R&D Technician

Sherwin-Williams
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Post Date: 10th September 2019
  • Apply Before: 31st December 2019
Job Overview
Summary:
  • This position is responsible for making and testing simple formulations being developed in the R&D laboratory
  • The position requires attention to details, and is able to work with direct supervision
  • This position will work in the development of novel technologies
Responsibilities:
  • Prepare samples and panels for supply to customers
  • Documents all formulation processes in a lab records system
  • Makes adjustments to formulas as quality checks indicate
  • Independently performs basic tasks as outlined by supervisor or others
  • Assist with simple operations or tasks
  • Uses computing tools to capture and record data
  • Complies with all safety regulations and takes responsibility for ensuring safe operating procedures
  • Perform simple routne maintenance and safety checks on laboratory equipment to ensure it is in good working order prior to and during use
  • Perform simple routine maintenance and safety checks on laboratory equipment to ensure it is in good working order prior to and during use
  • Recognises routine requirements and selects proper, simple procedures for obtaining desired results to solve problems
  • Maintain accuracy during weighing processes and understand cleanliness requirements of equipment between jobs
Requirements:
  • Some experience of operating in a laboratory environment and systemically carrying out experiments
  • Able to follow formulations and use weighing equipment accurately
  • Organises work to use time efficiently
  • Seeks assistance on priorities for scheduling work
  • Verbally communicates routine information to supervisor and others in lab
  • Is receptive and attentive to instructions
  • An understanding of working to formulations in a paint, ink or polymer related field is preferred
Job Detail
  • SalaryTBC
  • ExperienceSome experience of operating in a laboratory environment and systematically carrying out experiements
  • QualificationsScience based education background with an ambition to work in an Industrial Science based environment, bachelor's degree of equivalent (or in progress) preferred
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