Eurofins Food Testing Ireland has a requirement for a Chemistry / Enviromental Laboratory Technician in our Food & Dairy Chemistry / Enviromental Laboratory at our Cork site.
This role will be responsible for performing various analytical tests on waste water samples, dairy, food, feed and agricultural samples using a variety of test methods and techniques in our busy INAB accredited contract testing laboraotry.
The purpose of this role is to perform laboratory analysis using various techniques NMR, Leco, HPLC, GC and classical wet chemistry methods.
You will also assist with sample handling and preparation, data entry and approval using LIMS while ensure requirements of the quality system, ISO 17025 and INAB are adhered to in all activities.
Undertaking day to day effective, accurate and efficient processing of workload in the food chemistry laboratory and to perform tasks assigned by the Senior Laboratory staff.
Adhering to regulations and laboratory policies regarding health and safety and to maintain a clean and hygienic working environment.
Handling and testing samples for various water, dairy and nutritional tests according to documented procedures, including attention to sample preparation, temperature control, storage and prevention of cross-contamination.
Maintaining accurate and systematic records of testing.
To have a sounds knowledge of relevant documents within the Quality system including SOPs, Quality Manual, and relevant methods applicable to the post.
Reporting any faults to the Laboratory Supervisor.
Participate in the training programme, undergoing further training as required and participating in schemes to ensure on-going competence.
Additional duties as required by the Senior Staff so to fulfil the requirements and demands of the laboratory.
Complying with all aspects of Eurofins H&S policy.
Uphold and maintain confidentiality at all times.
Degree level qualification in Food Science, Environmental or Analytical Chemistry or other relevant subject
Record of ongoing professional development
Previous experience working within an accredited contract testing laboratory or food industry laboratory environment is essential.
Thorough understanding of relevant quality system and accreditation requirements
Good keyboards skills and experience of LIMS Systems, MS Office packages in particular Excel.
Good standard of written and spoken English and numeracy skills.
Who we are looking for :
Hard working self-motivated and professional team player
Ability to work well under pressure
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, organise and co-ordinate your own workload
Good written and verbal communication skills.