Laboratory Technician


Based in Wexford and reporting to the Site Quality Head, the role will involve working with a dedicated team to carry out a range of analysis of food products. The successful candidate will be based in the laboratory at Wexford.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analysis of dairy products including milk, cheese, whey, utilities, using approved analytical methods;
  • Sample management: sampling, receipt, preparation and dispatch to external labs;
  • Performing Quality assurance activities e.g. inspections, audits, documentation review at plant;
  • Successful implementation and participation in internal and external proficiency testing;
  • Use of LIMS to carry out all lab activities incl. sampling, results entry and download;
  • Review and maintain documentation of lab investigations as part of the Tirlán CAPA programme;
  • Adherence to the Good Lab Practices and Health / Safety standards;
  • Completion of other Quality and food safety related business needs as/if they occur.

Key Requirements

  • Third level qualification in Science or a related discipline;
  • Experience of lab work in food industry;
  • Experience of LIMS and statistical data analysis;
  • Good in MS office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word…)
  • A strong communicator and ability to work effectively as part of a team;
  • An ability to interpret test data and problem-solving skills;
  • Good organisational ability;
  • Desire to do further relevant training and improvement;
  • Proven ability to work with own initiative and within a team.

We offer

  • Free parking;
  • Collaborative work culture;
  • Career progression opportunities.

About us

Through our expertise in research and development, customer insights, food safety and state-of-the-art manufacturing we bring innovative food and nutrition solutions to a global market.  Our new and vibrant headquarters in Kilkenny City operates as a collaboration hub where multi-functional teams come together in a hybrid work environment.

We believe in the value of difference. We know that different perspectives, life experience and backgrounds can drive innovation and deliver growth.

We welcome people from all walks of life without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status.

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