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R&D Lab Technician

Date: Aug 18, 2019

Location: Cork, C, IE

Company: Glanbia

R&D Lab Technician- 12 Month Contract 


A vacancy has arisen in Glanbia Ireland in the Advanced Analytical Team, R&D for the contract Position of R&D Technician based in our laboratories in Moorepark.


Key Responsibilities


  • Sampling, sample receiving, analysis and recording of data at lab scale
  • Perform routine analysis in a timely manner in order to meet deliverables
  • Data analysis and contribution to reports
  • To perform tasks with high attention to detail in order to provide consistent and reliable results
  • Participate in training and ensuring that all information received is understood
  • Uphold and assist in the maintenance of health & safety standards in the lab for themselves and for other users
  • Assist in method development and writing of standard operating procedures
  • Participation in Bench and Pilot scale trials on site and off site
  • Communicating with other functions within the organisation and external suppliers
  • Other relevant tasks to project work as requested by Advanced Analytical Team


Required Qualifications & Experience

  • A relevant degree or diploma in Food Technology/Science or a related subject
  • 3+ years relevant industry experience
  • A logical, structured, scientific approach combined with good record keeping
  • Attention to detail
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills 
  • Be computer literate
  • Full clean driving licence


Personal Profile

This role would be best suited to a self-starter with drive and persistence to see a job through to conclusion.  Ideally the person should be organised, methodical, factual, inquisitive, self-reliant, and have a strong need to maintain quality and achieve a worthwhile result.


If you are interested in the above position and believe you have the qualifications and experience required to fulfil the role, please apply for the role via our careers page