Lab Technician

Posted 8 March by Linx Printing Technologies

Linx Printing Technologies have an exciting opportunity for a Lab Technicianto join their growing team based in St Ives, Cambridgeshire.

Job Title: Lab Technician

Location: St Ives

Job Type: 6 Month Contract

Salary: Competitive + Benefits 

Linx is an internationally-renowned supplier of a range of coding and marking solutions including Continuous Ink Jet, Laser Marking, Case Coding and Thermal Transfer printers. Since 1987, our industry-leading technologies have helped organisations across the world increase their productivity while significantly reducing total cost of ownership.

Lab Technician – The Job:

In this role you will be developing new components, sub-systems and products for industrial printing applications. Starting from the concept stage, the successful candidate will work in a team to develop working lab demonstrators, working prototypes and ultimately bringing the finalized design through a comprehensive validation test plan. We are seeking a candidate who will be comfortable with methodical hands-on laboratory work, as well as experience making components and assemblies using prototyping techniques (mill, lathe, 3D printer…)

Lab Technician - Key Responsibilities:

- Investigate, develop and test new ideas to working prototype product stage.

- Set up and performance of laboratory tests/experiments and reporting of conclusions and recommendations; this work forms the majority of the role.

- Creative problem solving and troubleshooting.

- Maintaining accurate, well organized logs during experiments and testing to be included in final test reports

- Attaining results by working collaboratively within a multi-disciplined team.

Lab Technician – You:

- Experience of working in a laboratory and designing experiments.

- Analytical, evidence driven approach

- Ability to apply engineering principles to get practical results.

- Laboratory experience gained in a high tech industrial R&D environment is desirable.

- Experience of data acquisition and the reporting of results and conclusions

- Familiarity with the following would be advantageous: Basic scripting languages such as lua, Machining of polymers and metals and 3D printing.

Lab Technician - Competencies:

- Attitude, enthusiasm and energy to drive results

- Excellent interpersonal skills

- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

- Ability to work self-sufficiently and as part of a team

- Proven problem solving ability

- Effective at multi-tasking and working to tight deadline

Lab Technician - Experience & Qualifications:

- Experience of working in an R&D / product development environment

- Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team

To submit your CV for this exciting Lab Technician opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now!

Reference: 34640234

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