Laboratory Technician (sample preparation)

Job Title: Laboratory Technician (sample preparation)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J901977_1565252158
Contact Name: Hannah Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2019 09:15

Job Description

Role: Laboratory Technician / Preparation Sampling Team

Location: Cambridge / Newmarket

Salary: Entry Level

Russell Taylor Group has a fantastic opportunity for a Lab Technician to join our clients testing company within the Sampling Team based in Cambridge. This is a good opportunity to work on days 9-5pm. This will suit someone who has a passion for science and good chemistry knowledge.


  • Preparation of samples as identified from work schedules
  • Drying and Grinding samples
  • Preparing dry sample extractions and wet sample extractions
  • Preparing metal digest
  • Cleaning of chemical vessels
  • Assistance in the generation of accurate and timely sample and QC data in line with client expectations and our clients Quality Systems
  • Assistance in maintenance programmes for the Departments specific analytical instrumentation and any other analytical equipment used by the Department. Maintenance procedures shall ensure that instruments are kept in a clean and serviceable condition and that routine in house maintenance procedures are kept up to date.
  • Maintenance, storage and labelling of adequate stocks of reagents and standards.
  • Consultation with the Laboratory Manager or Team Leader when turnaround deadlines cannot be met.


  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Worked in a fast paced environment
  • Seeking a challenging position
  • Passion for science
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • High volume sample preparing Keywords: Laboratory sampling, UKAS, ISO 17025, chemicals, Lab assistant, testing

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