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Reference number: SW-009742
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Employer: Lion Little World Beverages
  • Location: South London SE16 3LL
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LAB TECHNICIAN Job Description

The Lab Technician works as a member of the QA team at Fourpure.  As a member of the QA team they cover all routine lab testing required to support the brewery operation, and to support the Lead Lab Technician functions.

The role

  • Assist in management laboratory operations including stock levels, calibration and maintenance of the equipment
  • Perform standardized laboratory tests on raw materials, water, the brewery environment, in process and finished beer
  • Perform standardized micro analysis on water, wort, the brewery environment, in process and finished beer
  • Participate in complaint investigations ensuring feedback is timely and accurate and appropriate corrective actions are put in place
  • Contribute to site cost saving activities
  • Fully engage in our hygiene and safety culture and handle all chemicals safely
  • Tracking appropriate records and maintaining SOPs
  • Support internal stakeholders with technical input and problem-solving skills for complex issue resolution
  • Support the quality improvement program to reduce complaints
  • Support factory based QSHE audits and inspections to verify compliance against defined standards and codes of practice. Audit examples include – GMP, HACCP verification, CCP audits, internal audits, H&S
  • Cover Lead Lab Technician duties where appropriate


  • Primary qualifications in a technically related discipline i.e., Science
  • Brewing and packaging knowledge desirable


  • Strong analytical skills, ability to design new tests, set targets and draw meaningful conclusions from the results
  • Strategic thinking & planning capability
  • Technical aptitude for identification of hazards and quantification of risks relating to food safety and quality
  • Analytical problem-solving skills for continuous improvement
  • Project management skills
  • Strong influencing and engaging skills with peers and leaders
  • Lab experience preferred
  • QC experience preferred


Additional information

  • A day off on your birthday!
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme (+ many other benefits)
  • A generous free beer allowance and taproom benefits!

If you’re interested in any of our roles, please email your Cv to Andreia at

Date posted: 13/05/2022

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