Laboratory Assistant

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
North Lanarkshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Sectors
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Our client who is based within the higher education sector, have a temporary role for a Laboratory Assistant.
Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 7am - 3pm. This role is based in the West End of Glasgow with a pay rate of GBP9.00 per hour.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

- To be a member of the laboratory support team which provides a media, sterilisation, biological waste disposal and wash-up service.
- Collect contaminated glassware on a daily basis for hand washing, machine washing and sterilising as required.
- Operation of autoclaves and industrial washing machines.
- Monitoring deionized water production used for specialised washing machines.
- Visually checking all items of glassware making sure they are meticulously clean. Also repairing any chipped glassware using a Bunsen burner.
- Cleaning glassware to a very high standard. Preparing media when required.
- Keeping records of various items for charging
- Organising the collection and recording of lab coats from various areas for laundering.

The ideal candidate should have:

- A flexible and enthusiastic attitude.
- Self-motivated and able to manage time efficiently.
- High level of communication with customers.
- IT skills for ordering and for making labels.
- Ability to operate various laboratory equipment and high degree of forward planning