Laboratory Assistant

  • Job Reference: SWR2895
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Omega Ingredients
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £17,000 to £20,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Laboratory AssistantOmega Ingredients are a multi- award-winning manufacturer and supplier of innovative, natural, and organic ingredients for flavours and fragrances and to the food, beverage, cosmetic and toiletry markets. We are seeking a Laboratory Assistant to join our team at Great Blakenham, Suffolk

Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Laboratory Assistant is responsible for the seamless coordination of all technical and quality duties including preparation of product specifications, supplier and customer questionnaires, sample analysis and food safety. You will maintain a safe, clean, and organised lab environment in accordance with EH&S policies. 

Other duties will involve: 

  • Quality Assurance analysis for raw materials and finished goods
  • Assistance with customer and supplier technical questionnaires
  • Assistance with Quality Management System, including internal audits and customer complaints.
  • Complete product certification applications (kosher, halal, organic)
  • Liaise effectively and efficiently between Production, R&D and QA 

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours a week and on offer is a competitive salary of £17,000 - £20,000 per annum with 28 days holidays (including bank holidays) and the opportunity to accrue additional days for each year served, as well as a host of benefits including free gym sessions, private healthcare and cycle scheme plus lots more  

If you thrive on challenges and are enthused and motivated by variety, our dynamic and fast paced environment could be just right for you. Relevant Scientific background, such as a Science or Food degree qualification is essential and Maths, English and Science GCSE graded A-C. 

We aim to be the most outstanding International Creative Flavour and Fragrance Company, providing high quality performance products with customer focus delivered by a passionate and dynamic team and we can only do this if our teams contribute our vision and goals.  Our continued & planned growth allows us the opportunity to seek further talent to join our highly experienced professionals.  

As an Investor in People, we care what our teams think and are very proud to be able to offer an environment where you are more than just a number.  

If you would like to explore this opportunity, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV, including your email address and telephone number, as soon as possible.  We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Additional keywords: quality, technical, manufacturing, science, quality coordinator, technical coordinator 

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