Laboratory Scientist Apprenticeship

Carbogen Amcis Limited
303, Clayton Lane, Manchester, M11 4SX
£12,000.00 annually
11 Apr 2019
08 Jun 2019
Science / Research
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Main duties / responsibilities and appropriate skills:
  • To work under the supervision of a Project Chemist assisting in the completion of projects
  • To work under supervision in a laboratory environment to establish familiarity with concepts and procedures
  • To position does not allow the individual commencement of work activities without prior instruction or guidance, until such time that the job holder's direct line manager/mentor gives such permission
  • To ensure all documentation is complete as instructed and written in a professional manner
  • Maintain accurate records of all work carried out
  • To present reports, both written and verbal, when required, to line manager/mentor or other department members
  • To maintain high levels of personal safety and where uncertain request guidance prior to commencement
  • To help in maintaining safe working practices
  • To ensure compliance to Standard Operating Procedures active in the department at the time
  • To work in a clean, safe and tidy manner adhering to company policy on 5S
  • To assist in maintaining an organised laboratory
  • To ensure completion of external course work requirements
  • To expand own understanding of current practices and relevant scientific progress pertinent to the practice of chemistry

Specific responsibilities:
  • The job holder should ensure that their line manager/mentor is aware of their daily activities
  • The job holder will be allocated time and resources to ensure that allocated work requirements are completed to the required time, quality
  • The job holder must immediately communicate any problems or concerns
  • The job holder should be aware of all safety requirements for the working area and abide by all safety rules and regulations
  • The job holder should allocate time for reading in order to keep up with current practice in the chemical industry
  • The job holder must be aware of all current Standard Operating Procedures in force within his work area and of other work areas in which he may work from time to time
  • The job holder in combination with their line manager/mentor will maintain responsibility for his/her own safety and the safety of others around
  • To raise concern if any unsafe working is encountered, stop any unsafe operations and report the action taken to their line manager/mentor or senior member
  • Work with QC/QA personnel to ensure effective communication of work and related information
  • Ensure completion of work required under any apprentice/degree scheme to which they are enrolled
  • Ensure attendance to any apprentice/degree scheme to which they are enrolled

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be proficient in use of MS Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Must be literate and numerate in the English Language
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Flexibility
  • Able to get on with others and be a team player

Desired qualifications

  • The job holder should be qualified to A-Level standard in suitable subjects or have a minimum of 200 UCAS points for enrolment on to a Degree Apprenticeship programme

Future prospects

  • Qualified Laboratory Scientist

Things to consider

The job holder should be able to commute reliably to CGAM Manchester laboratory base and Educational establishment. Also, should be able to work extended hours on occasions when required.

The position also requires attendance to a relevant course delivered by a certified provider. Whilst off-site attending their course to maintain the company'shigh standards of professional behaviour. The necessary training to meet the requirements of this position will be documented in the training record of the jobholder.

Safety and Quality-relevant training, as part of the on-going education and training, are defined in the training record of the jobholder and documented.