Apprentice Laboratory Assistant

Wigan & Leigh College.
Wigan, Greater Manchester
05 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Apprentice Laboratory Assistant with Nicepak International

Location: Wigan
Salary: £187.50
Hours: 37.5
Closing date: 06/10/2016
Ref: VAC001112755

Nicepak International are looking to recruit an Apprentice Laboratory Assistant.


Reporting to the R&D Product Development Manager the role involves:

  • Assisting in the formulation and development of new consumer products from laboratory scale through to commercialisation across baby, facial, personal care and household product categories.

  • Helping to provide a professional technical support service to the company.

  • Assisting in the planning and management of production line trials and mixing plant trials.

  • Being responsible for various tests that are routinely performed during new product development. 

  • Helping to generate in-house specifications 

  • Managing assigned projects completion, meeting required timescales.

  • Responsible for keeping the laboratory area clean and tidy.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all trials materials are kept in an orderly manner

  • As a member of the Research & Development Department you would have the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of colleagues from quality, production, engineering, mixing, regulatory, sales and marketing.

Skills required:

  • Laboratory Skills - the ability to work safely within the laboratory environment.

  • People Skills - in order to deal with and make a good impression on a wide variety of colleagues and potential customers

  • Computer skills - in order to maintain store and process computerised data spreadsheets in the most efficient and easily understandable manner.

  • Accuracy - It is vital that records are correct and complete.

  • Planning - The ability to plan ahead and prioritise workload to ensure that business requirements are met in a timely fashion.

  • Report writing - the ability to write clear and concise reports and trial instructions.

  • Display a positive attitude and behaviour

  • Flexible/adaptable

  • Quality aware

  • Respect for colleagues

  • Team player

  • Courteous

  • Positive attitude

  • Active

  • Self-motivated

  • Reliable and dependable

  • Forward thinking

Apply today by calling 01942 761111 or visiting