R&D Microbiologist

  • Salary: Up to £20 per hour
  • REF Number: 00048266
  • Consultant: Graeme Pallas
  • Contact: 0191 384 8906
  • Date Published: 22.05.2020
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical, Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Location: Reading, Home Counties
  • Discipline: Microbiology

CK Group are recruiting for a R&D Microbiologist to join a global FMCG business at their new research and development site based in Reading on an initial 6 month contract.

The Company:

Our client is a global business who develop and manufacture fast moving consumer goods for domestic and commercial uses.


This role is will be located at the company's new R&D facility located in Reading.

The Role:

The successful R&D Microbiologist will be responsible for:

  • Qualifying and validating the effectiveness of a new microbiological tool relative to company products and reference chemicals, confirming the accuracy and sensitivity of the techniques relative to known reference cultures, and establish the relationship relative to traditional microbiological techniques.
  • Training others in the operation of the equipment, sample analysis and data handling.
  • Generating data to help validate the technique.

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • A PhD in Microbiology, Bioanalytical, or a closely related discipline.
  • Good critical thinking skills with an ability to turn data into learnings and influence project direction.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with others.


For more information or to apply for this R&D Microbiologist position, please contact Graeme Pallas on 0191 384 8906 or email gpallas@ckscience.co.uk, quoting job ref 48266.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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