Laboratory Technician - Safety Product Testing

Laboratory Technician - Safety Product Testing

Location Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Type Immediate Start Graduate Role
Salary £18000 - £20000 per annum
Sector Science and Research

Laboratory Technician - Safety Product Testing

Job Location: Northamptonshire (commutable from Northampton, Brixworth, Kettering, Wellingborough, Corby etc.)
Job Salary: £18-20k 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 undertaking physical testing on PPE equipment, carrying out routine experiments, generation of data and results, preparing test samples, maintaining tidyness of the laboratory. There is also a requirement to deal with customers and visit customer sites when the need arises. The role will require working outside throughout the year for potentially prolonged periods of time 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