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Laboratory Technician

Frome, Somerset
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
Do you want to work for a global leader in fruit transformation and chilled dairy products? Based in Oldford, Frome. Andros who in the UK is best known for Bonne Maman, a simple, high quality, wholly natural product now leading the conserve market and rapidly gaining share in chilled desserts and yoghurt

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will have experience working in a similar role, ideally in Food and Beverage industry, and therefore will be aware of the expectation for you to be highly self-aware, professionally mature. With the ability to react timely to escalate any issues to relevant colleagues and senior management.

This is a three shift rotating pattern of Monday to Friday 6am-2pm/ Monday to Friday 2pm-10pm and Sunday to Thursday 10pm-6am. Please only apply if you can commit to this pattern

Main tasks and responsibilities:
To be able to carry out all tests within both labs (Chemistry and Microbiology), media preparation and operate equipment such as Autoclaves, FTIR Spectroscopes, NIR spectrometers
To be able to carry out environmental and plant hygiene swabs.
To be able to complete when required taste panels, and management of reference samples

There should be at least 12 months lab experience working within either chemistry or micro laboratory - ideally in Food and Beverage industry

To be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and all levels of management

To be able to demonstrate ability to work under pressure, assess workload and breaks to ensure all the testing required is carried in a timely manner

To be able to work to strict procedures, and to be able to be audited while carrying out tasks within the lab.

Competitive salary

25 days holiday + 8 lieu days

Full company sick pay after qualifying period

Company pension 6% employer/ 3% employee

4 x Death in Service

Free car parking

Subsidized canteen

Staff shop

Free eye test and £90 towards prescription glasses

Long service recognition to include additional holiday


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £26,691.00 per year

Company pension
Discounted or free food
Employee discount
Life insurance
On-site parking
Sick pay
8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift

COVID-19 considerations:
We supply hand sanitiser and social distance

Ability to commute/relocate:
FROME: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: One location
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  • Job Reference: 719542038-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Andros UK
  • Location: Frome, Somerset
  • Salary: £26,691
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent