We have an opportunity for a Microbiologist on our new weekend shift. Do you have the below skills and want to work 24 hours over the weekend (competitive shift premium applies)!

Shift Information: 24 Hour Weekend Shift

  • Late Option 11am - 11pm Saturday & Sunday
  • Night Option 11pm - 11am Friday & Saturday

A vacancy has arisen for a QA Microbiologist/Product Evaluator on a 24 hours weekend shift working in the QA Department reporting to the Senior Microbiologist.

Key responsibilities :

•Perform routine operations to ensure the accurate sampling and microbiological testing and release of mass, raw materials and finished product.

•Support Assembly in product evaluation of first offs and to work with Assembly in investigations if product does not meet required standards.

•Support Compounding in the testing of creams, lotions & liquids including 24 hour viscosity and colour matching


To succeed in the role you need to have the following skills:

•Understanding of Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP)

•Good Interpersonal and Communication skills

•PC Skills –Excel, E-mail, SAP

•Basic Microbiological Laboratory skills: Aseptic technique. Identification of bacterial isolates, media preparation and growth promotion

•Basic Laboratory skills: pi-petting, weight/volume techniques, pH , water content, viscosity


The ideal candidate will have:

•BSc Microbiology or equivalent or previous work experience within Microbiological/Lab Testing

•Experience of World Class Manufacturing techniques and methodologies including problem solving.

•Pharmaceutical, cosmetic or food industry background knowledge