Quality Control Microbiologist - Heywood, England

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Control Microbiologist to join the QC department of Neogen Culture Media, Heywood.

Neogen Europe Ltd covers Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) territories of Neogen Corporation, a top performing NASDAQ listed business employing over 1700 people worldwide. Neogen Culture Media products are used by leading scientists and researchers around the world in a variety of applications, including food safety and the production of vaccines.

The Quality Control Microbiologist, working with the QC Team Leader will form an integral part in the day to day running of the Quality Control Laboratory to ensure efficient testing of raw materials and Neogen Culture Media products.

This will include assisting with the day to day management of all laboratory tasks, records and retained samples in compliance within Quality Systems to enable timely delivery of Neogen Culture Media products to UK and Export customers.

The main features of the role are: 

  • To carry out microbiological testing and quality control procedures on finished products and raw materials according to the Standard Operating Procedures deployed within the Quality System.
  • Prepare working cultures according to the Laboratory Code of Practice.
  • Assist in any product investigations and evaluations when required.
  • Calibrate and monitor laboratory equipment to required parameters
  • Prepare finished product samples for physical and performance testing
  • Maintain stock solutions and media
  • Assist in laboratory method revisions and data entry

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing organisation. Company benefits include: service linked holidays, contributory pension scheme, complementary life insurance, share purchase scheme and competitive salary.

If you are motivated by the above positions and you have the relevant skills and experience and are ready for an interesting, full time, permanent job with great job satisfaction then submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@neogeneurope.com explaining what makes you stand out from the crowd!