Microbiology Technician – Path Lab - Intertek1243

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Job Title: Microbiology Technician – Path Lab
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Job Category: Laboratory
Job Location: Stoke on Trent

Do you have a good standard of education in Science, English and Maths and looking to start a career in food testing?

Do you want to be part of a fast-growing, dynamic, successful team as part of a FTSE 100 company? 

Are you looking for your next challenge in Stoke, where you will be encouraged to reach your highest potential? 


An opportunity has arisen for a Microbiology Technician to perform microbiological testing of food samples (e.g. Raw Materials, Bulk, intermediates, finished goods, components, water etc.) for its site in Stoke on Trent.

The Microbiology Technician role will involve:

Performing analysis 

Maintaining all quality records and systems in accordance with ISO17025

Taking part in any required additional training related to the position

Following the company’s Health and Safety Policy and promoting a positive safety culture

Assisting with general laboratory housekeeping and maintenance of stock levels

The role will a permanent full-time position based in Stoke on Trent (ST6), which is a multi-discipline site ensuring Food safety in the UK and offers good transportation links to all surrounding areas including the M6. The role holder will be required to work 2pm to 10.30pm, Monday to Friday and weekday/weekend overtime as required.

In addition to generous paid holiday we will provide you with the required training, education and mentoring that will allow you to meet the requirements of the role and develop new skills to progress in your career.


Good IT literacy skills

Good general standard of education in Science, English and Maths.

Experience in a similar working environment within a UKAS accredited laboratory (beneficial, but not essential)

Ability to follow instructions and procedures.

No formal qualifications are required because we will provide comprehensive training that will allow you to meet the requirements of the role and develop new skills to progress in your career.


Global pioneers in the Quality Assurance industry, they are the only company in the world that delivers – on a truly global scale – a fully integrated portfolio of Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification services.

Over 44,000 employees located in 1,000+ laboratories and offices across the world.

Our innovation-led, end-to-end Total Quality Assurance (‘TQA’) proposition helps organisations operate safely, effectively and with complete peace of mind in an increasingly complex, fast-changing world across all industries.

A focused strategy and culture that gives employees the right platform to grow and develop their careers


Please provide a CV, Covering Letter (outlining your suitability for the role) and salary expectations to mailto:katarzyna.bednarczyk@intertek.com. All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment.

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