Laboratory Technician

  • Technical
  • Oldford
  • 26,691 USD / Year
  • This position has been filled.
  • Salary: £26,691

Do you want to work for a global leader in fruit transformation and chilled dairy products? Based in Oldford, Frome. Andros who in the UK is best known for Bonne Maman, a simple, high quality, wholly natural product now leading the conserve market and rapidly gaining share in chilled desserts and yoghurt

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will have experience working in a similar role, ideally in Food and Beverage industry, and therefore will be aware of the expectation for you to be highly self-aware, professionally mature. With the ability to react timely to escalate any issues to relevant colleagues and senior management.

This is a three shift rotating pattern of Monday to Friday 6am-2pm/ Monday to Friday 2pm-10pm and Sunday to Thursday 10pm-6am. Please only apply if you can commit to this pattern

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • To be able to carry out all tests within both labs (Chemistry and Microbiology), media preparation and operate equipment such as Autoclaves, FTIR Spectroscopes, NIR spectrometers
  • To be able to carry out environmental and plant hygiene swabs.
  • To be able to complete when required taste panels, and management of reference samples


  • There should be at least 12 months lab experience working within either chemistry or micro laboratory – ideally in Food and Beverage industry
    To be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and all levels of management
    To be able to demonstrate ability to work under pressure, assess workload and breaks to ensure all the testing required is carried in a timely manner
    To be able to work to strict procedures, and to be able to be audited while carrying out tasks within the lab.


Competitive salary
25 days holiday + 8 lieu days
Full company sick pay after qualifying period
Company pension 6% employer/ 3% employee
4 x Death in Service
Free car parking
Subsidized canteen
Staff shop
Free eye test and £90 towards prescription glasses
Long service recognition to include additional holiday