Laboratory Quality Technician





£11.25 p.h.

Hours 08:00 – 16:00 (Initially, then shift working when perm)

We are seeking a qualified Lab Technician to join the team of our well know, well established client near York. This is a great opportunity for a Quality Technician to join a friendly team, enhance your skills and contribute to the continued quality control testing of products and raw materials according to laboratory procedures.  

Key Responsibilities – Quality Lab Technician:

  • Analyse product samples (batch samples and filling samples) using approved methods and procedures 
  • Test in-coming raw materials to ensure compliance with approved supplier specifications.
  • Record results and maintain laboratory records and databases.
  • Liaise within Production to report any non-conformances and ensure that the necessary corrective action is taken.
  • Carry out calibration of laboratory and factory equipment to ensure compliance to laboratory procedures.
  • Prepare and dispatch product samples for customer evaluation, field trials, etc.
  • Work as part of a shift team
  • Provide technical support to the plant operation as necessary
  • Maintain and develop high standards of housekeeping within the QC Laboratory

Personal Specification – Laboratory Quality Technician:

  • HNC or equivalent in Chemistry and/or 5 years’ experience in a laboratory environment
  • Understanding of classical and instrumental analytical chemistry
  • Good numeracy, writing and computing skills, including Microsoft programs and SAP
  • Internal auditor trained to IMS standards 
  • High level of safety awareness and understanding of relevant regulations, e.g. COSHH
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good at working as part of a team
  • High levels of self-motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately