Quality Control Laboratory Technician - Global Chemicals Leader

Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
19 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Quality Control Laboratory Technician - Global Chemicals Leader
Competitive Salary + Full Company Benefits Package

Ready to join a global leader who will invest in your ongoing training and personal development?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a laboratory based Quality Technician at our Middlesbrough site. The site handles bulk and packed chemicals and has packing & blending facilities. 
Working as part of the Laboratory team, you will be responsible for routine analysis, supporting the operations team on technical issues and statutory labelling, along with monitoring and investigating quality issues. You will also be responsible for helping maintain laboratory standards through GLP. 

About the Company:

With over 115,000 customers across 100 countries, we are a leading $10 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.

You will be expected to be a self-starter who will hit the ground running to enhance an already successful, highly functional team.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

+ Routine sampling & analysis of liquid products
+ Sampling & evaluation of incoming goods, to timescales
+ Calibration & setup of laboratory equipment
+ Carrying out customer specific testing requirements
+ Administration related to SAP, QC & the laboratory
+ Co-ordinating with production & operations
+ Preparing labelling for products (ADR & GHS)
+ Liaison with 3rd Party testing providers
+ Investigation of product issues & customer complaints
+ Preparing customer samples at short notice

The candidate will work in a works laboratory & chemical plant environment, following a pattern of early & late day shifts that cover hours between 07.30 & 18.30. 

What We Are Looking For:

On-going focused training and personal development programs will ensure your skill and knowledge are kept up to date with the latest practices, and provide the opportunity to develop your career with a company that prides itself on its' commitment to its' staff. 

Candidates that hold a scientific qualification and have the capability to perform basic analytical chemistry techniques would be welcome. Strong IT, organisational and administrative skills are highly desirable. Univar places an emphasis on Team Work, and Health & Safety. Versatile interpersonal skills and the confidence to talk to a variety of people would be an advantage. 

Along with a competitive salary, we offer:

+ 33 days holiday
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefit
+ Discounted childcare vouchers
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Free onsite parking

We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world leader at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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