Lab Technician

  • Location

    Bridgend, Wales

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  • Contact:

    Daniel Darlington

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  • Job ref:

    Lab Technician_1578995697

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 Months

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Job Role - Laboratory Technician
Duration - 6 Months
Location - Bridgend

Responsible for conducting testing procedures during manufacturing processes to ensure that products comply with quality standards. To work as part of a quality team supporting and delivering on key metrics including safety and production. Involves shift operation covering a variety of processes, procedures and equipment to produce a range of Food Safety products.

Job Responsibilities


Work safely in line with behavioural safety principles

Compliance with PPE requirements

Spot potential hazards and report promptly to your supervisor.

Attend all mandatory safety training


Ensure that the product meets customer requirements

Comply with the product specifications

Carry out quality control testing at different stages of manufacturing

Resolve problems as they occur e.g. reconciliation issues, out of specification readings

Report any issues to Production operators/ Team Leaders / Supervisors immediately

Ensure the Quality Management System is adhered to at all stages


To undertake testing using standard and specialised laboratory equipment to defined procedures.

To complete all relevant documentation.

To communicate effectively with other departments e.g. test results.

Learn departments processes, procedures and equipment and apply this learning consistently

Provide a full and detailed shift handover

Knowledge & Skills

Understanding of quality systems

Previous manufacturing environment would be an advantage.

Communicate well with people at all levels

Good team worker

Able to work alone

Good analytical skills

Basic IT skills e.g. MS Word, Excel

Previous pipetting experience required.

Works well in a changing and challenging environment

Excellent attention to detail and follows instructions precisely

Working shifts essential