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  • Job reference: RMS0140551

Laboratory Technician

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Workington
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/06/2014
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The Company:
Our client is one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies.

The Role:
Hours - 9-5pm, 1/2 hour lunch - Monday - Friday

To carry out and maintain operational function of the QC Laboratory according to specified procedures and requirements, ensuring compliance with all corporate and statutory regulations.


To calibrate all instrumentation for process analysis and environmental sampling equipment.
To carry out sampling and analysis of site effluent to ensure compliance with consent levels.
To carry out air emission sampling in accordance with site's EPR permit.
To carry out sampling and analysis of boiler water and cooling water.
To carry out HPLC analysis on some finished products according to specification requirements.
To analyse materials according to requirements.
To prepare Laboratory standards and reagents
To carry out frequent chemicals/consumables stock check and replenish accordingly.
To maintain and order a required stock of Laboratory chemicals/consumables
To collect, log and store all finish product samples
To despatch customer samples
To carry out COSHH assessments
To assist with internal and external audit requirements

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
HPLC Trained with relevant chemical lab experience.
Have mathematical and troubleshooting abilities
Have no colour detection impairment for the analytical techniques
Have the ability to communicate, be flexible and work to a high standard in a multi-task team environment

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
SAP experience useful but not essential
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