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QC Technician - Chemicals - Lancashire posted by Science Solutions Recruitment

Full Time
Preston, Lancashire
£18,000 - £20,000 / year
NHS Band 2

Job Description

A chemical manufacturer based in the Lancashire area are currently looking to recruit a QC Technician to their expanding site.

With good a supportive team, long standing success in the industry and excellent motorway links, the position is an ideal role for someone coming from another QC environment, or even from the likes of an apprenticeship scheme in a similar environment and may even suit a recent graduate.

Key responsibilities:

Analysis of samples, following written methods & recording results in an accurate & timely manner
Awareness of & adherence to GMP for applicable products
Conducting audits on filling lines & recording the results
Assisting with customer complaints
Assisting with recording & investigating non-conformances
Investigating out of spec results - calculating additions needed for the product to be in spec
Weighing dyes & raw materials, as necessary, for the Production department
Liaising with R&D in testing new formulations
ConduCting initial measurement checks against a sample for new incoming raw materials
Use of computer software, including LIMS
Conducting calibrations of laboratory equipment
Conducting cleaning of equipment & the laboratory in line with Health & Safety legislation
Ordering equipment, chemicals, & any other goods or services required for use in the laboratories & maintaining accurate records
Maintain clear & accurate records of tasks performed, for the purposes of auditing
Support & help with training of other members of staff
Identification & resolution of personal development & training

Knowledge, skills and experience:

A minimum of "O" level or "GCSE" qualifications to include;
Experience in a QC Environment, standard chemistry techniques
Strong communication, organisational skills & the effective use of time management, ability to prioritise & manage workload
Motivational competencies
Motivate others
Lead by example
Interpersonal competencies
Result focused mindset
Recognise diverse opinions
Reduce conflict & promote harmony

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