Job Type: Kickstart
What you need to know: Closes 9/11/21
To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.
Eurofins Food Testing UK Limited
To support the efficient operation of the laboratory, to ensure that schedules are met, and that the quality of work meets specified standards. Ensures that laboratory is a safe environment, and that appropriate safety equipment is available and used.
Performing duties in accordance with the requirements of cGMP. Ensure that activities are planned to provide an accurate and timely service to support business requirements. Keep line manager informed on a regular basis of progress and any circumstances which alter agreed timescales. Complete all other tasks as delegated by management.
Perform the following as required:
Responsible for ensuring that daily consumables are monitored and stocked.
Responsible for ensuring glassware and other tools are readily available to analysts.
Logging new reagents into the system, logging out expired reagents, segregating reagents into specific locations.
Ensures that there are no chemicals or reagents in the laboratory that have expired.
Responsible for calibrating automatic pipettes and balances.
Responsible for logging of columns and new equipment.
Responsible for refilling desiccators and pipette washers when out of date.
Responsible for removing laboratory waste (includes waste from Micro).
Responsible for ordering of materials, including following up on ordered items.
Responsible for keeping the laboratory area clean and tidy in all areas.
Responsible for the maintenance of the water systems.
Responsible for preparing reagents prior to analysis.
Responsible for administration of documentation, i.e. filing, archiving.
Responsible for organising and arranging for samples to be sent out for inter-company analysis.
Responsible for keeping their training records up to date.
Responsible for cleaning laboratory equipment as required, e.g. refrigerators, etc.
Responsible for all storage areas, cupboards, drawers in the laboratory, i.e. they are tidy and only contain relevant items.
After training, any other techniques as deemed necessary by management to assist the business in meeting timelines
Ensure all tasks are performed in accordance with Eurofins quality policies and procedures and satisfy the requirements of cGMP
Ensure that all activities are performed in a safe manner in keeping with the Company’s written procedures.
Effective communication skills.
High level of attention to detail.
Good timekeeping and attendance record.
Ability to manage own workload and follow instruction
Monday to Friday 8.00am to 1.30pm
ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
All of these areas will be covered as part of initial induction and training. Participants will also attend two Employability Skills workshops the first focuses on the general concept of what makes someone employable and encourages discussion around skills, behaviours, qualities, experience and training. The second workshop is more specific covering key areas including problem solving, organisation and prioritising.
Participants will also attend a third workshop focusing on Job Search skills – content includes CV writing, interview skills and preparation and how to use social media in your job search (including LinkedIn)