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Technical Officer - Laboratory Testing

Technical Officer - Laboratory Testing
£30,000 - £40,000

Our Client

Our client is a leading specialist laboratory operating in the UK and on a global basis. With a strong history and highly regarded reputation they are the market leader in their field. Because of an ever increasing work load they are actively recruiting an additional Technical Officer to join their busy team.
The Role

You will ideally be educated to HNC or higher in a chemistry based subject and may have worked in either an environmental, ecology or textile related industry.

You will have a technical analytical mind set, be very organised and capable of working in an admin intensive role. A confident communicator you will have excellent relationship development skills.

Your role is to communicate and manage the testing application process across the full life cycle from preparing client quotes (time & cost) and project definition through to client reporting.

You will have the ability to understand a laboratory testing process and to be able to manage and communicate with customers and colleagues alike throughout each project. You will be very organised, capable of working within a technical environment and managing several different projects and customers at any one time.

Whilst my client will consider candidates with similar skills the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following experience:

·Knowledge of ecology, environmental, textile or material testing
·A chemistry background, ideally at higher education
·IT literate and use of Laboratory Information Management systems (training will be provided if necessary)
·Ability to work in a team with a flexible and willing attitude
·Ability to work to tight timescales and deadlines

To Apply

This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Steve Bennett in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

About Us

Newman Stewart is a leading executive search firm, delivering high performing candidates to high profile and difficult to fulfil assignments. With a vast proven track record of success both nationally and internationally, we are the recruitment partner of choice to many blue chip, medium and small organisations.