Laboratory Process Technician

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:

30/08/2020

Vacancy ID:

47294

Pay:

NMW

Hours of Work:

37

Start Date:

07/09/2020

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

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.

Pennotec, is a sustainable technology research company, which uses and natural, environmentally- friendly processes to create new products from waste materials.
The products we develop and produce are good for the environment and beneficial for society.
We are seeking a Process Technician to join our team of dedicated scientists.
The main duties will include supporting laboratory and process development research projects and chemical and food grade
production.
Applicants should have a good understanding and a strong interest in Food Science or Biochemistry and either Chemistry, or Physics or Engineering.
This is a ‘hands-on’ technical position. So, applicants with applied knowledge of Maths and IT and good communication in written and spoken English are also sought.

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

We are particularly seeking applicants who are very interested in gaining practical experience in food and biochemical process development techniques in a food grade production environment. Knowledge of food manufacturing and an understanding of hygienic
working is desirable.
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, particularly biochemistry or food 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

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Your application will be refused if you are not eligible.

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