Laboratory Technician

Job Ref: J30740
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Food & FMCG, Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 22 February 2019
  • West Yorkshire, England, UK West Yorkshire West Yorkshire UK WF12 9BQ
  • £20,000 per Annum
  • Faye Allison
  • 0161 868 2218

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Laboratory Technician required, based in West Yorkshire. Requiring a background in Chemistry or similar subjects and strong numerical and communication skills

Title: Laboratory Technician

Location: West Yorkshire

Salary: £20,000

SRG is working exclusively with a well-established manufacturer of chemical building products, who are experiencing significant year-on-year growth. As a result of their success and expansion, they are now looking for a Laboratory Technician to support quality control and production in the laboratory. The role will be project-based, looking at troubleshooting product issues and production capabilities. This position would be well suited to an individual with a scientific mind-set and at least an A-Level in Chemistry or similar.

Benefits: Very varied role in a welcoming and inclusive working environment, with a company whose growth is set to reach record levels in the next few years. Offering 23 days' holiday, plus 8 bank holidays, and a matched pension scheme. Working hours of 40 hours per week, worked between 8am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Role / Description

  • Investigating adhesive, resin, products which have failed quality control tests and conducting tests to determine solutions
  • Exploring production capability for products developed in the lab and undertaking project work to solve any problems
  • Sample preparation and evaluation
  • Data process and analysis
  • Covering quality control testing on raw materials and manufactured products, as required


  • Minimum A-Level in Chemistry or similar - scientific HNC, HND or degree qualifications will all be considered
  • Good, practical numerical skills and strong written communication skills
  • Wet chemistry experience would be advantageous
  • Excellent attention to detail and a good work ethic

This role would be an excellent opportunity for an individual with a scientific mind-set looking to build experience in a laboratory environment in a thriving chemical company.

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 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.

Keywords: chemistry, science, laboratory, wet chemistry, QC, quality control, lab support, production, A Level, HND, HNC, degree, BSc

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.

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