Laboratory Technician - 6 Month Contract

Location
Kettering
Salary
£14703 per annum
Posted
25 Apr 2017
Closes
23 May 2017
Ref
00067743
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is a leading research and technology organisation for the footwear and other consumer related product industries. With around 1700 member companies in 70 countries, their objective is to help its members increase their global competitiveness. They have an impressive track record in providing expert services to some of the most prestigious names in global industries.

They have a vacancy for a (6 Month) Temporary Laboratory Technician to work in their Chemical, Analytical and Testing Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Routine Testing and task allocated by the Technologist / Team Leader.
- Able to schedule own workload, work independently and as part of a team.
- Must have a helpful attitude and an eagerness to get tasks completed on time.
- Flexible working around department needs.
- Carry out routine and non-routine testing to standard procedures in accordance with the organisations quality manual in a timely, organised manner and efficient manner.
- Calculate and record results along with other pertinent information in a legible and understandable manner.
- Return completed work to technologist / team leader, communicating effectively if any problems arise.
- Operate in a safe manner at all times observing risk assessments and wearing appropriate PPE when required.
- Applicant will become proficient in a range of tests.
- Maintenance and calibration of equipment when required.

Essential qualifications and / or experience

- GCSE grades A to C or equivalent qualifications in English, Maths and a Science based subject, preferably Chemistry.
- Helpful attitude towards colleagues and customers.
- Effective handwriting / record keeping.
- Able to follow instructions competently.
- Evidence of team participation and any responsibilities held.
- Highly motivated, reliable and flexible
- Able to learn new skills quickly.
- Familiar with MS Word, Excel and other basic computer skills.

Desirable qualifications, training and or experience

- Previous laboratory or testing experience.
- Evidence of practical abilities / working in a team.
- Willingness to learn /develop, adapt and grow.
- Enthusiasm for the job role.
- An eye for detail and thoroughness.
- Good team management and multi-tasking skills.

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