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Laboratory Technician


Job Description:

Laboratory Technician (Sunderland) – Permanent; Up to £21,189 - £23,432 (+ Shift Allowance)!

 *Permanent secure opportunity!

*Opportunity to join a global organisation in a period of expansion, who recently announced some extremely exciting plans for the business!


Role of a Laboratory Technician:

The role of Laboratory Technician will involve chemical and dimensional testing using analytical equipment including HPLC, GC, XRF, SEM, Instron and microscope analysis.

  • Maintain a safe working environment for all staff
  • Stock Control including Audit and Order
  • Analysis of data and technical reporting
  • Carry out wet chemical testing
  • Material testing – tensile, compression
  • Cell and module dismantle with first level root cause
  • First level electrical checks on modules and cells
  • Routine review of supplier inspection reports and analysis against local testing
  • Periodic manual handling tasks – gas cylinders and waste management
  • Trending of test results, highlighting drift and investigating root cause
  • Creation and/or Improvement of working documentation
  • 5S of the Laboratory


Required Skills & Experience of a Laboratory Technician:

  • Experience in a laboratory environment desirable
  • HNC/HND in a scientific field preferred but not essential
  • Analytical mind and good attention to detail
  • Data management and record keeping skills (database and spreadsheets)


Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. 

  • Supply Chain/Logistics, Management
  • Quality - Engineering, Management
  • Design - Engineer, Management
  • Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management
  • Production / Process Engineering
  • Health, Safety & Environmental
  • Project Engineering, Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    + Shfit Allowance

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    Secondary School or equivalent

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