Lab Technician

Office Angels are extremely proud to be representing a global company whose passion and drive for innovation has seen their success span over 100 years. Their products are part of some of the UK's biggest household brands and they now have an opportunity for a results orientated and dedicated Lab Technician to form part of their highly successful testing team based in Livingston.


This is a full time role but will initially start on a TEMPORARY basis for around 4-6 weeks with a view to the role becoming permanent early 2021 - please do not apply for this opportunity if you CANNOT start this role on a temporary basis!


The role itself will be to carry out the quality control testing of goods produced on site and documenting all results following the company's rigorous documentation process. This role will not just form part of the Livingston sites quality control but to manage quality control queries globally!


Some key aspects of the role are as follows:



  • Carry out physical quality control testing

  • Manage and produce accurate data reports using in-house system and Excel tools

  • Calibrating internal testing equipment

  • ALWAYS follow safe working and health and safety practices

  • Manage stock levels and ensure all stock is available for testing

  • Communicate fully with company wide employees to ensure smooth running of production


The perfect candidate should encompass most of the below qualities:



  • Qualified to HNC or above in science-based studies

  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbally

  • The ability to prioritise over conflicting/demanding work tasks and understand the specific business needs behind each task

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision and can confidently use own initiative

  • A passion to continue to develop themselves and their product knowledge



It's a 36.25 hour per week role based on site, early finish on a Friday and any weekend over time will be paid at time and a half and double time. Salary on offer is around £22k.


Sound like the perfect opportunity for you? Please apply now as this role will be interviewing w/c 16th November - any questions please call the Livingston Office Angels branch.

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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