R&D Laboratory Technician

Location West Yorkshire
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25k - 32k per year
Contact name: Jack Parker

Contact email: jack.parker@sciencesr.com
Job ref: 6255
Published: about 1 month ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Laboratory Technician to join a leading adhesives manufacturer based in West Yorkshire. As a Laboratory Technician, you will support the R&D team by conducting physical testing on adhesive products being developed in the laboratory.

To be considered for this role, you will have at minimum a BSc in Chemistry or a related subject, any experience in industrial laboratories is a bonus but not essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for CE marking requirements
  • Conduct hands-on testing on adhesive products, including tensile and hardness testing
  • Responsibility for maintaining the laboratory, organising calibration testing, managing stock levels etc.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Hold a degree in Chemistry or related field, with a keen interest in Polymer Chemistry
  • A practical scientist keen to get stuck in
  • Any experience working in an industrial laboratory is advantageous but not essential