Trainee Laboratory Technician

29 May 2019
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Trainee Laboratory Technician for a client based in the Dover area. The Trainee Technician will primarily assist technicians in the analytical chemistry department. There will also be a requirement to work in the physical test laboratory. In addition to laboratory work, the appointee will assist in developing and writing test protocols, methods and reports. The post will be supervised by the Laboratory Team Leader. It requires the ability to carry out repetitive work very accurately.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accurate laboratory work under guidance

    • Preparation of samples for chemical analysis (HPLC, GCMS, GFAAF, etc.)

    • Maintenance of records of work

    • Physical testing: tensile, pressure tests and flow tests.

    • Research ISO, USP and ASTM test methods and standards.

  • Support development of test protocols in collaboration with colleagues and clients

  • Support development of test reports in collaboration with colleagues and clients, working to the highest scientific and grammatical standards

  • Assist in laboratory cleaning and preparation

  • Accurately record test data

  • Maintain meticulous records

  • Understand and implement company quality systems and procedures

  • Comply with safe equipment and laboratory use

  • Follow Standard Operating procedures and suggest ways to improve processes and procedures

This is a permanent role, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. This is a great opportunity to be part of a well-established company, so if you feel you have the relevant experience then please apply with an up to date CV. If you have not been contacted within a week, you should assume that you have been unsuccessful at this time.