Laboratory Assistant

North Lanarkshire
24 Jul 2019
21 Aug 2019
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
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