Laboratory Technician - Temporary Vacancy

£8 - £9 Per Hour
09 Aug 2018
06 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN – TEMPORARY VACANCY (12 weeks approx., there is the possibility of a permanent contract with Yara.)

£8.50 per hour /(C£17,000 permanent)


An exciting opportunity to gain experience working in the laboratory of the UK’s leading soil and leaf tissue analysis business has arisen for an enthusiastic technician. This is a fairly manual role and technicians are on their feet most of the day, predominantly dealing with soil there are some physical aspects to the job.



  • 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)




  • 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


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