Laboratory Technician

Job location:
Heathfield, United Kingdom
Created moment:
April 9, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08125

The Company


The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Laboratory Technician

Job Summary

Laboratory Technician – Higher Brocks Plantation, Teigngrace, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6QZ
Salary: £22,482.60 per annum

Hours of work: 37.5 hours a week, working Monday to Friday 7:30am – 3:30pm


Do you have an interest in Lab work? Looking to get started in your career? Join Imerys; the market leader in mineral-based speciality solutions, where we'll help you tap your full potential!

An exciting opportunity, as a Laboratory Technician, has arisen at our site in Newton Abbot, where your main responsibility will be to carry out testing on samples produced from the shredding and blending process. You will need to perform day to day testing, collate and analyse data and produce reports on routine quality performance and liaise with the site team to communicate quality results.


The role will involve physical and manual work; at times you will be required to smash large pieces of clay.

What’s in it for you?


Imerys is a successful business which provides its employees with a positive working environment and a range of workplace benefits including:

  • Pension scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays

  • An excellent reward hub giving you savings and discounts on everyday purchases.

  • We are a friendly and close-knit team.

What we are looking for:


We are looking for someone who has a real interest in Laboratory work and is looking for that initial step in their career. Previous experience within a Laboratory Testing environment would be ideal but not essential as training will be provided.


However, the right candidate will need to have good literacy, numeracy and I.T skills, along with a GCSEs, grade A-C in Maths and Science.


In addition, you’ll:

  • Be self-sufficient and self-motivated with the capability to plan and take personal responsibility for undertaking a range of designated tasks without direct supervision.

  • Have good communication skills and are a team player.

  • Full UK driving licence is essential as you will be required to operate the on-site vehicles

About Us:


Imerys is the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide we are leaders in 80% of our markets. Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to a diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods.


Our workplaces are diverse and inclusive and we foster a collaborative work culture which helps us continually drive innovation in our fields.

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.