Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician

Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Contract Type: Immediate Start Graduate Role
Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH3253_1629888534
Contact Name: Mark Newland
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 25, 2021 11:48

Job Description

Laboratory Technician

Job Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
Job Salary: Competitive, circa £20K
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Sectors: Chemistry Jobs/ Formulation Science Jobs/ Cosmetic Science Jobs/ Laboratory Jobs / Lab Jobs

We are currently working with an innovative chemical formulation company to help find an enthusiastic candidate to join their R&D team. The successful candidate will be joining a modern laboratory and office based in Surrey with an enthusiastic and supportive team.

Our client supplies a range of companies with a variety of cosmetic products, from skin care to toiletries. As a Laboratory Technician, you will assist the chemists with various technical administration and laboratory duties.

This is a long-term Laboratory Technician role, and will be 50% admin based, and 50% based in the laboratory. Although some experience would be great, it is not an essential requirement as full training is provided.

Further Duties:

  • Working in the lab to make and fill batches of formulations
  • Measuring specifications of formulations
  • Calibration of pH meters and preparing solutions
  • Keeping the lab clean and organised
  • Keeping the lab well stocked keeping records up to date
  • Preparing and sending deliveries to clients as well as answering the phone


  • 2:1 or 1st class degree within a scientific subject e.g., Chemistry, Formulation, Cosmetics etc.
  • Experience in industry is preferred but not essential
  • If you enjoy baking or cooking, this is the role for you!
  • Must be observant with a keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills