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Laboratory Technician- Scientist
|Contract 6 months
Our Client is a Global Leader in Scientific Research and Development in Southampton. They are looking for a Laboratory Technician to support the product development in the lab and drive continuous improvement.
Key skills required for this role
Science, Lab Tech, Laboratory Technician, scientist, technologist, analytical chemistry, chemistry, pharmacology,design, development
Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, toxicology, research and development
- Do you have experience working in a laboratory environment containing hazardous materials?
- Do you have a passion for formulation development?
Our Client is a Global Leader in Scientific Research and Development
They are looking for a Laboratory Technician/Scientist/Technologist to support the product development in the lab and drive continous improvement and quality control.
Responsibilities include supporting product development processes using defined work practices or procedures. Engaging with internal product development teams, review production reports and summarising findings.
Tasks are achieved by thorough understanding of product quality requirements, chemistry, analytical science, and techniques relevant to the analysis of consumer use products and all materials associated with the construction or use of this type of products.
There will be some responsibility with conducting small batch sample preparation and hazardous material management. Role holder should have an efficient, organised approach to practical activities, time and data management and reporting as well as an approachable and collaborative working style.
This role will face technical challenges defined by management as part of continuous improvement of the product development. They will assist in conducting basic wet chemistry tests of products in accordance to the QC standards using, PH meter, NIR, density, UV-VIS, viscosity, flash point and more, short and long-term management of all product requests and using formal project management tools where necessary.
Working as part of a team they are responsible for operating in a manner that meets company standards for safety, security, environmental, quality, accuracy and efficiency
Performing routine calibration, and maintenance of the laboratory instruments as required for normal lab operations
Participating in job safety analysis and must have good work area housekeeping and follow appropriate PPE
They must support the laboratory ISO quality management system and audits, follow and promote Quality procedures and standards to enable the business to achieve and maintain excellent results.
They will have proven practical laboratory experience backed by knowledge of principles of sample preparation for measurement & analysis, the ability to plan and prioritise tasks based on business need, have technical curiosity with problem solving skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to collaborate with internal/external stakeholders
The lucky candidate will be a great team player who collaborates with peers to support critical projects and results with a positive "can-do" attitude and effective problem solver.
IT IS ESSENTIAL that this person has a chemistry degree or associated discipline and experience in analytical techniques.