Laboratory Technician

Job Ref: J31317
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Food & FMCG, Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 02 April 2019
  • Greater Manchester, England, UK Greater Manchester UK OL16 5SJ
  • £18,000 - £19,000 per Annum
  • Faye Allison
  • 0161 868 2218

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Laboratory Technician required, based in Greater Manchester. Requiring practical wet chemistry skills, a good work ethic and willingness to learn.

Title: Laboratory Technician

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: £18,000 - £19,000 per annum

SRG is working successful manufacturer of hygiene chemicals, who are growing steadily and looking to expand the site in the near future. They are looking to hire a Laboratory Technician to join their small but busy technical team based in Greater Manchester. The role will predominantly involve wet chemistry testing for quality control of products, with occasional formulation work. The role would be ideal for someone with a background in Chemistry looking to find a laboratory-based role. Equally, it would suit someone who may have been out of the lab and is looking to return to work.

Benefits: Well established and growing company offering a permanent position with long term stability. Working hours of 9am and 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. 20 days holiday (increasing with length of service), plus 8 statutory days.

Role / Description

  • Analysing raw materials and finished products with wet chemistry techniques - titrations, pH, viscosity testing
  • Sample preparation
  • Analysis of environmental and used samples
  • Maintenance and calibration of lab equipment
  • Accurate recording of QC results
  • Ordering laboratory consumables
  • Supporting R&D work as needed
  • General laboratory housekeeping.


  • Background in Chemistry - A Level, Degree OR previous chemical lab experience
  • Good practical wet chemistry skills - titrations, pH, etc.
  • Able to interpret results of analysis
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail and organised.

This role would be an excellent opportunity for a Chemist - by education or experience - to join a company with a very strong future.

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, chemistry, chemical, A Level, degree, experienced, analysis, wet chemistry, titrations, chemical testing, viscosity, QC, quality control

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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