Laboratory Support Technician

Laboratory Support Technician

Job Title: Laboratory Support Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rye, East Sussex
Salary: Up to £18000 per annum + bonus
Reference: T2KL/1393958
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2018 01:22

Job Description

40 per week:

Alternating shift pattern

06.30am - 3pm Monday (alternate weeks)

0700 - 3.30pm Tuesday - Friday (alternate weeks)

Alternating shift pattern

09.30am to 6pm, Monday - Friday (alternate weeks)

You will be responsible for maintaining a safe and efficient operation of all activities within the laboratory inclusive of Health and Safety Regulations compliance and relevant Quality Assurance Procedures.

The position would ideally suit an applicant who has relevant qualifications or lab experience.

Own transport required due to some early shifts.

Duties will include:

  • Perform quality control analysis
  • Maintain laboratory records
  • Issue of laboratory reports as required by works procedures
  • Maintain good housekeeping and cleaning standards within the laboratory area
  • Maintain the laboratory store in a safe and efficient manner
  • Sample and dispatch materials after a satisfactorily analysis has been completed
  • The calibration of all laboratory test equipment
  • Weighbridge administration support
  • Process operator training
  • Waste water management
  • Process operational support / shift support
  • Reporting of near miss, accidents and incidents on workbench
  • L8 compliance of cooling towers and domestic showers
  • Boiler water sampling and analysis
  • Submitting continuous improvement suggestions to reduce accidents, incidents or to raise profitability on site
  • Lab scale R&D investigate and project exercises

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We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

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