Laboratory Technician

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Laboratory Technician
Contract / Temporary

VLA 5235590

Posted: 8th September 2023 12:32
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £12.00 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    40 Monday – Friday, shifts can vary, rotating shifts

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • DAGENHAM, London,

    RM9 6LF

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Laboratory Technician

Reference no: VLA 5235590

Pay rate: Up to £12.00 per hour PAYE depending on experience

Hours per week: 40 Monday – Friday, shifts can vary, rotating shifts

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

City: DAGENHAM, London

A Laboratory Technician is required to be responsible for testing, collation, interpretation and reporting of quality data in the Laboratory. To support the company by maintaining the Laboratory Quality System which includes participation in audits, procedure reviews, stock management and matters relating to health and safety. Candidates will require a high attention to detail as reports will be provided to clients.

The Laboratory operates 24 hours per day, 5 days a week over four 8 hour rotating shifts, therefore ability to effectively work on night shift is essential.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform work in a responsible and safe manner and follow safety procedures.
  • Ensure all accidents, incidents and near misses are reported.
  • Wear appropriate PPE always and maintain PPE.
  • Undertake active involvement in COSHH. Work to ISO standards (9001, 14001, 17025, 45001).
  • Follow standard operating procedures and ensure compliance with Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Produce error free certificates of analysis. Enter data correctly and efficiently.
  • Preparation of samples and analysis of results using GC/MS software.
  • Inspect incoming raw materials and collect samples from the plant.
  • Monitor stock levels and keep equipment dust free.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  • A-Level equivalent or above in a science related subject.
  • Previous experience in a laboratory beneficial.
  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and accurately by email and verbally is essential.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.



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Job Ref: VLA 5235590
Laboratory Technician
Client Category: Private Sector

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Laboratory Technician
Client Category: Private Sector

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