Microbiology Technician

£18,775-£20,000 pa dependent on experience

+ 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


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


This is a trainee grade for candidate with A levels or equivalent and no practical experience. It is anticipated that candidates would move to a trained technician position (G2) after successful completion of suitable training period (approximately 12 months).


  • Keen interest in scientific subjects as shown by relevant A levels or equivalent qualifications
  • 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%
  • Permanent health scheme
  • Culture focus around work/life balance (early finish Fridays)
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant

Additional information:

​You'll work Mon-Friday 8am-4pm

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