Pilot Plant Lab. Technician

Hours of Work: 6am to 6pm with 1 hour lunch
Reports To: Agarose Pilot Plant Supervisor

About Purolite

Purolite is a leading manufacturer of Agarose resin and due to expansion is hiring
Production Scientist for day shift and night shift positions.

About the role

The Lab. technician will be:
  • Producing agarose resin products in accordance to ISO9001 and pharmaceutical standards.
  • Carrying out all work procedures properly, reliably and safely
  • Undertaking any other reasonable tasks as required by the Management of the company
  • The process involves state of the art equipment to successfully manufacture high value specialty products.
The Lab. Technician must be willing to learn new skills and take on a new and exciting challenge.


  • Able to manually handle raw materials, products and equipment up to 25 kg.
  • Handle hazardous chemicals in accordance to strict H&S policies.
  • Basic computer competency.
  • Production experience in a pharmaceutical, chemical, laboratory or food environment is desirable.
  • A degree in chemistry (or similar) is desirable)
  • Access to own transport.

Additional Information

The position is 4 days on, 4 days off, 6.30am to 6.30pm. You will be able to join the pension scheme (details of which are given when the employee starts his/her position).

Employee’s benefits:

There is a life assurance which is 4 x the salary.

Salary: hourly rate of £12.53

Premium Rates:
Saturday                      Basic x 1.5       -           6.00am to 6.00pm
Sunday                        Basic x 1.5       -           6.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday                      Basic x 1.75     -           6.00pm to Sunday 6.00am
Monday to Friday        Basic x 1.25     -           6.00pm to following 6.00am
Sunday                        Basic x 1.75     -           6.00pm to Monday 6.00am

Additional shift cover may be required due to annual leave.

To apply please send your C.V. to ukadministration@purolite.com.