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Senior Laboratory Technician

22/03/24 Longford Neg

Permanent full-time

Quorum Search Partners have partnered with a leading FMCG manufacturer in search of a Senior Laboratory Technician located in Longford.


This role will play a key part within the R&D Team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the on-site laboratory.


Working Hours: 09.15 to 17.30 Monday to Thursday, 09.15 to 16.30 Friday.


Full time, Permanent Position.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Pension contribution.

20 days Annual leave.



  • Ensure lab operates efficiently, aligning with standards and staying audit-ready.
  • Perform daily chemical testing on raw materials and finished products according to schedules.
  • Conduct monthly mineral analysis (Calcium, Phosphorous, Sodium).
  • Perform daily effluent testing and report results.
  • Conduct weekly boiler water testing and report findings.
  • Source and purchase lab materials and equipment while maintaining sufficient stock.
  • Assist in installing and calibrating new lab equipment, including initial and subsequent calibrations for finished products and raw materials, and report findings.
  • Carry out species testing on selected MRM materials and physically test intermediate products (Gels/Guars) by batch.
  • Collaborate with departmental colleagues on ongoing development projects.
  • Prepare and distribute analytical reports with trends and analysis.
  • Monitor and report out-of-spec results for both finished products and raw materials.



  • Third level qualification in Food, Science or related discipline and 3 years experience of working in a laboratory.
  • Strong Communication Skills with all organisational levels.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, along with experience in document control and quality information systems, with a focus on data interpretation.
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively within cross-functional teams.
  • Highly focused on customer needs, with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Willingness to embrace change, adapt to new processes, and engage in ongoing training.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Meticulous attention to detail in all tasks.


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Please apply by sending your CV to Lisa O' Connor at or call for more information.

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