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Laboratory Technician

Contract type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Wakefield
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 01st February 2021
Salary
£18,000 - £20,000 + Pension + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Laboratory Technician?

You can help protect the environment and create a greener UK

As a LaboratoryTechnician the successful candidate will be required to collect and transport samples from client sites to either our laboratory facility based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire or to one of our third party laboratory providers located throughout the UK.  This includes communicating with a range of clients and suppliers therefore strong communication skills is a must.

AquaEnviro are a specialist consultancy and water treatment company who having recently joined one of the world's leading water companies, SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK, to become part of their technology and solutions division. We are currently recruiting for an entry level Laboratory Technician to join our fast growing Environmental Consultancy in the field of wastewater and bio solids treatment.

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Collection and analysis of samples using safe working and good housekeeping practice.
  • Performing laboratory tests accurately following developed methodologies
  • Maintaining, calibrating and operating standard laboratory equipment
  • Interpreting data and reporting internally to colleagues
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for new tests
  • Recording and interpreting results, drawing on the expertise of colleagues.
  • Develop and maintain familiarity with technical topics relevant the industry
  • To perform any other duties as reasonably required by the Company.
  • At all times work in a way that demonstrates the Company’s business methods
  • Maintain high standards in terms of appearance, conduct and Company property.

*** Known internally as a Process Technician ***

What are the requirements?

  • The ability to learn specific, practical techniques and apply this knowledge to solve technical problems;
  • Time management skills to work on several different projects at the same time;
  • Excellent oral communication skills to work effectively and to explain complex techniques with colleagues from all parts of the organisation;
  • Knowledge of analytical tests relevant to wastewater;
  • A degree in an environmental discipline- desirable (or relevant experience)
  • A levels in Maths, Physics and Chemistry (or equivalent) - desirable,
  • Full driving licence
  • Ability to travel & stay away throughout the UK.
  • IT Literate, particularly MS Office products
  • Proactive in identifying issues, communicating and problem solving
  • Reliable and self motivated.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Well organised.

 Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services.

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   

*No agencies please* 

Closing Date
29/01/2021