Laboratory Assistant Trainee

Vacancy Details

This is a Jobs Growth Wales vacancy

Employer Name:

Pennotec (Sustainable Products), Pwllheli

Type of vacancy:

Jobs Growth Wales

Location:

Pwllheli

Closing Date:

31/01/2021

Vacancy ID:

47293

Pay:

NMW

Hours of Work:

37

Start Date:

01/02/2021

Duration of vacancy:

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

Careers Wales Admin Ref:

Not specified

Vacancy Description

Occupation:
Lab Technician
Sector:
Science, Maths and Statistics
CLOSING DATE IS ONLY A GUIDELINE AND MAY CHANGE
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE OFFERED A START DATE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Vacancy Description:
Pennotec, is a sustainable biotechnology company, which uses and natural, environmentally-friendly processes to create added value products that support the Circular Economy and are good for the environment, health and society wellbeing.
We are seeking a Laboratory Assistant Trainee to support our team of scientists and technicians.

The main duties will include maintaining the laboratory, testing raw materials and finished products and assisting in laboratory-based research experiments. 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 science. This is a ‘hands-on’ practical laboratory position. So, applicants with applied knowledge of Maths and IT and good communication skills are sought.

Interviews will be conducted throughout the duration of the advert, the job will be offered as soon as a suitable candidate is found

Training provided

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.Interviews will be conducted throughout the duration of the advert, the job will be offered as soon as a suitable candidate is found

Preferred Learning Provider

CAMBRIAN TRAINING COMPANY (WBL)

Desirable personal qualities

Ideally, should be qualified to level two
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.
It is essential that applicants can take instruction – able to ask for clarification where necessary - are enthusiastic, reliable with excellent timekeeping and understand the importance of good written and verbal communication in a work environment.
This role is ideally suited to anyone with a strong interest in how science can be used to improve the environment and create a better, healthier society.

Qualification(s) Required

1 NVQ Level 2 at Pass or equivalent

Welsh Language Requirements

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

Interview arrangements

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SUITABLE CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED OF INTERVIEW ARRANGEMENTS AS APPROPRIATE
**IF YOU RE INVITED FOR INTERVIEW, please ensure you contact the employer to confirm that you WILL or WILL NOT be attending.
**IF YOU ARE OFFERED A START DATE - please ensure you contact the employer to confirm that you WILL or WILL NOT be starting

Eligibility

Please check that you are eligible to apply for Jobs Growth Wales before applying.
Your application will be refused if you are not eligible.
This vacancy has been placed by the employer in the language of their choice. This means that the vacancy might only appear in Welsh or English.