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Laboratory Technician Apprentice CARVANSONS LTD

Carvansons are an industry leading company with a world wide presence that are offering an exciting opportunity for two apprentices to start a career as a Laboratory Technician. Over the course of the apprenticeship the successful candidates will work with experienced team members and work towards becoming an integral part of the business.

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Closing date: 13 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001815341

  • Positions

    2 available

As a laboratory apprentice you will gain a full understanding and experience of working in a Chemical Laboratory environment. You will work within all the relevant departments within the fragrance factory.

The main day to day duties of the role include:

  • Produce and complete assigned projects within allocated time by chemical compounding and utilising readymade fragrances located in the Sample Library
  • Dispatch projects, meeting the target deadlines for any given country and global area
  • Complete projects that have been set for the day
  • Follow formulations with accurate weighing of powders and liquid raw materials
  • Complete a "fill off" from the library following the location given on the project
  • Carry out basic Business Central (BC) stock and order processing system work, including locating stock, and printing a formulation
  • Maintain Library upkeep, including refilling empty bottles by printing a formulation and completing to replenish stock
  • Batch in samples and add locations of new stock to the Library, including adding batch numbers and Libary locations onto the Formpak software
  • Prepare samples for the dispatch area by labelling, packing, and submitting into relevant collation points in the dispatch area and replenish raw materials, including logging out stock items on the Formpak software
  • Complete daily dispatch duties and daily technical documents
  • You will be working as part of a team in a busy environment. The ability to work in a methodical and organised manner and demonstrate willingness to adapt with conflicting operational demands is essential
  • You will be required to read and follow written instructions and understand your health and safety responsibilities, adopting safe working practises including manual handling, use of personal protective equipment & chemical handling
  •  You must have the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and work as part of a team, ensuring attention to detail and accuracy at all times
  • To comply with the Employee handbook, policies and procedures and be an active participant in groups, meetings, and events
  •  You must have the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and work as part of a team, ensuring attention to detail and accuracy at all times
  • To comply with the Employee handbook, policies and procedures and be an active participant in groups, meetings, and events.
  •  You must have the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and work as part of a team, ensuring attention to detail and accuracy at all times
  • To comply with the Employee handbook, policies and procedures and be an active participant in groups, meetings, and events
  •  You must have the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and work as part of a team, ensuring attention to detail and accuracy at all times
  • To comply with the Employee handbook, policies and procedures and be an active participant in groups, meetings, and events

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Display patience and attention to detail
  • Can demonstrate taking on personal responsibility or leading a team or projects
  • Comfortable working both in a team and individually

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn in the workplace across a range of different roles
  • Positive attitude towards work and respects others in the workplace
  • Good communication skills and comfortable following written and verbal instructions

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grades C (4) or above in both maths and English
  • Chemistry or Triple Science at GCSE grades 4/C or above

Future prospects

  • For the right candidate the opportunity to secure uture full time employment. There are also many progression routes within a growing company like Carvansons

About the employer

Carvansons is a world-leading fragrance manufacturer. Our fragrance oil is used globally in the cosmetic, personal care, household and industrial manufacturing sectors. As a global fragrance manufacturer we create high-quality compounds, aromas and perfumes with a worldwide presence.

Employer

CARVANSONS LTD

Address

Knowsley Road Industrial Estate, Knowsley Road

Haslingden

ROSSENDALE

BB4 4RR

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Training

Training provider

BURNLEY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College

Contact

Nathan Hodge 01282 733221 n.hodge@themis.ac.uk

Laboratory Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Full on the job training to be provided as well as being fully supported through gaining a level 3 qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)


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