Laboratory Technician (Chemistry) - Crayford

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 21st October 2019
£7.83 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Experienced Laboratory Technician?

Latis Scientific Ltd are a fast paced growing organisation and we are looking to recruit a Laboratory Technician to assist with this development.

As part of a larger multinational group the successful candidate will have opportunities to develop their expertise and grow within the group.

About the role

About the role

  • You will be responsible for preparing water samples for a different range of analysis.
  • Developing and maintaining standard operations procedures ensuring that correct procedures are followed and notifying relevant colleagues when this has not been complied with.

What will I be doing?

  • Undertake laboratory water sample preparation and on occasions other matrices in strict adherence to analytical methods standard operating procedures.
  • To ensure that samples are prepared for the appropriate chemistry parameters using the correct methodologies within the desired timescales.
  • Investigation of non-conformances related with sample preparation in conjunction with Seniors, Deputy and Laboratory Manager.
  • Ensuring that procedures are followed routinely, and departures or changes are brought to the attention of the Senior, Deputy and Laboratory Manager.
  • Undertake data entry using a Laboratory Information Management System.
  • Implementing all aspects of the Quality Management System and associated documentation and to notify Seniors and Laboratory Manager of any departure from Quality Management System and procedures so that reparation can be made.

What are the requirements?

  • The ideal candidate will be educated to GCSE level (scientific discipline or combination of disciplines preferred) with previous experience of working in a laboratory environment desirable.
  • The role requires excellent attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and a resourceful approach.
  • Experience of environmental analysis is desirable.

Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

In 2018 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement.

As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us.

We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible.

We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation and opportunities.

If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution.

Latis Scientific Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

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