Kiernan Milling – Experienced Lab Technician

DESCRIPTION

Kiernan Milling, a leading animal feed miller wishes to recruit an energetic and experienced lab technician for a new business venture as part of their state-of-the-art facility in Granard, Co. Longford

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be enthusiastic about their work and have ability to work well within a team and on their own initiative
  • Must have a recognized science (environmental/agriculture) qualification or minimum 3 years relevant experience.
  • Warm and friendly personality.
  • Good communication skills
  • Have a keen interest in soil science and water testing.
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with lab techniques, buffer preparation and calibration of equipment.
  • The ideal candidate will reside in this area or be prepared to move here.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate with team members and other functions to ensure all laboratory activities are coordinated.
  • Complete all appropriate training through SOPs and safety risk assessments.
  • Ensure laboratory equipment is cleaned, calibrated and maintained appropriately.
  • Perform water sampling tests such as pH, BOD, Conductivity etc.
  • Perform soil sampling tests such as lime requirements, pH and trace nutrients.
  • Provide advice and recommendations to customers based on soil & water analysis.

The candidate will be responsible for developing the new laboratory on site and should have at least 3 years’ experience working in a laboratory and have a good understanding of soil and water testing parameters. A farming background is preferred but not essential.

Salary will reflect ability of the candidate.

CONTACT

seanmcg@kiernanmilling.ie

Closing Date for CVs July 18th 2020

Updated: 26/06/2020 — 2:20 pm