Trainee Laboratory Technician (Chemistry/Chemical Engineering)

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
£15,000–£29,999 a year
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Specialism
Chemicals
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our Client Our client operates at the forefront of the renewable energy sector, part of a global business they offer product testing services in their laboratories. Achieving great success and with plans to build on this progress we are searching for an ambitious hands on technically minded candidate who can demonstrate an exposure or commercial experience within a laboratory to join the team. The Role Joining an established laboratory team you will train and develop skills to become an expert laboratory test engineer, duties will soon develop but initially will include, but not be limited to the following: Assist Test Engineers on a variety of projects. Help other Test Engineers in the lab to perform testing. Set up of test assemblies. Maintain laboratory inspection/test equipment by ensuring that equipment is serviceable Complete all necessary laboratory administration Testing with scientific rigour, analysis of data, interpretation of results, recommendation of future test methods, report compilation. Keep colleagues and customers updated and be proactive in your communication The role will suit a trainee or someone who is early in their laboratory testing career. You will need A Levels in Maths & Chemistry, or an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering or a Chemistry related subject. Essentially, you will need to be able to demonstrate hands on technical experience working within a laboratory (academic or commercial) and a significant appetite to develop your career within laboratory testing. Any experience of gases or solid fuels will be of great advantage. However your desire to work within a laboratory environment within renewable energy for a company that is working towards a low carbon future is also very important. To Apply This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Steve Bennett in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website. About Us Newman Stewart is a leading executive search firm, delivering high performing candidates to high profile and difficult to fulfil assignments. With a vast proven track record of success both nationally and internationally, we are the recruitment partner of choice to many blue chip, medium and small organisations.