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Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician

Posted 20 December 2023 by Millbank
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Our Client is one of the UK’s leading pioneers in the race to develop and manufacture the latest Battery technology for industry, with an initial primary focus on supporting our ever growing Automotive manufacturing sector (but not exclusively!), ensuring that there will be a brighter and greener future for us all.

Working from state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the West Midlands, it is our pleasure to now be partnering our Client to help develop, build and nurture their team with only the very best talent!

As part of this growth, we are now actively seeking an experienced Laboratory Technician on a permanent basis.

In this role, you will work within the IAL (Industrial Analysis Laboratory) and support the business during production campaigns through the use of advanced characterisation techniques. The position is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to gain experience within the UKs developing Battery sector.

On offer to the successful candidate is a negotiable (albeit dependent on relevant experience) basic salary, together with a full flexible benefits package.

Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Sample, measure and verify that products meet pre-determined COA requirements.
  • Ensure produced materials conform to customer standards and requirements.
  • Issue corrective actions to key stakeholders based on collected analytical data.
  • Maintain, calibrate and operate characterisation equipment.
  • Record and report experimental results generated through testing.
  • Assist in data collection and fault analysis.
  • Engage and contribute toward continuous improvement measures.
  • Maintain high safety standards and ensure compliance with the Company’s Health, Safety and Environment Management Systems.
Qualifications & Experience ideally required:
  • Should ideally have a BSc Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or a related discipline.
  • You will be an experienced Laboratory Technician with knowledge and a basic understanding of techniques utilised in materials characterisation e.g. XRD, FTIR, SEM-EDX etc.
  • Previous experience working in an industrial or academic laboratory environment is certainly preferred here.
  • Candidates with demonstrable experience in ICP-OES/MS, mercury porosimetry and GC-MS are also highly preferred.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of Battery chemistry, operation and design is highly advantageous.
  • A comprehensive understanding of health and safety protocols in a lab environment, including conducting risk and COSHH assessments is needed.
Does this sound like you?

This position is available with immediate effect.

To APPLY, please contact Jason Seed DipRP, DipRSA, FIRP; Director of Forbes HR Ltd on:

Forbes HR (part of the Millbank Holdings Group) are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business.

Required skills

  • "laboratory" or "chemist" or "materials characterisation"

Reference: 51667263

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