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United Kingdom - Swindon
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To carry out sampling and testing within the Microbiology Quality Control Department in an effective, efficient and compliant manner. In particular this includes water sampling/testing, environmental & personnel monitoring, diagnostics, the control of media and the autoclave/wash-up area.

  • To perform routine laboratory sampling and testing
  • To complete documentation within the department to appropriate company standards, as required.
  • To ensure that all work carried out complies with departmental procedures and cGMP.
  • To ensure that all testing lead times are complied with, subject to there being no attenuating circumstances.
  • To communicate effectively and proactively with others on site and to participate with departmental and site wide problem solving as required.
  • To ensure that all health and safety procedures are adhered to with respect to personal duties and the duties of others.
  • To carry out other tasks which may be required from time to time.
  • Ensure cGMP is applied in their area of work and comply with cGMP in all areas of the business.

Health & Safety:

  • Understand emergency procedures and safe systems of work.
  • Compliance with all EH&S requirements.
  • Observe safety behaviour in the working environment.


  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above is required.
  • A minimum of 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) in science-based subjects is required.
  • Understanding of cGMP would be advantageous, although training will be given.
  • Previous laboratory experience is required.


  • Ability to work to critical time lines.
  • Effective communication skills at operational levels.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.


  • Understand emergency procedures and comply with safe systems of work.
  • Ensure compliance with environment, health and safety rules, signage and instructions at all times.
  • Ensure prompt reporting and investigation of all accidents, near misses and breaches of rules.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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