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Sample Preparation Technician (6 month contract)

Salary:
23,803 P.A. ?
Location:
Bedford
Company:
RPS plc

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We are looking for a sample preparation technician to join our Bedford team. Working within our Pesticide Residues team, you will assist the laboratory staff by preparing samples of fruit and vegetables for laboratory analysis.

Location: Bedford
Duration: 6 months contract (potential of becoming permanent)

Responsibilities:
• Follows established procedures in performing cryogenic homogenisation of crop samples.
• Meets all Quality Control and Health & Safety requirements in performing their tasks.
• To work as part of a team to ensure that all other routine laboratory tasks are completed, to ensure that the Laboratory operates smoothly.
Qualifications/Experience Required:
• Experience of working in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities.
• Good time management skills, organisational skills, attention to detail and a demonstrable ability to cope under pressure.
• The role does have a significant manual handling aspect, so an ability to cope with the physical demands of the role is a requirement.
• Prior experience of working in a laboratory is not required as full training will be provided.

RPS Benefits include: 24 days annual leave (+ option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year), company pension scheme, share incentive scheme, life assurance, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers
About us
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.
Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

Our ISO 17025 accredited Letchworth facility provides commercially accessible ultra-trace level analytical services, using state of the art analytical equipment.

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