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Laboratory Technician Apprentice

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Apprenticeship summary

If you enjoy testing and analysing things, this job could be perfect for you. 

Manufacturers of corrugated packaging,sheet board and boxes, which is supplied palletised to our customers.  Our products are used within many industries including the retail business. We manufacture our products onsite in Bardon in Coalville, Preston and Larkhall.

We are an environmentally friendly company, all our corrugated board is 100% recyclable and 100% biodegradable and is made from 90% recycled or recovered paper.

Due to continued success and growth, we now have an opening for a Laboratory Technician Apprentice to work from our largest site within our technical team.

Duties to include:

  • Conducting a significant volume of laboratory testing on the sheetboard and cases produced throughout the group for the benefit of enhancing the internal database
  • Assessing and analysing data gathered to ascertain trends or patterns within the results
  • Reporting on and interpretation of the data gathered for the benefit of internal improvements
  • Maintain up to date product technical information
  • Support customers with technical product enquiries
  • Carry out laboratory testing for customers
  • Deal with quality issues raised by customers through testing board and interpreting results in order to determine cause of failure or issue
  • Update product technical information
  • Assist with sample making using our CAD table and software
  • Manage the CAPE software system and technical data

The starting salary will be £175 per week,however this will rise after successful completion of 6 month probationary period

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Methodical 
  • Numerical
  • Analytical

Personal qualities

  • Trustworthy 
  • Great communication skills

About the employer

Board 24 Ltd

Board24 manufacture corrugated sweetbread which is supplied palletised.

We work closely with the sheet plant industry: you can keep your deadlines because we keep our promises.

Our management team has an underlying experience of sheet plants and a deep understanding of your particular needs. So we know how important it is to be highly flexible and to keep our promises.

An environmentally friendly company, all our corrugated board is 100% recyclable and 100% biodegradable, and is made from 90% recycled or recovered paper. Our craftier is from managed softwood forests that are certified as sustainable.
Apprenticeship Framework:Laboratory Technician
Weekly Wage: £175.00
Working Week: Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm
Apprenticeship duration: 24 months
Possible start date: 05-02-2018
Level: Advanced Level Apprenticeship

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