Hichrom, part of Avantor has been firmly established in the field of chromatography for over 30 years, specialising in the development, manufacture and supply of high quality chromatography products, servicing both the UK and overseas markets.
During this time we have built up a strong reputation amongst chromatographers for technical expertise, speed of delivery and competitive pricing.
Here at Avantor, we are looking for a Laboratory Production Operative to join us at our production site in Reading/Hichrom.
Working Monday to Friday, this role is offered on the early shift (6:00am - 2:00pm).
Annual Salary: £22,270 (including shift allowance).
What you'll do on a typical day:Working in a laboratory production environment, you will carry out and support the assembly of HPLC Columns to be used in Chromatography proceduresUndertake process operations under the supervision of a senior member of staff, in accordance with all relevant production procedures and process instructionsBe responsible for keeping your working area clean, uncontaminated, and organised at all timesPerform basic routine maintenance and report any issues to the Facilities Manager to minimise instrument downtime.
What you'll need to succeed at Avantor:A high level of academic education, particularly English and Maths proficiencyIdeally, previous experience working in an industrial production or hospitality environment although this is not essentialThe ability to perform linear tasks with a high level of accuracy and attention to detailProven experience working efficiently in high pressured environments
Environmental working conditions & Physical effort:
This role is predominantly laboratory-based however some degree of lifting and heavy work is likely with the daily movement of equipment, machinery and supplies.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.
What we offer:
This opportunity offers the chance to work in an innovative environment with a dynamic team. We are offering a full-time permanent role with a starting salary of £22,270.046 (which includes a monthly shift allowance of £189.17) per annum.
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By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation
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