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Senior Microbiologist

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Haverhill, GB

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

We currently seeking to recruit a Senior Microbiologist to join our Quality Team based within Haverhill. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Microbiologist  to develop and progress a newly built ISO17025 accredited laboratory. Duties are likely to include: 


  • Coordination of Micro Activities (raw material and finished product testing) to ensure testing meets department agreed KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators).
  • Ensuring that laboratory results are consistent and meet customer requirements (i.e. no related justified customer complaints)
  • Ensuring that proficiency testing meets requirements (Z-score).
  • Ensuring that adequate and updated working methods are in place.
  • QM master data integrity – ensure the QM master data is maintained, so that materials are tested against the current IFF specification and that CofA’s (Certificate of Analysis) etc are not blocked.
  • Be involved in the Food Safety Programme via HACCP etc.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • HNC, HND, or Degree in Microbiology.
  • Experience within the food (or related) industry.
  • Prior experience in Microbiology.
  • Proven communication and organisational skills 


  • Experience with SAP software.


In return, we offer a competitive salary, along with an opportunity to develop your skills within a global manufacturing Organisation
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