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Laboratory Technician

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Workshop Technician
  • Date posted: 19/09/2019
  • Job reference: VR/44486
Raeburn Recruitment are assisting our Client, a major Oil & Gas service company, with a requirement for a Laboratory Technician. This is a permanent position, based in Aberdeen.
Job Summary:
The General Laboratory Technician directs and performs verifiable quality assurance tests on company products, prepares laboratory reports prior to service delivery on location, provides advanced technical support with additive selection and the design of drilling, reservoir fluids and completion fluids as well as supervises and mentors personnel and maintains links with the Client Support Labs and/or Operating districts, Product Centers and InTouch.
to Laboratory Manager, main duties will include:

·Performs advanced additive selection and design of fluids in assigned sub Product Line and recommends solutions to improve the process.
·Supervises personnel to ensure equipment is clean and in proper working condition and proper disposal of Lab waste.
·Monitors the operation, maintenance and calibration of Lab equipment.
·Prepares presentations for internal and external clients.
·Mentors and coaches the less experienced personnel, monitors their development and acts as a role model for Lab personnel.
·Performs regular Audits (including CAT Audits) to ensure the Lab is operating as per the required standards, prepares and follows up on the action plans as a result of the audit.
·Assists the Laboratory Manager and in ensuring clean, orderly and safe working conditions in the laboratory, disposal of laboratory waste according to properly conducted methods.
·Develops an advanced understanding of knowledge management tools through the use of InTouch, LabDB and the Client Support Lab.
·Participates in the District HS&E & Quality initiatives and programs
·Performs Risk Analysis and identifies & addresses potential safety hazards.
·Corrects and report hazards immediately in QUEST or to Supervisor.

Previous Experience and Competencies:

·Diploma/Degree in Chemistry, preferred
·Excellent Written and Verbal communication
·Leadership
·Team work


Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.