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Chemistry Laboratory Technician

CK Group
£0 - £23000 per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a Laboratory Technician to join a metal finishing company at their site based in Chesterfield, on a full time permanent basis. The salary for this role is £23,000, the working hours are 7-3.15 Monday - Thursday and 7-3 on Friday.

The Company:
Our client are leading specialists in the electroless nickel plating process. As a specialist plating company they have developed a wide range of techniques and are able to provide a high-end, cost-effective service.

This role is located in Chesterfield accessible from Sheffield, Nottingham and surrounding areas.

Your main duties will be:
  • Sampling of production test pieces
  • Performing tests to the required standard & specification
  • Microscopy
  • Corrosion Testing
  • Chemical Solution Production
  • Aiding in research and development projects when required
  • Report writing
  • Ensure all duties are carried out safely within the company Health & Safety requirements.
  • Ensure full adherence to the Quality Management System.
  • Control the chemistry on the shop floor, including troubleshooting solutions.
  • Stock checking chemicals and ordering via Supply Chain Manager.
  • Work with Shop Floor Management & Production Planning to ensure feasibility of the production schedule
  • Identifying issues and potential problems early so that they can be addressed to minimise impact on production.
  • Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is adhered to with 5S maintained as it is rolled out through the facility.
  • Ensure plant is appropriately maintained and anything not working is reported and repaired without delay.
  • Attend meetings where required

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:
  • Knowledge of Chemistry
  • Knowledge of metal finishing
  • Experience in handling chemicals
  • Strong computer skills predominantly Excel
  • Working in a production environment
  • Test facility experience
It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 54344 in all correspondence.


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Company info
+44 (0)1246 457700
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
S41 9FG

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