Laboratory Assistant in Swindon at ITW

Date Posted: 9/3/2019

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Job Description

Magnaflux, a division of Illinois Tool Works, is a leading worldwide supplier of magnetic particle, dye penetrant inspection equipment and associated chemical products used for applications within the Aerospace, Automotive, Oil & Gas and Energy markets. We are looking for a laboratory assistant to join our team! This individual will work alongside our Quality Manager and will work to assure the processes, products and systems meet the requirements of the internal and customer specifications.

Role and Responsibilities

Typical responsibilities of a laboratory technician include:

  • Completing QC testing of Finished Products and Raw Materials
  • Conducting and supporting scientific investigations and experiments
  • Recording and analyzing data
  • Collecting, preparing and/or testing samples
  • Maintaining, calibrating, cleaning and testing of the equipment
  • Creation of certificates of analysis 
  • Carrying out certificates of analysis
  • Carrying out risk assessments
  • Maintaining stock and resources
  • Carrying out inspection audits of the manufacturing system
  • Adhering to company H&S policies
  • Following standard operating procedures

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Previous laboratory experience in a Quality function
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat

Preferred Skills

  • Use of FT-IR, IC, Particle Size Analysis
  • Previous experience of ISO guidelines
  • Be self-motivated
  • A good knowledge and technical competence within a Quality department role
  • At least 1-2 years' experience in a QC laboratory environment