Key Requirements

  • Salary
    Salary

    £11.58 per hour

  • Contract
    Contract

    Temporary Ongoing

  • Location
    Location

    Sittingbourne

  • Holiday
    Holiday

    Holiday

Laboratory Assistant

Job Ref: Temporary Ongoing

Job Description

Our client, a large international manufacturing company based in the Sittingbourne, is offering a fantastic oppurtunity for a science graduate to join them as a temporary Laboratory Assistant to work with them on an ongoing basis.

The hours of work will be 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday and the hourly pay rate will £11.58 per hour.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sampling of raw materials and work in progress to meet group testing requirements
  • Testing of shipping/boat samples from the docks
  • Sampling of Driers, Kettles and board line (machinery used in the production process)
  • Testing of dried Gypsum (Morphology, density, flow function, size etc.)
  • Testing of Stucco (Phase analysis, density, Size fractions, size etc.)
  • Recycle testing
  • Use of Excel spreadsheets
  • Investigation of production issues
  • Support function for continuous improvement.
  • Key participant in the development products and process.
  • Lab equipment maintenance, fault finding and consumables stock monitoring as required

Due to the client location, own transport will be required unless you live in the Sittingbourne area.

We are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this role.

Key Requirements

  • Chemistry/Science based Degree
  • Good knowledge of data handling for results
  • Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets
  • Able to use a variety of laboratory test equipment and manage sampling and testing workload in shared laboratory.

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