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QC Laboratory Technician

Manchester   •  £20000 - £25000 per annum  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


An opportunity has arisen for a laboratory technician to join the QC department of a specialist manufacturer of plastics and adhesives at their facility in Greater Manchester. As a laboratory technician you will work as part of the quality, carrying out analysis tests on various raw materials and applications using instruments including GC-MS, FTIR, UV and Karl Fischer. Using this data, you will contribute towards the development of new and existing products.

To be successful as a chemist you should ideally hold a chemistry or closely related degree and ideally possess hands-on experience using the mentioned instruments or similar in a previous QC role within a commercial laboratory.

QC Laboratory Technician Responsibilities:

  • Daily operation of analytical and physical testing instruments within the laboratory.
  • Generate, analyse, and interpret data gained through various test methods and provide detailed reports to senior staff.
  • Use acquired data results to contribute towards the development and improvement of new and existing products.
  • Maintain housekeeping standards for a clean and safe workplace.

QC Laboratory Technician Requirements:

  • Ideally educated to at least degree level within a chemistry, analytical or closely related discipline.
  • Possess hands-on experience using the mentioned instruments or similar in a previous QC role within a commercial laboratory.
  • Pro-active approach to laboratory work is essential.
  • Ability to work alone, without supervision.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with strong data interpretation and report writing skills.

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Benefits: Profit Related Bonus - Contributory Pension - Health-care - 23 Days Holiday + Banks
Working Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm: Monday - Friday
Role: 12 Month FTC


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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7372
  • Posted: 13th May 2022
  • Expires: 10th June 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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