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Pesticides Supervisor

We are working in partnership with Campden BRI in the recruitment of a Pesticides Supervisor to undertake the analysis of samples in the Pesticides Group and all associated activities.

Having been established for over 100 years, Campden BRI is well known for its breadth of services. With over 2,400 member companies, including the top 10 UK retailers and the top 15 global food & beverage manufacturers, clients view the organisation as an extension of their own in-house technical team.

The main duties of the role will be to;

· Analyse foods for pesticide residues by GC/MS and LC/MS but could extend to other methods of analysis

· Supervise the operation of the Pesticides Group - including, but not limited to client contact, resources, training, reporting and technical excellence

· Stewardship of sample receipt

· Calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company who make a difference and help companies succeed through the services they supply. In order to be considered for the role you will;

· Be a graduate from a scientific subject or have equivalent industry experience

· Have experience/knowledge of pesticide regulation and testing requirements

· Show demonstrable experience working in a laboratory environment

· Have competence in the operation and maintenance of GC/MS and LC/MS equipment

· Prove previous experience of managing a team and training junior staff

· Stakeholder management experience including negotiating with customers

As well as a competitive base salary of between £22,350 - £30,000 DOE, Campden BRI offers a strong rewards package including;

· Company Pension Scheme with matched contributions up to 10%

· 24 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) with the opportunity to Buy/Sell holidays

· Comprehensive Training and Development and the potential to be supported through a wide range of external training

· Income Protection Scheme

· Life Insurance

Campden BRI are situated in the picturesque village of Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire and is the largest employer in the local area. The site offers state of the art laboratories as well as onsite parking, a subsidised restaurant, and a glorious wetland area. Due to the location of their laboratories you will need to drive due to the lack of available public transport. Chipping Campden is within a 1hr commute of places such as Cheltenham, Gloucester, Swindon, Oxford, Stratford, Tewksbury, Banbury, Worcester and Leamington Spa.


Remuneration: £30,000
Location: Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
Reference: JN -032021-26106_1614709379
Type: Permanent
Sector: Technology & Digital
Date Added: 02 Mar 2021
Closing Date: 30 Mar 2021

To apply for this role, please email Lisa Smith with your CV and supporting statement/cover letter including reference number JN -032021-26106_1614709379