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  • Title:

    Chemical Laboratory Technician

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    Amanda Taylor

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Are you a Lab Technician looking for a new Contract opportunity?

If so, Belcan Workforce Solutions has an exciting opportunity with a multinational oil and gas corporation at their site based near Southampton, Hampshire.

This is a 12 month contract on site position and is full time on an Inside of IR35 basis.

Main Functions

  • Support/assist the lab supervisors/chemists by performing routine and nonroutine laboratory analysis/wet chemistry on product and in-process samples, to support plant operations for the purpose of quality assurance/control.
  • Perform calibration and maintenance of test equipment.
  • Prepare samples and ensure accurate data generation and records, in accordance with the standard operating procedures.
  • Utilize analytical instruments to address quality assurance/control issues.
  • Prepare chemical stock solutions and reagents, as well as set preparation standards.
  • Minimal work direction needed and is highly skilled and knowledgeable to the position.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Experience with LIMS to compile and enter all data obtained from tests
  • Maintain a clean and safe lab by doing regular housekeeping and Loss Prevention Self Assessments
  • Participate in Test Method Assessments and Loss Prevention Observations to ensure correct and safe test procedures
  • Prepare laboratory equipment to conduct test
  • Troubleshoot machines and/or redo analyses when test are out of control
  • Perform various tests on different Fuel type, jet fuel, Gasoline and Diesel to ensure it is ready for downstream products.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Polytechnic graduate with the background in Chemical/Process/Technical Engineering. Computer literate. Preferable experience in quality control systems.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Lab equipment or analyser troubleshooting, calibration and maintenance
  • Ideally with a Refinery background and with some experience of Quality Control systems

Preferred Qualifications/Experience in:

  • Chemistry, Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical / Electronic or Mechatronic particularly), instrumentation or Analysers
  • Proven troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Good understanding of Statistics and Quality Control systems
  • Advanced IT literacy, in depth knowledge of computer systems including MS Office including Access and LIMS
  • Good communication and team working skills
  • Ability to train and coach people on equipment use or procedure

The rate for this will reflect the scope and significance of the client in their sector.

If you think this could be a new and exciting career opportunity for you and you would like to learn more or just for an initial, no-obligation conversation please contact me on 07732 694 242 or you can apply directly by following the Apply Now link and I will contact you as soon as I receive your contact details.

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan