Laboratory Technician - GC

Laboratory Technician - GC

  • Location

    Barking & Dagenham

  • Sector:

    Scientific, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Johnathan Miller

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8968

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    As soon as possible

Laboratory Technician – GC  
£20,000 - £25,000 

Our client is a large chemical company based in Dagenham. Following a period of growth and with an exciting 2021 on the horizon, they are looking to add a Laboratory Technician to their Laboratory team on a permanent basis. 

Reporting into the Lab Manager, this position will offer support across all areas of the lab, which typically conducts quality-based laboratory testing for the wider organization. 

The main instrumentation used is GC, but the successful applicant can expect to conduct testing using densitometer, Karl Fischer, UV, flash point and other wet chemistry techniques. 

Duties will include; 
  • Maintain laboratory SOP’s and equipment. 
  • Test samples using various techniques such as GC, density testing, Karl Fischer, UV, Flash point and other wet chemistry techniques. 
  • Assist with Laboratory audits. 
  • Assist with waste sampling. 
  • Help maintain QMS. 
  • Assist with training of new laboratory staff as required. 
To be considered for this role, candidates should hold a chemistry or life sciences-based degree with 1-2 year's experience in a commercial laboratory. 

In return, our client is offered a competitive base salary underpinned by an impressive benefits package. There is free parking on site and a structured development plan will be put in place to progress this role to a more senior level on an ongoing basis. 

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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