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Laboratory Technician

Environmental and Energy

Cambridgeshire £16k – £18k
permanent Job Ref: 6350

Description

An opportunity had arisen for a lab technician to join an award-winning analytical testing laboratory at its UKAS accredited facility just outside of Cambridgeshire. As a lab technician you will work as part of the analytical team carrying out various tests using GC GC-MS ICP-MS & OES and HPLC instruments. You will also be responsible for maintaining these instruments and ensuring all laboratory activities are carried out in accordance with ISO17025.

To be successful you should ideally hold a degree in a relevant scientific discipline possess experience either within a commercial or academic laboratory and have strong communication skills.

Lab Technician Responsibilities:

  • Generation of sample and QC data in line with client and company requirement.
  • Carry out various sample tests using GC GC-MS ICP-MS & OES and HPLC instruments.
  • Sample preparation.
  • Support with the maintenance for the laboratories analytical instrumentation.
  • Ensure stocks equipment and storage areas are well kept and meet company standards.

Lab Technician Requirements:  

  • Hold a degree in a relevant scientific discipline (i.e. chemistry analytical forensic science)
  • Experience either within a commercial or academic laboratory.
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal.
  • Ability to work well independently as-well-as in a team.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications Word Excel Outlook etc.

Salary: £16 000 - £18 000 + Benefits – 25 days holiday + Banks - Company Pension Contribution – Life Assurance

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week - 6.00am to 2.00pm Monday to Friday – 30min Lunch

Job Ref: 6350