Would you like to work with us?
We are seeking a full time or part time member of our lab team! If you live near Rothamsted Institute, have experience in food processing or laboratory work, or have an interest in this area that you would love to develop, please read on.
Working closely with the Technical Services Coordinator, our Donor Recruitment Coordinator, lab technicians, volunteers, director and Trustees, the Technical Specialist will play an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the milk processing rooms, including milk tracking, pasteurisation, quality control, nutritional analysis and meticulous packaging.
The Technical Specialist will possess attention to detail and meticulous working, and enjoy working in a team that is driving excellence and innovation in the support of infant and maternal health. We need your energy and enthusiasm and offer opportunities to participate in a range of projects both within the HMF and with external collaborators. Full training will be given, but initially the Technical Specialist will be comfortable making independent decisions and working autonomously, as well as being part of a strong and happy team. The Human Milk Foundation and Hearts Milk Bank provides a fast-paced environment and we encourage developing independent solutions alongside the support of senior team members.
Support will be offered by the charity in the form of training, supervision and regular opportunities to gain new skills. Experience in a laboratory or food preparation environment would be helpful but is not essential. Candidates should also have an understanding of the role that milk banks can play in infant nutrition.
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