Laboratory Technician- Graduate- Scientific

Unimed Consulting Limited
From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
17 Jun 2017
25 Jun 2017
My client is a dynamic, fast growing international medical device business with innovative product portfolio and impressive growth plans. Due to their continuing success, they are looking to appoint a Laboratory Technician to support the delivery of R&D projects by carrying out testing in the laboratory. The Role: Testing of all materials/products according to the appropriate procedures and quality systems. To accurately record data and file information e.g. raw data in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices and R&D procedures. To ensure that materials, chemicals and equipment required for R&D testing are always in stock and calibrated/validated. To support in the development and validation of new test methods (when required). To generate testing protocols and reports when required. To manipulate data to support project decisions based on statistical rationales. To support in the testing of competitor samples in support of Marketing collateral. To attend meetings and present findings if requested. Ensure a good level of communication between departments (QA, R&D and Production) To assess workload and prioritise in conjunction with Project Leaders. To maintain optimum level of supplies for the laboratory. To maintain the R&D physical testing lab in a state of audit readiness ensuring all procedures, chemicals, risk assessments etc are current. Maintain and file all information accurately and thoroughly. To ensure Health & Safety standards are maintained in the laboratory. To be considered for the role you will need: Educated to degree level in a chemistry, polymer, materials science or engineering discipline, as a minimum. Knowledge of material/product defects, which may adversely affect finished product safety, efficiency or quality. Understanding of adhesives would be advantageous. Ability to operate relevant testing instruments. Ability to statistically analyse test results and present a report. Good Communication Skills (verbal & written). Knowledge of Woundcare Products and some Medical Device Technologies. Knowledge of GMP, ISO9001 and Medical Device Directive. This is a unique graduate opportunity to gain all rounded Laboratory and R&D testing skills and experience. To apply for the role, please send your CV to Unimed Consulting using the ‘Apply Now’ button. All CVs will be acknowledged Unimed Consulting: our engineering and scientific recruitment brand is well respected for the high quality of work we have delivered for both clients and candidates throughout our history. This job was originally posted as