Chemistry Laboratory Technician

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Reading
Salary
£12.57 - £15.35/hour
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Chemistry Laboratory Technician, Salary/Rate - £24k - £30k per annum
Location - Reading

Chemistry Laboratory technician required to join a well known international organisation on a temporary assignment, with an immediate start date available for the ideal candidate.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking and dynamic organisation in a laboratory based role. The client offers excellent working conditions in Reading, Berkshire

Duration: 6 - 12 months
Hourly Rate: £12.57 to £15.35 per hour
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Hours: 12 hour shifts. 06:30 to 18:30 or 18:30 to 06:30. Rotating shift schedule.

The Chemistry Laboratory technician will be responsible for:

* Sample, analyse and approve incoming raw materials to support factory production.
* Sample and carry out chemical analyses of mix batches to ensure the efficient running of the mix room.
* Sample and carry out chemical analysis on finished products as required.
* Carry out analysis of water, to ensure specification limits, before release.
* Use of laboratory equipment - control and maintenance of equipment.
* Be responsible for Good Laboratory Practices in the area of work. These include: Good housekeeping, accurate record keeping and filing; the correct and accurate use of agreed analytical procedures; maintenance and calibration of lab equipment; handling of out-of-specification results to agreed procedures.

Assist in other areas of the Quality department including Microbiology Lab as directed by the Chemistry Team leader

Qualifications required:
Minimum HNC / D in Scientific subject, preferably Analytical Chemistry.
1 year's QA experience in a manufacturing setting
Practical knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice

Skills and experience:
Excel and Word basic knowledge
Good communication skills
Preferable skills; LIMS / SAP & RTCIS
Happy to work days and nights.

If you have a similar background, apply now!

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer