Temporary Laboratory Technician

Job Ref: J27701
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 18 July 2018
  • Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, UK
  • £9.88 - £11.43 per Hour
  • Faye Allison
  • 0161 868 2218

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Temporary Laboratory Technician required for a 4 week contract covering paternity leave, based in Tameside. Requiring some lab based experience, from a university or industrial environment. HPLC and GC experience advantageous.

Title: Laboratory

Employment Term: Temporary - 4 weeks (paternity cover)

Location: Tameside

Salary: £9.88 - £11.43 per hour, dependent on experience (paid weekly)

SRG is working with a global manufacturer of speciality chemicals, supplying to a range of industries. They are now looking for a Laboratory Technician to cover a 4 week period of paternity leave starting Thursday 9th August 2018. The role will involve carrying out essential laboratory activities and wet chemistry analysis on samples. The position would suit a recent Chemistry graduate seeking work experience or perhaps someone with existing industrial analytical experience.

Benefits: Weekly paid opportunity, start date Thursday 9th August. Working hours of 37 hours per week, with either an 8am or 9am start, Monday to Friday.

Role / Description

  • Preparing solutions for various analytical instruments
  • Calibrating instrumentation across the site
  • Processing and emptying retained samples
  • Recycling chemical storage and glassware for reuse
  • Disposing of lab waste
  • Running references on HPLC and GC equipment
  • Running product samples against a range of specifications


  • Laboratory experience gained from university or an industrial laboratory environment
  • Practical experience of wet bench chemistry and an understanding of lab health and safety
  • Any experience of HPLC or GC would be advantageous
  • Practical experience with microbiological testing techniques including media preparation, membrane filtration and culture counting

This role would be an excellent opportunity for a recent Chemistry graduate looking for experience or someone with lab-based industrial experience looking to return to work.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Faye on 0161 868 2222

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srg.co.uk to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: laboratory, chemicals, analysis, wet chemistry, HPLC, GC, lab technician

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

17/08/2018 15:56:45
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