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Laboratory Technician (Microbiology)

Vacancy posted on:

Wickham Laboratories is a GMP/GLP compliant laboratory with over 50 years of global experience in specialised pharmaceutical and medical device testing in the fields of microbiology and toxicology.

Laboratory Technician (Microbiology)

No experience or degree needed, full training will be given

We currently have a permanent, full-time vacancy for Laboratory Technician in our Pharmaceutical Microbiology department. Working hours would be 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, occasional weekend working will be required.


  • Good organisational skills
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to record data accurately


  • Preparation of testing of pharmaceutical and medical device products
  • Routine quality control testing
  • Bioburden, preservative efficacy, endotoxin, sterility and validation testing
  • General laboratory and housekeeping duties


  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above, including Maths and English
  • A Level or NVQ (or equivalent) in science subject would be beneficial

Salary and reward package:

  Salary £14 625 – £17 690 depending on qualifications

  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment pension, life cover, employee assistance program and medical cash back scheme
  • Free car park, tea, coffee, hot chocolate and fruit
  • Free day of on your birthday

Closing date: Monday 20th February 2017

If you wish to apply, please send a covering letter and CV (clearly stating which vacancy you are applying for), to

We often receive a high volume of applications for our vacancies, as such, we are not always able to respond to every application.  If you have not received a response from us within 14 days of the closing date above, unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Wickham Laboratories Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer.