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  • Location: Didcot, ox13
  • Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Technical & Engineering, Scientific
  • Contact: Ehsan Hussain
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01865 264052
  • Start Date: 2022-07-24
  • Expiry Date: 11 August 2022
  • Job Ref: J4937
A vacancy has arisen for a Laboratory Operator to join a brilliant Scientific company based in Didcot. The role will involve preparation of formulations, scheduling tests, dispatching samples and general lab activities.

This is an entry level role. We will be considering candidates with lab based experience, science graduates or school leavers with a passion for science.

Daily Tasks/Responsibilities
  • Proactively contribute to the high safety standard of the group.
  • Preparation and blending of formulations following predefined systems and procedures in line with deadlines and priorities.
  • Keep impeccable records of results in notebook and technology systems.
  • Run or schedule analytical tests to evaluate performance and reporting of data/observations.
  • Shipment of samples to specified destinations.
  • Interact and communicate effectively with internal contacts as required to conduct laboratory work.
  • Carry out activities in a way that meets technical and quality standards with minimal supervision.
  • Ad-hoc work activities within the wider Technology Services group.
  • Support training of new starters and colleagues in Technology groups.
  • Support activities to allow effective lab operations.
What you will gain from this role
  • Develop knowledge in performance testing, lubrication science and analytical testing.
  • Opportunity to interact across technology groups and build communication skills.
A successful candidate is likely to have
  • Strong commitment to HSSE and quality values.
  • Some lab-based experience.
  • Ability to drive work forward to meet research targets and timelines.
  • Demonstration of effective multi-tasking, prioritisation and time-management skills whilst maintaining high standards of work.