Whitehouse Scientific are currently looking to recruit a Laboratory Technician with immediate start for the right applicant.

Whitehouse Scientific is an internationally respected company that has been producing precision glass microspheres for calibration for over 30 years and is the highest ranking European certification laboratory for primary methods of particle size analysis.

The applicant would join the team in the laboratory to assist in the development, production and certification of current and next generation reference standards, to support the maintenance of current stock levels and to support Whitehouse’s external contract research and development commitments.

The applicant would be provided with in-house training in all aspects of the laboratory work including; material- handling, sub-division, microscopy/image analysis and routine filter testing. This would involve training in the use of large and small items of industrial equipment such as spinning rifflers and specialised microscopy and bespoke image analysis software.

They would be required to work to a high professional standard within a laboratory where precision, accuracy and an eye for detail are crucial in maintaining the company’s reputation and its high standards that are internationally recognised.

As well as being involved in the normal day to day running of the laboratory, the applicant could expect to be involved in other aspects of the company scientific business including innovative research projects such as the development of new equipment and methods of particle characterisation. There may also be opportunities to represent the company at external events such as International Conferences and Exhibitions.

The ideal candidate will be scientific degree qualified, industry experience would be adventageous but not essential, applicants should also have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and basic statistical processes. An inquisitive mind and the ability to contribute both verbally and technically in the company’s new ventures is essential.

The position is based in the North West of England in our Chester Facility as is on a Full Time basis.  Due to the rural location, own transportation is advised.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful company that can offer continued career development

Please send your CV's to Beth Storey: Support@WhitehouseScientific.com with a covering letter.