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Laboratory Technician

Surrey   •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group are recruiting for a Laboratory Technician to join a formulation development company at their site based in Leatherhead on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company:
Our client is a specialist consultancy dedicated to designing unique products. Primarily supplying to the beauty and personal care sectors, they develop bespoke chemical formulations across skin care, hair care, colour cosmetic and toiletry products. They are looking for a reliable Lab Technician to help the chemists with various technical and administration duties. This opportunity will be based at the company\'s modern laboratory and office in Leatherhead. This role will be approximately 50% lab based and 50% office based. Hours are 8.30-4.30 however some flexibility may be offered, and while the company is ideally looking for somebody full-time, part-time working could be considered. The company offers a salary of circa £20,000pa FTE depending on skills and experience.

The Lab Technician role will be based at the company\'s site in Leatherhead, easily commutable by road and rail from surrounding areas.

?Making and filling batches of formulations in the lab.
?Measuring specifications of formulations made in the lab.
?Calibrating the pH meters and preparing fresh pH solutions.
?Helping to keep the lab clean and organised.
?Working with the Lab Manager to keep the lab and office well stocked with consumables.
?Keeping lab sample stock records up to date.
?Preparing and sending parcels to clients.
?Answering the phone and receiving deliveries.

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:
?Takes an interest in cosmetics
?Highly organised and likes to keep things tidy, with great attention to detail
?A minimum of GCSEs in science, including chemistry, would be preferred
?A quick learner that enjoys working on a variety of tasks, both on their feet (in the lab) and at their desk (in the office)
?Very much enjoys cooking and/ or baking on a regular basis as this role employs similar techniques (mixing, heating etc.)
?Skilled and experienced with using computers, particularly Microsoft Office
?Excellent communication and interpersonal skills ? face-to-face, on the phone and by email
?Reliable and responsible
?Previous experience in a commercial laboratory or kitchen, or experience within the cosmetics industry would be beneficial, though not strictly required

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. Please quote reference 51614.

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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Victoria Walker
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 51614
  • Posted: 8th September 2021
  • Expires: 6th October 2021

CK Group

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