Laboratory Technician

Location West Yorkshire
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££23k per year
Contact name: Jack Parker

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Job ref: 6144
Published: about 1 month ago

We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician to join a leading adhesives manufacturer based in West Yorkshire, on a 12-month fixed term contract. As a Laboratory Technician, you will be responsible for conducting QC testing on raw materials and finished products, as well as providing guidance to the production department concerning additions and procedures.

To be considered for this role, you will have A-Levels in scientific subjects e.g. Chemistry, and have a willingness to learn in a high-paced manufacturing environment. This role is working on a rotating shift system, 06:00-14:00 and 14:00-22:00.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To perform quality control tests including viscosity, density and gel time as per SOPs
  • Offer guidance to the production team, specifically on production processes to ensure finished product is made to specification
  • To improve product quality, pass rates and uniformity through quality support projects

Knowledge and experience:

  • Have A-Levels in scientific subjects for example Chemistry
  • Ability to work safely in a laboratory environment
  • Willingness to learn and develop in a fast-paced manufacturing environment