Laboratory Scientist Degree Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Lubrizol Ltd
Location
31 Blackley New Road, Manchester, M9 8ES
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
11 Feb 2021
Closes
12 Mar 2021
Ref
VAC001681631
Specialism
Science / Research
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
You'll gain experience in a range of laboratories at our site in Blackley and develop a broad understanding of our chemistries, the test and technique fundamentals that are used to characterise and qualify them, along with an analytical mindset to create fundamental knowledge and critical problem-solving skills. You'll be working as part of our team on real projects providing a high standard of laboratory work that supports the requests of our stakeholders.

You'll develop technical and business knowledge to build a solid foundation for your future career and be given the opportunity to train at a level that matches your technical experience as you progress through the Apprenticeship supported

Alongside your work-based learning you'll study towards yourBSc (Hons) Chemical Science degreewith Manchester Metropolitan University, to find out more about the course itself please visit https://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/apprenticeships/courses/laboratory-scientist

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate good attention to detail, a flexible approach to their work and be an open communicator

What you will be doing:
  • Learning through our development programme and appointed mentors
  • Providing support to tactical and strategic projects across the departmental operation
  • Building your knowledge and practical skills to be an effective contributor
  • Demonstrating the capabilities, you have learnt to further enhance the programme
  • Develop and grow a project management and communication mindset
  • Provide your thoughts and ideas on topics when opportunities arise
  • Look for opportunities to continuously improve safety, quality and efficiency
  • Look to promote the company, the department and yourself


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills, including telephone skills
  • Accurate data entry skills and keen attention to detail
  • Good general organisational skills, including planning and prioritisation
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Personal qualities

  • Eagerness to learn and develop in different parts of laboratory practices
  • Be comfortable with and interested in working within a laboratory


Desired qualifications

  • You should be on track to achieve 3 A-levels (one being Chemistry) or equivalent, at grades B/B/C or aminimum of 104 UCAS tariff points and have a minimum of grade C/4 in GCSE or equivalent in maths and English
  • We also accept applications from candidates with non standard qualifications who meet the Universities course entry requirements


Future prospects

The opportunity to develop your technical knowledge and personal skills in a successful global company, working alongside our experienced team members on projects that really count.
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • 26.5 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Onsite gym and restaurant facilities
  • Free Car Parking


Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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