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Research Scientist


Posted on Sep 16, 2021 by CV-Library

Cramlington, Northumberland, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Company Description

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.

We aim to be the most competitive and the most productive service organization in the world. Our core competencies in inspection, verification, testing and certification are being continuously improved to be best-in-class. They are at the heart of what we are.

Job Description

Job Title: Research Scientist

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Job Location: Cramlington

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Scientist to join our Specialist Team at Cramlington. This is a varied role covering microbiological food testing (food and non-food) and molecular testing.

Key Accountabilities;

* Sample registration: receiving samples,

* Test set-up according to set procedures and methods: routine microbiology and molecular (sequencing/PCR) etc..

* Recording, analysing and interpreting data

* Quality Assurance and record keeping


To be successful in this role, you’ll need experience of practical microbiology or a related science subject.

In addition to the above you’ll also need to demonstrate the following;


* Ability to undertake molecular microbiology with minimal supervision

* Ability to deliver experimental work to a consistently high and reproducible standard

* knowledge of food microbiology and laboratory-based practical experience

* Ability to work effectively as part of a team and individually.

* Good planning and organising skills.

* Flexible attitude to working hours

* Strong honours degree in relevant subject

* Relevant experience in a similar role


* Demonstrable experience PCR approaches and DNA sequence analysis

* Previous laboratory experience in commercial or University laboratory

* Appreciation of accreditation issues and procedures

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Confident and professional presentation skills

* Higher Degree qualification

Additional Information

APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially, and you will always receive an update within 10 business days

Reference: 214676328

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