Laboratory Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for carrying out testing on a wide range of oils to ensure compliance to a specified standard and set of parameters, along with the completing and issuing of relevant paperwork and certification for internal and external purposes.

Job Title Laboratory Technician
Job Function Responsible for conducting internal testing and issuing certificates of analysis
Reports To Quality Manager
Duration Temporary 3-6 month contract
Location Goole


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

• Laboratory testing of oils for the food and cosmetic industries using both traditional chemistry techniques e.g. titration and analytical equipment
• Shelf life testing of raw materials and finished products
• Working with the QA team to ensure sampling schedules are maintained
• Generate and distribute Certificates of Analysis to customers
• Supporting the maintenance of the company’s accreditation results
• Maintaining the upkeep of the laboratory, consumables and the equipment
• Mixing & controlling solutions for testing
• Any other duties required by the Quality Manager

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED

• Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of laboratory principles, test methods (including wet and analytical chemistry) and reporting results
• Experience of working in a laboratory environment, preferably chemistry-based
• Has an understanding of a number of analytical techniques including Gas Chromatography, density, auto-titrators, and wet chemistry
• Must be able to identify priorities and co-ordinate their workload to ensure that all samples are tested and reported within agreed timescales