Laboratory Technician

Recruiter
Intech Recruitment Ltd
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£18500/annum shift + bonus + overtime
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Would you like to work in a state of the art Laboratory in North Cambridgeshire for a rather innovative organisation?

My client does prefer practical Laboratory experience, but MIGHT consider a fresh Graduate with a relevant degree and the right attitude to work!

Main purpose of the role: -

* Carry out materials testing in accordance with specified internal procedures
* Be accountable for the accurate recording of test results
* Monitor the quality of materials produced at various stages of production and report any issues as required
* The Quality Control of Incoming raw materials
* Support projects

Background I am seeking in you: -

* A BSc or higher in a Chemistry related subject, Physics or Materials Science
* Excellent attention to detail and good record keeping
* Be Computer literate (e.g. Excel, Word)
* Be able to work on your own and also work well as part of a Laboratory/Quality Control team
* Be willing to work shifts and at weekends as part of a shift pattern
* Excellent written and verbal English
* Have good colour vision for quality inspection

* Previous Materials testing experience in a Laboratory post degree is preferred

Whilst training you will work office hours Monday-Friday. This gives you better support from the Manager (who I placed personally) and the opportunity to work across all shifts, to get to know your colleagues better.

After successfully completing your training you will then work: 6:00 - 14:00, 14:00 - 22:00.

Dependent on work load, there also might be requirements for you to work 22:00-06:00 too.

Shift allowance is up to £2000 per year extra. It's £25 per night worked, from Sunday night - Thursday night. If you work Friday night as overtime, it is then double pay and double the shift allowance and double pay for. Over time on a Saturday or Sunday is always double time and anything in the week over your standard yours is paid at 1.5.

Your starting salary of £18,500 increases to £19,000 once a successful probationary period has been passed.

Additional benefits include a Bonus paid monthly (worth up to £2000 per annum), company pension, healthcare, life assurance and paid overtime too!

For more information and to apply for this position, please send your CV with a covering email to explain why you feel you should be considered for this post.

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