Laboratory Technician - Organics

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
40 hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Via MS Teams
Summary of vacancy

Are you looking to develop you Laboratory skills? Do you come from a Scientific background? You can help protect the environment and create a greener UK.

As a Laboratory Technician at Derwentside Environmental Testing Services (DETS) in Kent, who offer a wide range of high quality accredited analytical services for the environmental, construction, waste, fuel and engineering industries, you’ll be helping customers reduce their impact on the environment. 

About the role

About the role

This is a unique opportunity to join a successful but growing organisation that has an excellent reputation as an analytical UKAS accredited laboratory, that has multiple sites throughout the UK. So come and grow with us?

What will I be doing?

To analyse and investigate results for a range of scientific work with water and soil samples. Develop and maintain standard operating procedures ensuring that procedures are followed and notify other relevant employees when this has not been complied with.

What are the requirements?

Experience in a laboratory environment is essential, whether that was obtained through education or industry. So if you are proactive, resourceful, self-motivated and have attention to detail and are looking for a Laboratory career, then we could be keen to speak with you.

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.

DETS is an equal opportunities employer.

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

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Closing Date
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