Science Technician

  • Permanent
  • Witham, Essex
  • Salary: £19,000 - £21,000


Science Technician



Outstanding multinational, leading Company in the testing and sampling field offering great prospects and full training for anyone looking to start and develop a career within a Laboratory.

Purpose of Role:

Working as part of a team within the furnace area, candidates will learn a number of techniques in order to produce a sample ready for analysis in the laboratory.


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

  • Initial weighing of samples into cups
  • Mixing samples with litharge using an extracted cupboard
  • Accurate weighing of metals
  • Ensuring the Furnace area is kept clean whilst maintaining safety standards
  • Using hand held pump truck to move material
  • Placing samples into crucibles and melting within a furnace
  • Pouring small amounts of molten material into moulds

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Physically fit
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills as it will be a team based role
  • Good level of flexibility in both time and work
  • Maths or any science subject GCSE grade C or higher
  • No previous furnace experience required as full training will be supplied

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