Junior Laboratory Technician

Posted 3 days ago by HMG Paints Limited
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HMG Paints Ltd is the UK’s Largest Independent Paint Manufacturer, an opportunity has arisen for a Junior Laboratory Technicians. The successful candidate should have an interest in chemistry and will work as part of a close-knit team and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be self-motivated and proactive in terms of taking the initiative to perform tasks as required.

Working Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:15am to 5.00pm. Fridays 8:15am to 4.00pm.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Complete various tasks and learning objectives working within a team framework including…..

  • Assist with the formulation of new coatings products
  • Help improve existing formulations
  • Complete physical and chemical testing of products
  • Report test results to senior members of the team
  • Complete various awareness and training tasks
  • Gain Health & Safety knowledge of working within a manufacturing and laboratory environment

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Chemical qualification is desirable but not essential
  • Previous experience an advantage but training will be given
  • Good numeric and literacy skills
  • Basic I.T. skills, Microsoft word, excel
  • Able to work in a methodical orderly and tidy manner
  • In some instances, able to work unsupervised
  • Good attendance and punctuality record
  • Be able to follow Health & Safety Regulations

Benefits:

22 days’ holiday plus service days

8 paid bank holidays

Holiday on your Birthday plus double pay

Subsidised canteen

Profit related bonus

Death in service

Free on-site parking

Required skills

  • Communication
  • Methodical
  • Technical
  • I.T Literate
  • Professional

Application questions

Methodical?
Covering Letter?

Reference: 39107352

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