Alfred H Knight has an opportunity for a Weighing Technician to join our Team at Lea Green. The Weighing Technician will be responsible for carrying out analytical weighing operations with a high degree of precision and accuracy on the various weighing functions, and types of samples/commodities submitted to the laboratory for chemical analysis.
Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals, solid fuels and agriculture industries.
We have honed & carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.
The organization and weighing of the daily laboratory workload to meet agreed work schedules and targets, ensuring that weighing processes are performed in accordance with documented methods and procedure.
Ensuring that the balances that the post holder uses are regularly (daily) calibrated, and maintained clean and free from contamination at all times. In cases were balances are found to be working unsatisfactorily, it is the post holders responsibility to inform the Departmental Manager so that repair or maintenance can be organized
Assisting the Departmental Manager in setting out and implementing suitable training programmes that will ensure that the post holder is sufficiently well trained to carry out weighing duties accurately and efficiently.
Ensuring that the balance room work areas and work stations are kept clean and tidy and free from test sample contamination and other debris.
Undertaking other duties of an appropriate nature in consultation with their Departmental Manager & Operations Manager.
Maintaining a professional standard and appearance during office hours and while promoting the company when on company business.
Ensuring the Company’s Health & Safety policy is applied effectively in areas under the Post Holder’s control.
Ensuring at all times that a high degree of accuracy and precision is applied to methods and procedures through incorporating and promoting good laboratory practice principles.
Do you have what it takes?
To be successful at Alfred H Knight, you will need to display the following:
Required Knowledge and Work Experience
Ability to demonstrate literacy and numeracy
High attention to detail.
Ability to follow instruction.
A team player, working alongside others with positivity and respect.
Presenting a positive attitude and take pride in their work.
High level of interpersonal skills.
Ability to work with minimum supervision and be able to use own initiative
A willingness to take full ownership of the role.
Ability to demonstrate a high degree of manual dexterity.
Hours of work – Monday – Friday – 08:30 – 17:00.
What are the benefits?
We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.