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Senior Laboratories

Location: Hampshire Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare, benefits
Sector: Life Sciences Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Simon Douthwaite

Senior Laboratory Technician Disinfectant testing

Would you like to wokr for a highly successful laboratory testing organisation.

Senior Technician' in disinfectant testing in our Validation area.


  • Good organisational skills
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to record data accurately
  • Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure


To lead and perform disinfectant efficacy studies following client specific protocols and a variety of BS EN Methods. For example, suspension testing (BS EN: 1276 (Bactericidal Activity), BS EN: 1650 (Fungicidal Activity), BS EN: 13704 (Sporicidal Activity)) and BS EN: 13697 (Surface Testing).

  • Writing protocols for disinfectant efficacy studies, test method design and validation, SOPs, and study/technical reports.
  • General administration duties including collating, reviewing and approving various laboratory records.
  • To ensure work is completed to the required level of quality in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring stock levels of appropriate media and consumables are maintained at the desired level.
  • Conduct incident investigations concerning out of specification results.
  • Provide operational support, problem solving and suggestions to improve current processes.
  • Training and supervision of junior staff.
  • To communicate with customers over routine work requirements.


Bachelor's degree in microbiology or other related degree subject, or equivalent directly related experience.

  • Knowledge and competency in conducting disinfectant efficacy studies in a laboratory setting.
  • Knowledge and experience in disinfectant neutralization.
  • Understanding of microorganism growth and recoveries, and ability to apply skills to new situations.


Salary up to £24,000.00 depending on qualifications or experience

  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment pension, life cover, employee assistance program and medical cash back scheme
  • Free car park, tea, coffee, hot chocolate and fruit
  • Day off on your birthday (after 6 months' probation)


This position is based in Hampshire, for full details on the vacancy and location please get in touch.

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