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ILS Limited Laboratory Careers and Vacancies

 

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


 

Shift Supervisor


Food Microbiology
35 hours per week Working a Rolling 4 on 4 off Shift Pattern - 1.30 pm to midnight

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Shift Supervisor to join our professional Food Microbiology Department. You will be a motivated and committed individual to lead a team of Shift Technicians and will be responsible for the management of testing within the Food Microbiology Department, specifically that are carried out during operation of the 4 on 4 off and twilight shifts, in accordance with compliance. The Food Microbiology Department is a fast paced environment and routinely tests 7,000 samples a week for a wide range of bacteria and pathogens. The majority of our food microbiology testing is covered by our UKAS Accreditation, (ISO 17025), although not exclusively to this scope, we are also TLAS, M&S and DEFRA Approved.

You will ensure that all testing is carried out in strict compliance with Standard Test Methods and that UKAS and any other regulatory requirements are met within the section and that staff are made fully aware of these requirements.

The person appointed should be educated to degree level in a relevant subject plus have proven laboratory management experience and people management skills. Sound interpersonal skills are essential as the role involves working closely with our customers. You will be able to demonstrate effective leadership skills, be flexible in approach, good organisational and excellent IT skills. Experience of validation of new methods and keeping abreast of new technologies is essential for this post.


Interested? Please send your full CV to HR-Jobs@ilsmail.co.uk and a covering letter or post it to Human Resources Department, ILS Ltd., Shardlow Business Park, London Road, Shardlow, Derbyshire DE72 2GD.

Closing Date: Friday 23rd January 2015

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.


 

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 HR-Jobs@ilsmail.co.uk or post it to Human Resources Department, ILS Ltd., Shardlow Business Park, London Road, Shardlow, Derbyshire DE72 2GD.

Closing Date: Friday 23rd January 2015

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.