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Green Biofuels Ireland- Laboratory Technician

Green Biofuels Ireland- Laboratory Technician

Green Biofuels Ireland is the leading supplier of Bio Diesel, Glycerol, Potassium Sulphate, and other Biofuel products throughout Ireland. GBI are committed to sustainability and reducing CO2 emissions, helping to meet Ireland’s environmental GHG reduction commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, RED III and EU Fuel Quality directive.

At present we are seeking a full time Laboratory Technician for our lab in New Ross, Co. Wexford.

It will be a fixed term 24 month contract with a 6 month probationary period leading to permanent roll. The roll would suit a science based qualifications, with a fantastic chance to get hands on laboratory experience, supervisory skills in a modern sustainable company.

To apply for this role send CV to [email protected].



General Functions 

  • Maintain full in-house testing programme.
    • GC, methanol, ester content and tri glycerides
    • EN 14214 parameter techniques and analysis including ASH, Rancimat and CFPP.
    • Water by Karl fisher, volumetric and coulometric
    • Titrations / wet chemistry and Filtration
    • Analysis of feed stock, daily process checks and finished materials.
  • Maintain environmental tests and records, support for the EMS and the ISO 14001.
  • Monitoring key functions of production equipment and in-house calibrations.
  • Maintain quality assurance records. Quality system support ISO 9001,
  • Assisting other departments for ISO 50001 and ISO 14064
  • Sampling all products, from tanks, production lines and support process shift workers when needed.
  • Purchasing lab consumables by SAGE and assisting with ordering and distribution of PPE,
  • Gaining knowledge to participate in EU Biodiesel regulatory working groups

Key Skills:

  • Proficient in operation of laboratory testing equipment, including gas chromatography desired
    • Full Training to all SOP’s given
  • Ability to maintain accurate efficient recording systems.
  • Strong IT, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and work on own initiative as well as being a team player
  • Ability to research and learn new analytical techniques.


  • Third Level Degree in Chemistry and/or Science related discipline.
  • We will also consider students in their final year of study or excellent science based leaving cert background
  • Excellent PC skills, in particular MS Office