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Laboratory Technician Apprentice GOODALL BATES & TODD LIMITED

Working with the Laboratory Technician (who will provide on the job training) and reporting to the Technical Manager, the role will include: The quality assurance testing of raw materials and finished products Reporting on samples returned from customers as part of technical support

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000125424

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working with the Laboratory Technician (who will provide on the job training) and reporting to the Technical Manager, the role will include:

  • The quality assurance testing of raw materials and finished products
  • Reporting on samples returned from customers as part of technical support
  • Performing blend studies as part of a product development plan
  • The maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment
  • The company is accredited to PAS99 (incorporating Quality,
  • Environmental, Health & Safety and Energy Management systems) and the successful candidate will be involved in certain aspects of the business required to maintain these standards.
  • Part of the role will also involve working in other areas of the manufacturing operation to gain appreciation of the business as a whole

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • The successful applicant will hold strong GCSEs (or equivalent) and preferably be educated to A Level (or equivalent) standard including Chemistry
  • Upon succesful completion you will gain a L3 Laboratory technician apprenticeship standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time role on completion of Apprenticeship for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language or English Literature (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

With a long history dating back to 1877, we are a proud British manufacturer still based in the town of Gateshead in the North-East of England. GB Lubricants are one of the longest-standing, privately-owned manufacturers of premium-quality oils and lubricants in the UK. Since the company was formed, GB Lubricants have developed an outstanding reputation all over the UK and that reputation continues to expand around the globe, with a presence in over 25 countries. Our customers have, and always will be, a vital part of our business and we will continue to strive to provide the highest-quality products with an exceptional customer delivery service to every one of you.

Employer

GOODALL BATES & TODD LIMITED

Address

GB Lubricants

Albany Road

Gateshead

NE8 3BP

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Training

Training provider

TDR TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)


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