Lab Technician

  • Location
    West Drayton, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 12 - £ 14.5 / Hourly
  • Category
    Science - Food Science & Technology
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Science
  • External Reference
    JN-102021-210262

Long Term Work at Household Name. Onsite Parking, Great Team , Lovely working environment £12 - £14.50 per hour.
As a Laboratory Technician, you will have a specific focus on supporting the Laboratory Supervisor in the following:
* Responsible for the maintenance and organization of the laboratory / stock raw materials.
* Assist and support Development team in the delivery of new products.


Key Responsibilities, scope for decision making, KPI's

LABORATORY TASKS

* Responsible for the lab organization. Ensures labeling, materials and fixtures (accessories) are in place, correct and of appropriate grade.
* Responsible for the good order in the laboratory, the use of equipment, cleaning and schedules, quality systems and procedures / processes.
* Conduct key equipment calibrations daily in readiness for development work.
* To liaise with the contract companies to ensure adequate cleaning, maintenance and waste disposal procedures are in place and followed.
* Creates, maintains and monitors de lab cleaning and equipment maintenance schedules.
* Liaises with suppliers to ensure adequate stock rotation and record the incoming materials for traceability.
* Maintains the records of ingredients, processes and procedures for full traceability of all products.
* Conducts all work with good laboratory practice.
* With the support of the line manager, writes and reviews procedures, instructions and guidelines relevant for the daily work in the lab.
* Assist and support the continuous improvement of the NPD organization, processes and WOW
* Reports any significant variation and faults to the area owner and line manager.
* Proactively identifies areas for improvement within the lab.
Qualifications and Professional Experience

Technical education or Bachelor of Science in a food-related science field (Food Technology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or Agricultural Engineering).

Demonstrated laboratory skills, within food/beverage setting would be advantageous.


Key competencies and skills

Delivering Results:
* Basic Knowledge of R&D process.
* Support Scientists on all assigned roles and responsibilities.
* Know and follow good laboratory practices.
* Ability to organize all the different tasks relevant to the NPD process and laboratory performance.
* Basic Knowledge of the different aspects of beverage design and manufacture.
* Seek continuous improvement.
* Accurate, persistent, organized and able to manage workload.
* Language skills: English at minimum conversation level.

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