RSK Group plc

  • Laboratory Assistant

    Category
    Laboratory
    Contract Type
    Part-Time
    Location
    Hyde
    Salary
    £minimum wage
  • Overview

    Envirolab, a member of RSK Group plc, is an analytical laboratory with an outstanding track record for delivering analysis competitively and on time. The company provides environmental analytical services predominately of soil and groundwater samples. Because of recent expansion, the Cheshire lab is now looking to recruit two temporary part time Laboratory Assistants to work in a UKAS and ISO 9001 standard accredited lab. 

     

    Laboratory Assistant - Hyde, Cheshire

     

    This post provides an opportunity for a wide range of individuals, from those returning to work after a career break to those looking for a career in an environmental laboratory. The successful applicant will assist various departments to ensure client needs are met. The principal responsibilities for this role are:

     

    • Crushing and sieving samples
    • Weighing of soil and water samples
    • Calibration of laboratory equipment
    • Data entry
    • Sample disposal
    • Washing laboratory apparatus
    • Maintaining a neat and orderly lab environment
    • In addition to your normal duties, you may occasionally be required to undertake additional work necessary to meet the needs of the business, without additional remuneration.

    Desired experience

     

    No previous chemistry or laboratory experience is required for this role. We are interested in hearing from candidates that are familiar with working in a process driven environment, are comfortable working off order lists and don’t mind getting their hands dirty.  There will be some manual handling involved in the role and will require moving heavy items on a frequent basis.

     

    Person specification

     

    • Organised with a methodical approach
    • Able to work in a busy environment
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines
    • Physically fit
    • Strong team player

    Salary and benefits

     

    • This is a temporary post expected to last 2-3months, working 20 hours per week, 12pm-4pm
    • Salary – £ Minimum Wage
    • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
    • Regular training and career development 

    All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor.

     

    For more information, please call Lauren on 0117 300 4280 or email lreynolds@rsk.co.uk

     

    RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain. 

     

    RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

     

     

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