Lab Technician

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  • Department / Function :
  • Manufacturing
  • Location :
  • Wellpark
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • The iconic Wellpark Brewery has stood in the heart of Glasgow for over 450 years and is the home of Tennent’s Direct. We are Scotland’s leading brewer-led distributor, supplying venues with all their drinks needs, from fine wine to draught beer and everything in between. Built on a culture of trust, we are committed to doing what’s best for our customers, our people and our world and we’re proud to say that our team know the Scottish hospitality industry better than anyone. With unique insights and experience, we help shape what the nation is drinking.  


    Sunday 23:00 - 06:00, Monday - Thursday 22:00-06:00

    Monday - Thursday 14:00 - 22:00 early finish of 20:00 on Fridays

    Monday - Thursday 06:00 - 14:00, early finish of 12:00 on Fridays

    About the Role

    To undertake daily/weekly/monthly tasks in order for the Quality Department to meet KPI requirements for cost, quality, service and behaviours through agreed ways of working.

    Key Accountabilities 

    • Food safety and quality culture advocate, led by example and promotion of a culture whereby food safety, authenticity, legality, and quality are everyone’s responsibility
    • Comply with Statutory & Legal requirements
    • Comply with Safety, Health & Environment requirements
    • Comply with any appropriate production or food safety regulations as defined by policy or legislation eg HACCP
    • Undertake activities to ensure the department meets all of it’s KPI Targets. These will include
    • Routine analysis
    • eg OG/ABV, WAL, Colour pH, N2, TPP, VDK, Nibem, BU, Iso/Tetra, Glycol, Haze/HFT, SO2, Water checks
    • Routine Micro
    • eg Drips, Kegs, Process samples
    • Instrument calibration
    • eg Alcolyser, Rapitec, Spectrophotometer, DMA, DO2/CO2/N2 meters
    • Interpretation of results/problem solving
    • Participate in audits
    • eg Pack Quality, Process Audit Checks, HACCP audits
    • Housekeeping
    • eg 5S, goods intake, parcel despatch
    • Other duties as appropriate
    • Undertake training for new skills & tasks as required
    • Attend Meetings & Briefings as necessary
    • Comply with all documentation and transaction requirements
    • Ensure that all internal & external customer requirements are met
    • Remain up to date with emerging issues, legislation, and good practice

    About you 

    • HNC or equivalent in Science subject
    • Brewing Foundation an advantage
    • Experience in a brewery or food-manufacturing lab
    • Able to carry out scientific analysis of samples
    • All operational training to be able to do the role is provided

    About Us 

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal 

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