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Laboratory Technician - Food Industry

28/07/22 Longford Neg

Permanent full-time

A Leading Food Business, based in Co. Longford, is seeking a Laboratory Technician to join their team!

The Laboratory Technician is a key member of the R&D Team, involved in the day to day running of the on-site laboratory. 

Reporting to the Development & Innovation Manager. 

Full-time, permanent position. 

Working hours:  Monday to Thursday 9.15am to 5.30pm, Friday 9.15am to 4.30pm

Salary is negotiable, depending on experience. 

3.5% pension contribution, death in service and income protection is provided. 


  • Ensure the laboratory operates efficiently in line with G.L.P and is audit ready.
  • Responsible for the daily chemical testing of raw materials and finished product as per schedule. 
  • Responsible for mineral analysis (monthly basis) Calcium, Phosphorous, Sodium.
  • Responsible for carrying out species testing on selected materials.
  • Responsible for the physical testing of intermediate products per Batch.
  • Responsible for the daily testing of effluent and reporting results.
  • Responsible for the weekly testing of boiler water and reporting results.
  • Responsible for the sourcing and purchasing of laboratory materials and equipment. Maintenance of adequate stocks at all times.
  • Involved in the installation and calibration of new equipment in the laboratory.
  • Liaise with departmental colleagues on current development projects.
  • Preparation and circulation of analytical reports trended and analyzed.
  • Trending and reporting of out of spec results for both finished product and raw materials.


  • Third Level Qualification in Food, Science or related discipline and experience of working in a laboratory.
  • Microsoft Office knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), experience of document control system and quality information system, with a strong emphasis on data interpretation.
  • The ability to work independently or collaboratively as part of a cross functional team.
  • Be highly customer focused and possess the necessary communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Be innovative, willing, and engaged in ongoing training on new processes & operations.
  • Good Problem Solving & Decision-Making Skills.
  • Must be flexible with a willingness to adapt to change. A “Can Do” attitude.


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Please apply by sending your CV to Laura Duffy at or call for more information.

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