Laboratory Technician - Chemical

Apprentice / Trainee

Ref: 289Monday 22 November 2021

Circa £25,000 DOE

Our client design and manufacture precision forged and machined components and are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician to join their team. As Laboratory Technician you will be based predominantly within the chemical analysis department but will also provide the necessary contact and support to the shop floor through collection and analysis of process solutions.  

Hours of work will be Monday to Thursday 7.30am-4.30pm and Fridays 7.30am-12.30pm. Salary circa £25,000 per annum, depending upon experience plus competitive benefits package.   

Reporting directly to the Senior Metallurgist, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Wet chemical analysis including, but not limited to, acid base titrations, ph. Measurements, sugar content in solutions
  • Preparation and standardisation of stock solutions
  • Liaise with the on-site chemical service provider
  • Trend analysis of process solutions
  • Hydrogen testing
  • Calibration of test equipment
  • Copper sulphate testing
  • Support chemical process audits  

To be successful in the role of Laboratory Technician you will possess the following qualities:

  • Experience of titrations and preparation of solutions
  • Able to calibrate lab equipment
  • High level of accuracy
  • Able to use Microsoft Office proficiently
  • Experience working in a NADCAP / ISO 17025 laboratory is desirable

This position is based near Redditch and is easily commutable from Droitwich, Bromsgrove, Alcester, Studley, South Birmingham, Solihull, Worcester, Kidderminster and Stourbridge.

If you are a Laboratory Technician, looking for a new exciting and varied opportunity, then please apply immediately.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Swift who are operating as an employment business. 

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