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Laboratory Technician

Location: Caldicot, South Wales

Pay: £18000 per annum

Sector: Other

Job Type: Permanent

Date Added: 02-12-2013

Vacancy ID: SM0212

Gap Personnel has a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring professional within the colourings industrty. We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician to work for a plastics and colourings manufacturer based in South Wales.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

• Operating a laboratory scale injection moulder to prepare test samples, operating other plastic processing equipment and Quality Control Checks.
• Maticulous maintenance of all laboratory equpiment after every test run.
• Accurately weighing plastic raw materials.
• Ensure working area is in a clean and orderly condition.
• Ensure products are properly labelled and stored.
• Maintain Logbooks and in-Process sheets

Person Specification

Education, Skills and Qualifications

• A degree (or equivilent) in Chemistry or related scientific subject area.
• Previous experience of working with plastic processing equipments would be advantageous.
• Experience needed using a Twin Screw Extruder
• Strong communication skills
• Excellent time-keeping
• ability to work under pressure
• Knowledge of pigments and polymers would be advantageous.

Full training will be provided for this role.

The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

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