Apprentice Lab Technician
Reference No: 30299

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Libra Speciality Chemicals Ltd
M44 5LF

About this opportunity

You will train to become a skilled and qualified lab technician, gaining extensive practical and theoretical technical knowledge. You will train across different area of the company to gain an understanding of the systems, procedures and processes.

This is an opportunity to join a forward thinking manufacturing company.

Typical duties will include:
Operating in the laboratory with analytical machines
Testing chemicals using industry standard methods
Assisting in the manufacturing of speciality chemicals
Operating machines safely and efficiently
Supporting site activities
Working with internal departments

What you could go on to do

You could progress within the company in the longer term. The company are looking for people who want to learn, grow and thrive in the organisation.

How you will be supported

Full support will be provided by our skilled engineering assessors and trainers at The Growth Company.

What will happen next

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any other information you need
• Any Assessments you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

The successful candidate will have achieved GCSE minimum Grade 4 in maths, English, science and IT

Personal Qualities

A presentable person with a desire to learn new skills

Willingness to work in a hands-on laboratory role

Good interpersonal/ team working skills

Dependable/ good timekeeping

Positive, adaptable and flexible attitude to work and personal development

Willingness to undertake shift work


Ability to work in a logical organised manner.

Committed to a career in chemical engineering.

Good communicator – verbal and written (emphasis on reports and documentation)

Able to work safely in the lab and on the plant

Able to interpret specifications and technical information

Ability to work effectively, efficiently and safely to schedules and deadlines