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Careers - Vacancies at ILS

International Laboratory Services (ILS) is a market leader in the provision of contract laboratory testing services in the UK, providing a wide range of UKAS accredited, GMP compliant chemical and microbiological testing to both the food and pharmaceutical industries.

ILS is an independent laboratory situated in Shardlow, Derbyshire. We are a busy, modern facility catering for a varied and wide client base. As with most companies, our clients require a fast, efficient and accurate service, therefore we need staff to help us achieve this.


Please see be below for a list of our current vacancies


Sample Receipt Laboratory Technician

Food Microbiology Department
10.30 am – 7.00 pm (40 Hours per week)


You will be based in the Food Microbiology Laboratory supporting the running of the Sample Receipt Department. You will ensure that all samples are received into the Department and logged into the LIMS system in the correct manner and must adhere to the requirements of UKAS, Standard Test Methods and Operating Procedures and Health and Safety Rules.

Previous experience is not necessary, as full training will be given, although you will have energy, enthusiasm and drive and expected to have a good general education with GCSE’s A-C Grades in Science or equivalent. You will be computer literate and have good communication skills and confidence in liaising with clients externally and internally. You will have a keen eye for detail, good organisational skills along with speed and accuracy skills. Previous experience of working in a laboratory environment would be desirable.

This position is 40 hours a week a 30 minute break

The opportunity to join the employer contribution pension scheme is also available.

Interested? Please send your full CV to or post it to Human Resources Department, ILS Ltd., Shardlow Business Park, London Road, Shardlow, Derbyshire DE72 2GD.

Closing Date: Friday 31st October 2014

Please note that this job may close early if a large number of applications are received. All short listed candidates will receive details of the interview within 6 weeks of the closing date and unless you hear from us you may assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.