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Senior Microbiology Analyst

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 10th August 2020
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Microbiology Analyst?

Latis Scientific Ltd are a fast paced growing organisation and we are looking to recruit a Senior Microbiology Analyst to assist with this development.

As part of a larger multinational group the successful candidate will have opportunities to develop their expertise and grow within the group.



About the role

About the role

As a Senior Microbiology Analyst you will assist with the supervision, training and development of Microbiology staff, ensuring workloads are efficiently managed and ensuring the highest standards are maintained for all work carried out in the Microbiology Laboratory.

You will be responsible for analysing and investigating results for a range of scientific work and will be expected to develop and maintain knowledge of standard operating procedures, ensuring appropriate action is taken when this has not been complied with.

What will I be doing?

  • Undertaking and supervising the analysis of water including specialist analytical work from a wide variety of sources and, on occasion, other matrices in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Analysis and investigation of results in conjunction with the Analysts, Deputy Laboratory Manager and Laboratory Manager.
  • Assisting with the daily planning of the workload and communicating with colleagues to effectively implement this plan.
  • Develop, validate, review, update and implement standard operating procedures, for work undertaken in their area of responsibility, in conjunction with senior staff.
  • Ensuring that procedures are followed routinely and departures or changes are brought to the attention of the Deputy Laboratory Manager and Laboratory Manager.
  • Undertake data entry using a Laboratory Information Management System
  • Undertake training of Analysts.

What are the requirements?

  • The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (scientific discipline or combination of disciplines) with previous experience of working in a laboratory environment.
  • The role requires excellent attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and a resourceful approach.

Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

In 2018 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement.

As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us.

We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible.

We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation and opportunities.

If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution.

Latis Scientific Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

If you apply for any of our vacancies and do not receive an automated response within 24 hours of submitting your application, please email us at careers.uk@suez.com

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