers and aligned industries.

You will support the Microbiology Analytical Services section who offer an ISO17025 accredited testing services for a full range of pathogens and spoilage organisms.


  • ​Microbiological testing of samples.
  • Sample Receipt Steward.
  • Maintain records in accordance with Quality systems.
  • Main laboratory facilities and equipment as detailed in the Business Management System, including performing housekeeping duties in both all laboratories areas.
  • Demonstrate in audit situations if required.
Please note this is an entry level role and we're looking to offer the opportunity to start your career in science!


  • Work accurately within specified time frames.
  • Ability to work within a team with supervision and accurately follow instructions/SOPs.
  • Flexibility to undertake a number of tasks and help to  prioritise tasks.
  • Accurate record keeping and reporting.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • ‘Can do’ attitude.



  • 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

Additional information:

  • ​You'll work Mon-Friday 8am-4.30pm 
  • There is a weekend rota- every 5-6 weeks you will have to do several hours over one weekend which will be paid overtime.
  • Please note due to our location you will need to drive and have your own transport.

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