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ILS - International Laboratory Services - Food Division and Pharmaceutical Testing Careers/Jobs/Positions

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.



Laboratory Assistant

Food Chemistry Department

An opportunity has arisen for a Laboratory Assistant to join our professional Food Chemistry Team. The role involves carrying out routine sample preparation in a fast paced environment. You will be supporting Technicians within the department to ensure our high quality service is maintained. Duties include preparing food samples by grinding/blending and cooking in readiness for further testing within the Laboratory.

To be successful in this role you ideally will hold GCSE’s at grade C and above. Previous Laboratory experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given to the successful candidate. You will be able to work in a team and be able to perform at a fast pace.

This position is 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 5.00 pm.

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: Wednesday 23rd July 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 3 weeks of the closing date and unless you hear from us you may assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.