Multi-disciplined Laboratory Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship at Kendal Nutricare Ltd

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Multi-disciplined Laboratory Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship

Training to become responsible for:

  • The analysis of Raw Materials / Packaging / Intermediates / Finished Goods
  • Calibration of analytical Equipment
  • Undertaking ad-hoc analysis as required
  • Ordering & provision of consumables & chemicals
  • Maintenance of data systems
  • Own Health & Safety and those around them through Good Laboratory Practice

Training to be provided

The broad purpose of the occupation is working at the forefront of technology to carry out both routine and one-off laboratory testing (and manufacturing where relevant) and perform a variety of technical support functions across the organisation.

In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with the laboratory manager and colleagues, internal departments such as manufacturing, procurement and quality, internal customers such as medical staff, teaching staff and students, external suppliers and customers such as service engineers, delivery drivers, regulatory bodies and inspection teams e.g. HSE.

Desired skills

  • A good standard of education in a scientific subject
  • Good communication and multi-tasking skills
  • Critical and analytical thinking

Personal qualities

Desirable but not essential:

  • Experience in a food Laboratory in a relevant discipline e.g. Microbiology or Chemistry

Good computer literacy is essential

Desired qualifications

Ideally, 4 x GCSEs, including English, maths and a science – Grade C/4 (or equivalent) or above.

Future prospects

Potential of full-time employment or progress to higher level apprenticeship.

About Kendal Nutricare Ltd

Kendal Nutricare, The Home of Family Nutrition, is located in Kendal, Cumbria, the Gateway to the English Lake District National Park. We specialise in the manufacture of world-class nutrition products from early life nutrition to adult and senior formulations. Our product range includes infant and toddler milk and infant cereals, adult meal replacements and speciality formulas such as anti-reflux, anti-colic, lactose-free and hypo-allergenic. Our team of microbiologists, laboratory technicians and quality assurance scientists ensure we embed high standards in every stage of production following the Codex Alimentarius, EFSA and CFDA guidelines. Our Kendamil infant formula is the only infant formula made in the United Kingdom. We are proud only to use traceable British milk certified by the Red Tractor Assurance Scheme.

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