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Job Vacancy: Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician 

Liquid Science are seeking to recruit a full time Laboratory Technician to join our busy team.

About us

Liquid Science are a Chemical & Aerosol manufacturing company dedicated to servicing industrial, professional and retail sectors throughout the UK and Europe.

Our objective is to provide the highest quality of British manufactured products while offering the support and expertise our clients need.

Based in Hapton, Burnley, our purpose-built premises house our laboratory, blending, production, accounts, and sales on one site.

Job role

This is a new position in a busy laboratory and will cover all aspects of quality control, development, sample preparation, technical service and interfacing with sales department and customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

Quality Control

• Quality Control of Finished goods and Raw Materials.

• Addressing Finished Product and Raw Material issues through corrective / preventative actions.

• Liaising with manufacturing and production departments to ensure smooth operation of planned jobs.

Research & Development

• Liaising with Sales personnel and Customers to discuss new and projects and general enquires.

• Assessment of Development Products to ensure suitability.

• Inputting New formulations / Raw Materials / Packaging into the Product Development System to produce cost models.

• Interaction with Raw Material Suppliers and Packaging suppliers.

Technical Services

• Supporting Customers’ needs and internal requests from Sales.

• Producing development samples and testing of samples.

• Liaising with other Technical Staff to support MSDS / CLP requirements.

• Conversing with Customers, Suppliers and Sales personnel for various requests on information relating to products and services.

• ISO9001 and upcoming ISO14001 / 45001 systems – Auditing / process involvement 

Your background

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:

• Ideally studied and gained qualifications in science-based subjects at HND / Degree or qualified by experience.

• Good experience of using Microsoft Systems (Word / Excel / Outlook)

• Prior experience in an industrial Laboratory environment is preferred but not essential.

• Prior knowledge / experience with MSDS and CLP and Regulatory affairs is favourable but not essential.

• Willing to be ‘Hands-on’ within a factory environment.

• Good communication skills.


Salary range £26,000 – £30,000

On-site parking

Cycle to work scheme

Company pension

31 days holiday per annum (including statutory holidays)

Full time, permanent role

Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30-17.00 with some potential for overtime shifts too

To apply for this role, please email


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    We’ve worked with Liquid Science for many years and thoroughly recommend their manufacturing services, their customer service and production teams go above and beyond to ensure our products are made to the highest standards possible.

    Bryan Gates,Sales & Marketing Director, CORGI Controls Ltd.