QA/QC Technician - new job in West Yorkshire, UK

QA/QC Technician
  • £25,000 - £27,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • West Yorkshire, England, UK West Yorkshire UK BD21 1AW
Job Ref: BBBH129006
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 02 May 2023
QA/QC Technician required based in West Yorkshire.

QA/QC Technician required based in West Yorkshire. Requiring a background in Science (preferably food/beverage and in particular microbiology) within Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC).

Title: QZ/QC Technician

Location: West Yorkshire

Salary: ~£13 per hour (40 hours per week)

Term: Permanent

SRG are currently working with a well-established, award winning brewery in West Yorkshire. Having a history spanning over 150 years, the business is continuing to grow. Due to this continued growth and an increasing workload, they are now looking to add a QA/QC Technician to their quality team on a full-time basis. The role will involve testing raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products through both chemical and microbiological analysis. This role will suit candidates that hold experience of Microbiology testing within a food or beverage industrial setting.

Benefits: This will be a full-time position (40 hours a week) with the potential to offer training within a specialised environment for the right candidate.

Role / Description:

Working alongside a technical team of Brewers, the main responsibilities of this position would be to analyse raw materials, spring waters and finished products, utilising the following techniques:

  • Spectrophotometry
  • pH
  • ABV
  • COD
  • Yeast Counts
  • Microscopy

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Collecting Microbiological samples for 3rd party testing
  • Analysis of Bacteria & Yeasts
  • Effluent stream testing
  • Maintenance & calibration of equipment

**Please note - This position may require the successful candidate to taste Alcoholic Beverages**


  • Proven background in Science is essential (either through education or work history)
  • Proven industrial experience within food, Beverage or Brewing (microbiology testing)
  • Previous laboratory experience within a similar environment is also desirable.

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If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Chris on 0161 868 2225.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: graduate, chemistry, chemist, food science, biology, brewing, beverage, testing, microbiology, biology, graduating, a-level, laboratory, lab, laboratory technician, lab technician, lab tech, spectrophotometry, pH, AVB%, percentage, COD, yeast counts, microscopy, bacteria, yeasts, effluent stream testing, alcohol, quality assurance, QA, quality control, QC

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

01/06/2023 08:49:18
GBP 25000.00 27000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Chris Beckenham

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