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Laboratory Technician

Witham, Essex
£18,500 to £22,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Laboratory Technician

up to £22k including Shift Bonus

Witham, Essex

Full-Time, Permanent

Purpose of Job:

To carry out duties to daily analytical requirements and to gain knowledge and expertise in analytical chemistry to produce results to preset targets under the guidance of the chemist/Laboratory Supervisor.


All duties to be carried out in accordance with our clients policies, Health & Safety and Environmental policies and the client's accreditation and quality systems.

  • To develop good laboratory techniques and manipulation skills.
  • To ensure that work is carried out in a strict conformance with instructions, established methods and quality standard.
  • To calculate and ensure results are understood and, when directed, checked.
  • To gain knowledge of methods or preparation or analysis and to be able to follow them accurately under the supervision of the chemist.
  • To learn and apply safe working practices, and to develop a full understanding of the application of the COSHH regulations.
  • To learn and apply the role and importance of UKAS and ISO 9001:2000 in the Laboratory.
  • To ensure that equipment is efficiently and effectively used, and where directed, maintained.
  • To ensure that good housekeeping and a clean, safe and tidy environment is maintained in the Laboratory.
  • Other duties as directed by the Laboratory Supervisor.

Necessary Skills and Experience:

  • Degree, A Level or GCSE (grade C or above) in Any Science
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate with Company personnel at all levels.
  • Skill to work to a satisfactory level of mathematical accuracy.
  • Ability to prepare and analyse with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to work in an organised and disciplined manner.
  • You must live within a 15 mile radius of Witham

Please be aware that this position works on a rotating shift pattern basis:

  • Hours: 6:00am - 13:00pm (rotating to the following)
  • Hours: 13:00pm - 20:00pm
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  • Job Reference: 706409015-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Pursuit Resources Group
    Pursuit Resources Group
  • Location: Witham, Essex
  • Salary: £18,500 to £22,000
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent