Current Vacancy

Analyst - Food & Water Laboratory - Cardiff

Introduction

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


Contract Type

Permanent post (M – F, 37½ hrs / week)


Job Description

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


Salary

Dependent on experience


Application

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@minton.group