Laboratory Assistant
Laboratory Assistant

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Reach Separations a specialist outsource analysis and purification provider, is looking to recruit 2 laboratory based staff to help drive their continued expansion into 2014. Operating in a flexible and challenging environment you will get the opportunity to support scientists in a wide variety of fields such as pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, fine chemicals and academia. Successful candidates will continue their professional development by engaging with cutting edge separations technologies and experts in the field.


Reports to: Senior Separation Scientist

Job purpose:

To support Senior Separation Scientists in the day to day running of the HPLC and SFC laboratories at Reach Separations.


Typical work activities:

  • ·         Laboratory inventory management – including ordering and re-stocking.
  • ·         Laboratory equipment operation.
  • ·         Scientific report creation
  • ·         Basic scientific operations such as solution preparation and evaporation.


Person profile:

Personality: Must be a team player and be able to get on with others. Self motivated demonstrates initiative.

Specific Job Skills: Must have good written and spoken communication skills. Should be capable of standard laboratory manipulations such as preparing solutions to specific concentrations, evaporation techniques, etc.

Computer skills: Must be competent in the use of standard office software and be skilled in spreadsheet manipulation.

Literacy and Numeracy: Must be a competent writer, for both scientific reports and customer interactions. Must be capable of scientific mathematical calculations.



  • A-Level equivalents in chemistry or physics
  • GCSE equivalents in Mathematics and English


Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.



Part time applications would be considered for this position.

Please send a covering letter and C.V. to in pdf format to
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