Junior Laboratory Technician

Vacancy Details

This is a Jobs Growth Wales vacancy

Employer Name:

Pennotec (Sustainable Products), Pwllheli

Type of vacancy:

Jobs Growth Wales



Closing Date:


Vacancy ID:




Hours of Work:

37 hours per week

Start Date:


Age Range:

Applicants must be between 16 and 24

Duration of vacancy:

Six month job initially with a view to becoming a permanent position

Careers Wales Admin Ref:

Not specified

Vacancy Description

Lab Technician
Science, Maths and Statistics
Pennotec, is a scientific research company, which
uses ‘clean chemistry’ and natural processes to
create new products from environmentally sustainable
raw materials such as food production by-products.
The products we create are good for the environment
and beneficial for society.
We are seeking a Junior Laboratory Technician to join
our team of dedicated scientists.
The main duties will include maintaining the laboratory in a clean and tidy condition, testing raw materials and new products and
supporting production.
Full on the job training will be provided by the company.
This is a six-month paid placement leading to a sustainable job for the right candidate.
Applicants should have a good understanding and a strong interest in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics or Engineering.
This is a ‘hands-on’ practical laboratory position.
So, applicants with applied knowledge of Maths and IT and good communication in written and spoken English are also sought.

Training provided

Full training provided.

Preferred Learning Provider


Desirable personal qualities

We are particularly seeking applicants who are very
interested in gaining practical knowledge of methods
and techniques in a science laboratory and in a
production environment.
Working as part of a team, it is essential that
applicants can take instruction – able to ask for
clarification where necessary - are enthusiastic,
reliable with excellent timekeeping and with clear, tidy
writing when communicating with co-workers.
This role is ideally suited to anyone with a strong
interest in how science and particularly chemistry can
be used to improve the environment and create a
better, healthier society.

Qualification(s) Required

No Minimum Requirements

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: Advantage.
Welsh Written Skills: No.

Interview arrangements

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Your application will be refused if you are not eligible.
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