Laboratory Technician

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Laboratory Technician

  • Post Date:3rd November 2022
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Job Description


Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.


The Role

Thanks to our innovative products and great team – we are proud that the business is continuing to grow, we now have an opportunity for two Laboratory Technicians to join our professional Research & Development team based in Midsomer Norton.




  • To develop new products for use in the Electronic Materials market that are aligned with the company strategy.
  • Developing and maintaining application testing protocols; maintenance and SOP development of equipment (e.g. printers, test equipment).
  • Daily tasks in the laboratory as required.
  • Product Development
  • Working on the formulation and research of new and existing products.
  • Interact with internal and external customers to advance product development and implementation in PCB, PV and Biosensor applications.
  • Application of own scientific knowledge in problem solving situations
  • Provide updates of project progress, including regular communication with project leaders
  • Technical Support
  • Product Compliance
  • Safety Commitment




Qualifications / Experience Critical for the job Holder


  • Practical working knowledge in a relevant formulating laboratory environment, preferably aqueous
  • Minimum 5 GCSE (A*-C / 4+) with emphasis on science subjects and A Levels in Chemistry/Biology/Physics or related discipline.
  • Competent in the use of MSOffice (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)
  • Ability to devise test methods, analyse results and disseminate them in a professional and effective way
  • Strong team player
  • Able to take ownership and responsibility of their work and think for themselves while being receptive to feedback to continuously improve the quality of the development.
  • Ambitious and willing to learn
  • Hold a strong can-do-attitude




  • Competitive Salary depending on experience
  • Company pension
  • 26 days holiday increasing with service
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Further training opportunities
  • Access to discounts and savings at some of the UK’s biggest retailers



No agencies please.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.