Laboratory Technician

£16,483 - £18,568
16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our company name has become synonymous with delivering dependable waterproofing solutions backed by supreme levels of customer service. This hard earned reputation has been built on a foundation of quality and an ethos of customer service which permeates through the organisation and remains as strong today as it did 100 years ago. The rewards speak for themselves.

In order to strengthen and further drive our position as Market leader status, we are seeking applications from suitably qualified and motivated individuals for the post of Laboratory Technician. The successful candidate will be expected to produce technical data according to standard operating procedures (SOP's), maintain all equipment and instrumentation, and preparing samples for testing. They will report outcomes effectively and communicate/interact with all business functions.

Employment type: Full time & Permanent

Qualification: No formal qualifications but GCSE A-C in Maths and Science is desirable

Probation: 6 months

Salary: £16,483 - £18,568, competitive and commensurate with experience

Candidate Profile

- Excellent team working skills
- Strong communication skills
- Quality conscious and methodical approach to work, with excellent attention to detail
- Strong integrity and personal ethics aligned to their principles
- Experience of working in a laboratory environment is desirable but not essential as full training will be given
- Flexible
- Ability to effectively and efficiently manage own workload and work to deadlines


- Performing laboratory tests to produce reliable and precise data to support Quality Assurance and New Product Development
- Carrying out routine tasks accurately and precisely
- Preparing specimens and samples; assembling, maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment
- Ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced
- Recording and interpreting results to present to senior colleagues, when required
- Using computers and performing simple mathematical calculations
- Keeping up to date with technical developments
- Maintain high housekeeping standards
- To work safely 100% of the time
- To ensure that all assigned work is delivered in a timely manner
- To communicate we with both internal and external customers
- Any other roles & responsibilities as required by IKO

How to Apply:

Please submit your application online.

Company Benefits & Rewards

The full time, permanent position comes with company paid health plan, contributory pension, Life Assurance plan, 24 days holidays increasing to 26 days in addition to bank holidays and a free car park.

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, gender, race, colour, religion & belief, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.

Due to high volume of applications, we can only reach out to successful candidates. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in our Company.

Strictly no agencies please