Microbiologist position: BioCote Ltd, UK

BioCote Ltd is a well-established provider of antimicrobial technology and solutions. We work with major global companies and are therefore regarded as leaders in the antimicrobial technology industry.

As a consequence of business growth, BioCote® is now looking for a Microbiologist to join our experienced technical team in Coventry, UK.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, key responsibilities will include:

  • Measuring the antimicrobial performance of treated articles
  • Developing and assessing new products and chemical formulations
  • Quality control testing to ensure that partner products meet our minimum standards of antimicrobial efficacy
  • Analysing and processing data to create commercially meaningful information
  • Being aware of, and keeping up to date with, health & safety and regulatory issues
  • Liaising with key suppliers
  • Working collaboratively with the Sales, Marketing and Administration Teams

Applicant requirements

  • You will possess a degree in a science-related field (or equivalent)
  • Have a strong professional background in microbiology laboratory work
  • Be competent in the safe handling of microorganisms and in performing standard microbiology methods
  • Alongside technical competence, you will also be able to produce high-quality analytical work and help maintain the laboratory’s ISO accreditation
  • Experience with antimicrobial testing is desirable but not essential, providing familiarity and competence in practical microbiology can be demonstrated

Job details

  •  This is a permanent, full time role, although it may be possible for flexible hours for the right candidate
  • All methodological training will be provided
  • It is important to have an understanding of GLP requirements, CoSHH and risk assessments
  • To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK

If you are an enthusiastic microbiologist and the role interests you, please send a recent CV and a cover letter to Dr. Michail Karavolos

BioCote Ltd.
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