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Laboratory Technician

Industrial & Manufacturing
£24,000 to £27,000 Per Annum
Additional Benefits
Welwyn Garden City
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For more information about this job please contact:

Claire Kitchener

Osborne Appointments are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician to join our client based in Welwyn Garden City with an Understanding of Lean Principles

Workings closely with the operations to ensure manufactured products are of a consistent quality and are fully compliant to legislation, standards and looking and continous improvement.


Job Type:             Permanent  

Hours:                  Shift pattern between the hours of 05.45 and 22.00

Salary:                 £24,000 - £27,000 Depending on experience


Job Role:

  • Carry out the day-to-day quality control processes within the operational and lab environments
  • Ensure that raw material, in-process, and product testing is effectively, accurately and promptly carried out using specified methods
  • Review pre-batch powders sheets for corrections or make conversions /adjustments on admixture sheets.
  • Accurately record results in Day Books and SAP.
  • Advise on corrective actions and appropriate recording methods to maintain manufactured product within specification
  • Perform and record production first off checks ‘Right first time' Audits
  • Carry out and report upon investigative test work required i.e., non-conforming product, goods returned, ageing stock, customer returns or alternative sources of raw materials.
  • Fulfil periodic testing and recording requirements in line with Trade Effluent consent, related to COD, suspended solids etc.
  • Manage rework to return to stock, or to be disposed of, via Quarantine Database and/or Specialist Waste log following the quarantine procedure.
  • Maintain a high standard of laboratory cleanliness.
  • Ensure that test equipment is properly and correctly used, calibrated, and maintained to specified standards and that safe working practices are adopted at all times.
  • Ensure that adequate materials are available in the laboratory in order to fulfil the Quality Control function.


Skills / Experience required:

  • Work to continous improvement and remove waste
  • Have an understandong of Lean Principles
  • Experience of working in a Quality Control/Manufacturing/Production environment
  • Practical experience / knowledge of handling building type products
  • strong team player
  • personable with an awareness of how to effectively communicate
  • willingness to continually work on your own learning and development
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, specifically MS Excel
  • Must be flexible with working hours

To discuss this role in more detail, please call Sarah - 01707 377 088

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