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Analyst – Food (Public Analyst)

Job Title: Analyst – Food (Public Analyst)
Analytical Services Division – Food & Water Laboratory
Salary: Dependent on experience
Position: Permanent (M – F, 37½ hrs/week)


We have an opportunity for a successful candidate to become part of our team in the dynamic and varied testing division.

The Role

We are looking for a candidate with great attention to detail and a high level of integrity, reliability and maturity. Qualified with a Science Degree with a minimum of 5 years post qualification day-to-day knowledge & experience of:

• HPLC e.g. Aflatoxins, Sweeter/preservative, artificial colours, etc.
• ELISA e.g. Allergens, mycotoxins, etc.

With a good familiarity of performing:

• titrimetry e.g. acidity, assay, etc.
• gravimetry e.g. moisture, ash, crude fibre, etc.
• wet chemistry e.g. pH, Kjeldahl, fat, acidity, etc.
All the above relating to food (& water) analysis.

Preference will be given to those also having laboratory experienced in:

• instrumentation techniques of analysis, e.g. GC, ICP, UV-vis, q-PCR, etc.
• GAFTA methods of analysis
• FOSFA methods of analysis
• Food Enforcement testing
• wider food (& water) analysis experience

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV with covering letter to

Job Descriptions/Specifications available on request.

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