Lab Technician

Ref No. BHN516194
Location Pontypool, Wales
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Open


Lab Technician - 6 month contract - Glascoed- £20.43ph UMB or £15.90ph PAYE (Inside IR35)


Lab Technician, OSHENS, Hazards

The Job

Lab Technician - 6 month contract - Glascoed- £20.43ph UMB or £15.90ph PAYE (Inside IR35)

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

Clearance Requirements & Eligibility

SC Only + ITAR (start on BPSS)

This role will require you to hold or be eligible to obtain Security Clearance (SC). You will need to obtain a Criminal Record Check and you must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. In addition, this role involves direct access to ITAR Material. Therefore we can only consider UK Nationals for this position. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

The Role


Working in a safe manner at all times. Nothing is more important than ensuring we all go home safe and sound at the end of the day.

  • Reporting all hazards, near misses and accidents on OSHENS software.
  • Co-operating with OSHENS investigations where required.
  • If in doubt STOP and ASK.

Extensive execution of project work in support of internal & external customers, either independently or as part of a team. Ensuring the progression and timely completion of nominated projects by;

  • Conducting the practical work required of the project, including the suitable handling of energetic materials and operation of processing equipment and instrumentation.
  • Ensuring that material inventories are controlled by liaising with PM and resource controllers.
  • Conducting tests & trials, collecting and accurately recording data.
  • Maintaining a high level of housekeeping across the teams facilities in support of safety and quality.

An awareness and reporting of technologies that would benefit the business by;

  • Logging ideas and innovations on Innovation Portal
  • Identifying continuous improvement activities to line management
  • Identify proposals for new projects in the E&MT / PV / CoEEM portfolios via line management

As an energetics material technician you may also be asked to fulfil additional roles to support the smooth running of the team. You will be advised of these roles and responsibilities separately and provided additional detail outlining these roles.


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