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Laboratory Technician - 6 months contract

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £18k - 22k per year + benefits

  • Contract


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1-1 Recruitment is working with an Global Basingstoke company to recruit for a Laboratory Technician.

Initially working on a 6 months contract, this exciting opportunity has become available due to an internal promotion and there are definite opportunities for progression to become a scientist for the right person.

Working in a purpose build, modern facility on the outskirts of Basingstoke (free parking available) with new equipment and technology, and within a team of 20 to 30 professional, the Laboratory Technician will provide assistance in running Quality Control tests for a particular project requirement.

The Laboratory Technician will be required to learn key testing procedures and provide support to the wider Technician team when required and be able to work Monday to Friday 09.00 - 17.15. 

Key Responsibilities include;

  • Support all relevant activities, product development and projects for the Materials & Hardware Development Department. This includes the following activities:
  • Ensuring testing and analysis fully meets the needs of the requestor / customer.
  • Execution of all types of testing, ensuring a high degree of precision and accuracy.
  • Provide accurate and timely feedback of performance of test materials and equipment.
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of test results including the preparation & presentation of reports.
  • Management of test program timing schedules and ensure these are aligned with requestor needs.
  • Provide timely advice and recommendations to the Laboratory Manager on ideas to continuously improve test equipment and procedures to support best-practice operation of the labs
  • Support the team in development of test methods
  • Support project work across department where appropriate.
  • Ensure adherence to ISO9001 procedures for new product developments.    
  • Ensure that all experimental and other activity within the Job holder’s department is conducted in a manner compatible with EHS, COSHH and company security/housekeeping requirements   

Qualifications and Experience

To be considered for the role you will have the following skills;

  1. Qualified to undergraduate degree level in a Scientific discipline would be desirable
  2. The individual should be qualified to A-Level (or equivalent) in a technical subject or as an alternative be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of experience and on the job training.
  3. Experience of working within a laboratory and/or industrial environment is required.
  4. Experience of working with hazardous chemicals is preferred but not essential to the role.
  5. Experience of working to deadlines

1-1 Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment agencies for jobs in Basingstoke for permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions. Due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, if you do not hear from a consultant within 5 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. In the meantime please keep an eye on for any other potential vacancies.

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