Laboratory Technician - Product Testing

Laboratory Technician - Product Testing

Job Title: Laboratory Technician - Product Testing
Contract Type: Immediate Start Graduate Role
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Reference: BBBH2713_1553699211
Contact Name: Jodie Murray
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Job Published: March 27, 2019 15:06

Job Description

Laboratory Technician - Product Testing

Job Location: Northamptonshire (commutable from Northampton, Brixworth, Kettering, Wellingborough, Corby etc.)
Job Salary: £16-18k Dependent upon experience, opportunities for progression
Job Details: Full Time, permanent

We are currently working with a well-known material testing company in Northamptonshire who are looking to hire a Chemistry or Materials Science related graduate to start as soon as possible.
The company are well established and have been operating for almost 100 years now, serving customers worldwide. They have a positive history of hiring graduates and progressing them throughout the company, offering good benefits and training opportunities.

Job Duties:
As a Technician you will be responsible for product safety testing. You will work to the British and European standards checking that the products stand up to regulations. This role will involve preparing test samples, maintaining the tidiness of the lab and stock checking too. Other duties involved writing lab and test reports, communicating with customers over email and by phone also.

Job Requirements:

  • A degree in a Chemistry, Material Science or Forensic Science related subject
  • Experience in the lab from university or in industry
  • An interest in testing materials in a lab-based setting
  • Good communication skills
  • A driving license and own car are desirable but not essential