Laboratory Technician - Band 2 (Nutrition)

  • Unit 1 1-2 Links Industrial Park Trafalgar Way, Bar Hill,, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.

We aim to be the most competitive and the most productive service organization in the world. Our core competencies in inspection, verification, testing and certification are being continuously improved to be best-in-class. They are at the heart of what we are.

Job Description

  • Job Title: Laboratory Technician – Band 2 (Nutrition)
  • Job Type: Temporary - 6 months
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Job Location: Cambridge
  • Remuneration: As Laboratory technician, you’ll receive a salary of £17,500 per annum, depending on experience level, plus a contributory pension scheme and other benefits

As Laboratory Technician – Band 2 (Nutrition) you’ll be responsible for demonstrating a good understanding of the range of preparation and extraction procedures. You’ll provide support/assistance for trainee staff.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Blend, extract and analyse samples following the QMS guidelines and SOPs.
  • Working with Seniors and other management staff to ensure results are reported within customer time frames.
  • Understand and have the ability to explain the importance of QA/QC procedures.
  • Provide support/assistance for trainee staff and Band 1 technicians.
  • Undertake analyses in accordance with Company procedures under supervision of the Section Manager and Analysts.
  • Ensure analysis is undertaken in a manner which meets the requirements of any relevant accreditation standards (e.g., ISO 17025/MCERTS)
  • Ensure that all received items of goods receipted daily and effectively manage stock within the department. This includes stock counts and reporting of stock.
  • Ensure all relevant QA/QC criteria are met for analyses undertaken.


To be successful in this role, you’ll ideally have a qualification in science and ideally recent experience working in a laboratory.

In addition to the above you’ll also need to demonstrate the following;

  • Experience of working in a fast paced, high volume, ISO 17025 laboratory or similar.
  • IT literate.
  • Self-motivated

Additional Information

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