Lab Tech

  • Location
    Reading, Berkshire
  • Category
    Science - Chemistry, Physics, Life Sciences
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference

Lab Technician

Location: Reading

Hours: 37.5 Mon-Fri


Adecco are recruiting for an Lab Analytical Technician to join our market leading pharmaceutical client's team!

The Analytical technician would be working within the Analytical team in Reading, 1-2 weeks training may be required in Egham.

Responsibilities include:

* Conform to site and lab Health, Safety and Environment requirements
* Comply with principles of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
* Provide high quality standardised methodology execution and implementation of change control requests in accordance to Procter and Gamble and/or external authority requirements such as:-
o Equipment calibrations
o Adherence to global/site methods and site SOPs

* Ensure timely delivery of data and reports for testing to include:
o Solution preparation using approved reference standards
Sample submission logging into Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELN)
* Provide communication to Supervisor and support timely investigation of all compliance findings, retests, and test deviation investigations and actions.
* Collaborate with supervisor on quality and Safety inspection findings and support execution of any resulting improvement programs.
* Highlight to the supervisor any problems associated with work which might pose a hazard or impact quality

* Highlight to the Laboratory supervisor any observed compliance outages within the Analytical laboratory.
* Have personal ownership for quality of work; working with supervisor to implement recommended improvements.
* Scheduling and tracking for all agreed activities.
* First contact for technical troubleshooting (instruments and/ or methods).


* Analytical experience, preferably including broader industry experience.* Recent experience in analytical testing and good manufacturing and laboratory practice (e.g. quality control)
* Good knowledge of analytical techniques used for product development and quality control including experience in Chromatography and method validation.


* Strong Good Science aptitude and good practices focus
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a passion for accuracy and attention to detail.
* A proactive thinker who can anticipate future issues and propose pragmatic solutions.
* Excellent interpersonal skills - must be able to effectively interact with a team environment, of different nationalities and at different levels within the company
* Strong Analytical thinking and problem solving
* Good Computer literacy


- Strong communicator
- Commercial understanding of corporate and operational business issues.
- Strong intellectual curiosity.
- Openness to change and ability to think out of the box.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Paige Anne Woods