Laboratory Technician - Temporary

Job Ref: J29959
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Food & FMCG, Chemicals
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 03 January 2019
  • Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, UK Bridge Street Stalybridge Tameside UK
  • £9.88 - £11.43 per Hour
  • Faye Allison
  • 0161 868 2218

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Laboratory Technician required for a 2 month contract, based in Tameside. Requiring hands-on laboratory experience in an industrial environment. Wet chemistry skills essential, HPLC and GC experience advantageous.

Title: Laboratory Technician

Employment Term: Temporary - 2 months

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 for a 2 month contract starting in February. The role will involve carrying out essential laboratory activities and wet chemistry analysis on samples. The position would suit someone with industrial experience of laboratory analysis and proven wet chemistry skills.

Benefits: Weekly paid opportunity, starting in February. Working hours of 37 hours per week, 8.00am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Role / Description

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


  • Laboratory experience gained in an industrial environment
  • Practical experience of wet chemistry techniques and an understanding of lab health and safety
  • Any experience of HPLC or GC would be advantageous
  • Available for a February start

This role would be an excellent opportunity for someone proven wet chemistry skills, with experience in an industrial laboratory environment.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Emma 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 to view our other vacancies.

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.

Keywords: laboratory, chemicals, analysis, wet chemistry, HPLC, GC, lab technician, pH, titration, analyse, analytical

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.

02/02/2019 18:16:16
GBP 9.88 9.88.