Laboratory Technician

  • Permanent
  • Witham, Essex
  • Salary: Negotiable

Website Pursuit Resources Group Ltd

Laboratory Technician

£18,500k (Shift Allowance £1,400)

Witham, Essex

Full-Time, Permanent

Do you have either a GCSE, A Level or Degree in any Science?

Are you looking for an opportunity to start your career with a reputable company?

Purpose of Job:

To carry out duties to daily analytical requirements and to gain knowledge and expertise in analytical chemistry to produce results to preset targets under the guidance of the chemist/Laboratory Supervisor.


All duties to be carried out in accordance with our clients policies, Health & Safety and Environmental policies and the client’s accreditation and quality systems.

  • To develop good laboratory techniques and manipulation skills.
  • To ensure that work is carried out in a strict conformance with instructions, established methods and quality standard.
  • To calculate and ensure results are understood and, when directed, checked.
  • To gain knowledge of methods or preparation or analysis and to be able to follow them accurately under the supervision of the chemist.
  • To learn and apply safe working practices, and to develop a full understanding of the application of the COSHH regulations.
  • To learn and apply the role and importance of UKAS and ISO 9001:2000 in the Laboratory.
  • To ensure that equipment is efficiently and effectively used, and where directed, maintained.
  • To ensure that good housekeeping and a clean, safe and tidy environment is maintained in the Laboratory.
  • Other duties as directed by the Laboratory Supervisor.

Necessary Skills and Experience:

  • Degree, A Level or GCSE (grade C or above) in Any Science
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate with Company personnel at all levels.
  • Skill to work to a satisfactory level of mathematical accuracy.
  • Ability to prepare and analyse with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to work in an organised and disciplined manner.
  • You must live within a 15 mile radius of Witham

Please be aware that this position works on a rotating shift pattern basis:

  • Hours: 6:00am – 13:00pm (rotating to the following)
  • Hours: 13:00pm – 20:00pm

If you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail please contact the Office on 01245 362500

Pursuit Resources Group are an established recruitment agency based in Braintree, Essex. We recruit across many industry sectors within Essex, Herts, Suffolk, London and beyond. We cover both the permanent and the temporary recruitment market. For more details visit our website – or alternatively find us on social media under ‘@pursuitgroup’. To be notified of all the latest positions please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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