Laboratory Assistant

Location
Yorkshire
Salary
£8 - £9 Per Hour
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
07 Sep 2017
Ref
1221YAR
Contact
Katy Qutami
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

LABORATORY ASSISTANT – Temporary - Maternity cover contract

£8.50 per hour

POCKLINGTON (Yorkshire)

We are looking for suitably qualified people to work in a lab in Pocklington. Are you a graduate lab technician / chemical technician looking to gain experience in a laboratory / testing /analysis environment?

This is a fairly manual role and technicians are on their feet most of the day, predominantly dealing with soil samples there are some physical aspects to the job.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manning sample reception, opening post, sorting soil samples, numbering samples and preparing them for the drying process
  • Milling samples – a manual job, potentially half a day's work 2x weekly (a noisy, dusty job)
  • Weighing samples for analysis (this is a seated job)
  • Working in the laboratory wash area (cleaning glasswear etc)
  • Assisting technicians in other areas of the laboratory (e.g. collecting samples, simple sample preparation)

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

  • Educated to ‘A' level or equivalent in a Science
  • Experience of working in a laboratory preferred (even work experience)
  • A clear desire to learn new skills
  • Experience using various analytical methods

Key words:

York, Hull, Driffield, Pocklington, South Cave, Goole

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