Laboratory Technician - Maidenhead

  • Salary: £10.40 per hour
  • REF Number: 00044650
  • Consultant: Julie Marshall
  • Contact: 01438 723500
  • Date Published: 07.02.2019
  • Sector: Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Location: Home Counties, London
  • Discipline: Other

CK Group are recruiting for a Laboratory Technician to join a company in the FMCG industry at their site based in Berkshire on a contract basis of 6 months.

The Company: As a global healthcare company, our client takes on some of the world's biggest healthcare challenges. By delivering a sustainable business, they provide health benefits to patients and consumers, improved shareholder returns as well as supporting wider society. They have three world-leading businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. They are committed to widening access to their products, so more people can benefit, no matter where they live in the world or what they can afford to pay.

Location: The Maidenhead site is one of the most advanced operations of its kind in the world, part of the company's global manufacturing and supply (GMS) chain. This site is dedicated to the production of oral healthcare brands such as Aquafresh, Sensodyne and MacLean's, producing in excess of 400 hundred million tubes of toothpaste and 18 million bottles of mouthwash per year. It runs 24/7 to supply toothpaste, mouthwash and creams to over 20 countries worldwide. The key processes used at the site involve raw material transfer (powders and liquids)/ mixing (shear thinning principles)/ product pumping and distribution and packaging.

Your main responsibilities in this role will be to:

  • Ensure all materials and components used or produced meet specification.
  • Work within the defined systems and procedures to ensure compliance with company polices and regulatory standards.
  • Support laboratory ordering and maintaining stock levels.
  • Prepare reagent and standard solutions.
  • Receive and book in laboratory samples.
  • Assist in the archiving of documentation.
  • Deputise for sample processing and courier arrangement.
  • Assist in basic physical testing methodologies where capability is demonstrated.You are required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A Levels / degree in a Scientific discipline is desirable (or equivalent).

  • A keen interest in Science.
  • Previous laboratory experience would be advantageous.

If you are employed by this client you will be joining a global FMCG company based in Berkshire.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Julie or Jenni on 01438 723500 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 44650 in all correspondence.

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