About the role

This is a varied role to provide support to our Technology Team across a selection of duties. During your time with us you will work towards your NVQ Level 3 Laboratory Technician qualification which you will study at the Cambridge Regional College through day release. There will be follow on opportunities for successful candidates. 

The role will include, but not restricted to, the following duties:

  • Carrying out planned experiments
  • Completing material characterisation techniques
  • Writing work instructions for experimental techniques and processes
  • Assisting with other technical documentation
  • Managing our data
  • Assisting with analysis work
  • Stock control and arranging of stock replenishment
  • Managing material samples

These duties will expand as you progress through your studies, as will your level of independence when completing tasks.

Essential skills

  • Good critical thinker
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Organised and thorough approach to tasks
  • Enthusiastic, polite and friendly, committed and proactive

Required qualifications

  • A minimum of 6 GCSE's grade 4 (C) or above including Maths, English Language and ICT
  • Level 2 Laboratory Technician or 3 A-levels including at least one science subject

This role is located at our premises with college attendance at the Cambridge Regional College in Cambridge, please make sure you are able to able to travel to both locations