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Graduate Laboratory Technician - R&D


Cornwall £18k – £20k
permanent Job Ref: 5621


An opportunity has arisen for a recent chemistry graduate to join the R&D function of a leading specialist chemical manufacturer at their state-of the art facility in Cornwall. Your key focus as a graduate lab technician is to support R&D duties and assist with formulation design alongside side scientists within the laboratory. This would be a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate within a scientific discipline to apply their chemistry skills into an entry-level R&D position.

Graduate Lab Technician Responsibilities:

  • Supporting formulation design, largely adjustments to formulae to assist processing & performance.
  • Coordinating application testing of coated products.
  • Maintaining laboratory apparatus, arranging servicing, maintaining consumable inventory.
  • Assisting R&D chemists with pre-production trials.
  • Assisting Technical Support staff with trouble-shooting production issues.

Graduate Lab Technician Requirements:

  • Recently graduated in a scientific discipline, ideally within Chemistry or closely related field of study.
  • Well organised, with the ability to prioritise a workload.
  • A methodical approach to tasks.
  • Resilient and results oriented, with a strong quality focus and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary £18,000 - £20,000 + Benefits - Working hours: 08:00-05:00pm Monday to Friday

Job Ref: 5621