Graduate Lab Technician - R&D - Coatings - Perm - Cornwall-£20k

Recruiter
Cranleigh Scientific
Location
Cornwall
Salary
£19000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Graduate Lab Technician - Formulation - R&D - Coatings - Perm - Cornwall - £20k An international leader in the development of specialist coatings to a wide range of applications is currently seeking a Graduate Lab Technician to join their close knit R&D team on a permanent basis. Your key focus within this role is to support R&D duties and assist with formulation design alongside side scientists within the laboratory. This would be a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate within a scientific discipline to apply their chemistry skills into an entry-level formulation position. Responsibilities Supporting formulation design, largely adjustments to formulae to assist processing / performance. Coordinating application testing of coated products (image performance, coating / image permanence, physical, optical, electrical tests). Maintaining laboratory apparatus, arranging servicing, maintaining consumable inventory. Assisting R&D chemists with pre-production trials. Assisting Technical Support staff with trouble-shooting production issues. Managing regular and ad hoc tasks within the technician scope, updating staff on a daily basis. Requirements Recently graduated in a scientific discipline, ideally within Chemistry or closely related field of study. Well organised, with the ability to prioritise a workload. A methodical approach to tasks. Resilient and results oriented, with a strong quality focus and the ability to work to deadlines. In return, the organisation will provide on-going career progression and development; £20k benefits. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75383549