Laboratory Technician

  • Low Emissions Resources Corporation
  • Dundee, UK
  • Aug 05, 2019
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Description

Are you looking to join an exciting start-up organization that has developed a groundbreaking, patent-pending

proprietary technology?

Low Emissions Resources Corp (LERC) technology uses ionically-conducting ceramic materials that creates clean, cost-effective synthesis and transformation of a variety of essential chemicals and compounds. Our energy-efficient Solid-Oxide Electrolyzer Cell System (SOEC) has many applications in making useful chemicals.

Our Dundee facility houses our Research & Development and Process & Design teams which also take advantage of our formal collaboration agreement St. Andrews University, allowing for robust collaboration with faculty, students and post-docs. We are looking to add a Laboratory Technician to our growing research staff.

The Laboratory Technician will assist our engineers, scientists and the Senior Laboratory Technician in day-to-day lab operations involving research and process design. They perform routine technical tasks, including operating and maintaining equipment, as well as conducting analysis and implementing experimental procedure.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Demonstrates proper laboratory safety techniques.
  • Effectively communicates both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate computer using various software packages.
  • Ability to safely operate scientific equipment instrumentation.
  • Ability to operate microscopes, ovens, extrusion equipment.

Requirements

Team Standards

We are proud of how our team works together. We expect all of our staff to:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other staff and organizations.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of one year experience in a chemistry lab or the equivalent experience utilizing chemistry equipment.
  • Working knowledge of material science and chemistry.
  • Knowledge of chemical and physical hazards and their control.
  • Must be very organized and to prioritize and expedite based on needs.

Special Position Requirements

  • Local travel required between sites. Must have reliable transportation.
  • Position may use solvent chemistry and must be able to pass respirator training.

Preferences

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior experience working in industry

Work Requirements

  • Must have the ability to legally work in the United Kingdom.
  • Environment will be hectic and will require constant clean up and maintenance

Benefits

Compensation for this position is competitive based upon experience. 

Low Emissions Resources Global is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

We operate in a manner compliant with GDPR.

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate