Laboratory Assistant (Temp to Perm)

We are currently working with a market leading UK manufacturer of specialist products.

Due to ongoing success, they are currently seeking a temporary Laboratory Assistant to join their team based in Sittingbourne and work in their Chemistry laboratory.

Working directly with the Chemistry Team Leader, the Laboratory Assistant will be expected to assist in the operation of the research centre with a particular focus on sample testing services.

Responsibilities will include:

Unpacking and sorting of daily samples for analysis.
Carrying out test procedures using filtration equipment and simple hand-held instruments.
Preparation of samples to be analysed by laboratory technicians on larger instrumentation.
Disposal of old samples.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Excellent communication skills.
A methodical approach with accuracy, high attention to detail and minimal errors to keep up with a busy lab environment.
Excellent organisation skills and the ability to keep working areas neat and tidy.
An interest or academic background in Chemistry or a lab environment.

This is an ongoing temporary role with the view to becoming a permanent role for the right candidate.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.