Laboratory Analyst - General Micro

ALS Environmental
11 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
ALS Environmental is one of the UK’s leading providers of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of customers enabling them to meet their environmental regulatory requirements. We offer an extensive range of UKAS, MCERTS and DWTS accredited analytical services for Water, Land and Waste monitoring.
We have developed a range of analytical services that meet our customers’ specific needs, including standard industry, regulatory and bespoke analytical suites. We are able to respond to customers’ analytical and sampling requirements via our network of laboratories and service centres across the UK and Ireland. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

Analyst 1, Microbiology – Coventry

An opportunity has arisen for an Analyst 1 in the Microbiology team at ALS Environmental in Coventry, West Midlands.
As an Analyst 1 you will be completing, to the required quality standards, the analysis of samples for a range of Microbiology methods.

About the Position

Hours Per Week: 37
Days Per Week: Thursday to Monday (8.00 – 16.00)
Basis: Fixed term (until June 18) and Fulltime
Annual Salary: £15,500
Closing Date: 15th March 2018

Key accountabilities about the Position:

• Samples completed in compliance with quality management system
• Samples completed to allocated quantities and deadlines
• Adhere to Health and Safety and Company policies and procedures
• Maintain daily service delivery to Company KPI’s
• Understand customer requirements
• Work with other team members to ensure efficient flow of samples

About you

To be successful in this role you will require the following Competencies:
• Ability to follow instructions and procedures
• Good communication skills
• Basic IT skills
• Work effectively in a team
• Ability to plan and organise own work area
• Attention to detail and the ability to keep accurate records
• Customer focused
• Flexible

Skills and Experience

• 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above to include Science, Maths and English
• A level or equivalent in scientific subject
• Ideally some laboratory experience

Employee Benefits Include:
• Annual Leave commencing at 25 days (rising to 27) plus 8 public holidays
• Ability to Buy/Sell annual leave
• Enhanced Company Sick Pay Scheme
• Celebrating Success Recognition Awards
• Learning/study support and Professional Fees paid
• Group Personal Pension Plan
• Childcare Vouchers
• Car Parking on-site