Lab Support Technician-Manufacturing-Food-Cambs-GBP7.50ph

Cranleigh Scientific
15600.00 GBP Annual
23 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lab Support Technician-Manufacturing-Food-Cambs-GBP7.50ph - Sample Receipt - Labelling - LIMS - UKAS

A global lab testing company requires Lab Support Technician's to join its Cambridge site. You will be supporting either the Sample Preparation or Sample Receipt team within the chemistry division. This is a NON-LAB position but will support a laboratory environment. A scientific background is not essential but previous experience in a manufacturing or production environment is preferable.

The position will be responsible for:

*Prioritising and preparing samples as per Client and method requirements
*Communicating between Support Services Management and Laboratory personnel regarding specific sample requirements
*To accurately Sub Sample when applicable and to prepare samples suitable for analysis, ensuring all precautions taken to minimise cross contamination
*Using the ALIMS system and MS Office
*To comply with all Quality and Health & Safety systems at all time
*Ensure that the preparation areas are kept clean and tidy. To remove waste frequently and ensure it is disposed of frequently

Shift Pattern within Sample Preparation:

Monday - Friday 1.30 - 10pm (x2 positions available)

Shift Pattern within Sample Receipt:

Monday - Friday 1.30- 10pm (x1 position available)

Tuesday -Saturday - 6am - 2.30pm (x2 positions available)

Experience Required:

*5 GCSE level or equivalent qualifications in Science, English & Mathematics
* Prior experience in a manufacturing or production environment is highly desirable
*Flexible approach to working to meet Client needs
*Good communication skills and the ability to follow set procedures
*Good organisational skills
*Accuracy and attention to detail
*Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
*Be able to work under pressure