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Chemistry Production Technician, Cardiff, Wales

22 March 2019

Biotage is a knowledge-driven organisation where the aptitude and scope for innovation is an important success factor. Innovative, skilled and dedicated employees who enjoy their work are essential ingredients for fulfilling our goals. We aim to be an attractive employer where we can offer these challenges and development opportunities in a fair, diverse, and rewarding workplace.

Role Overview

We are now recruiting a Chemistry Production Technician to support our Chemistry Department. The Chemistry Production Technician will perform a critical role in supporting manufacturing at our site in Ystrad Mynach where you will be at the forefront of chemical testing and reactions; utilising your skills and experience to develop cutting-edge solutions for our customers.

Job Duties

  • Preparation of materials prior to bonding or other chemical reactions
  • Performing a variety of chemical reactions up to a semi–pilot production scale (1–5 kg) environment with resins
  • Cleaning, drying, sieving and packaging of materials produced
  • General maintenance and cleaning of laboratory and equipment/glassware
  • Carry out other general duties as assigned

 Education and Experience

  • A degree in a Science subject preferably Chemistry
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Familiarity with standard Microsoft IT packages
  • Ability to keep accurate production records
  • Knowledge of working to an ISO Quality Management System
  • Experience of performing and writing risk assessments (COSHH & DSEAR)
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Biotage welcomes ideas and the changes they bring; we treat each other with dignity and respect. Come join our dedicated and friendly team; in return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package. Please submit your CV and covering letter to Victoria McCreesh, HR Manager at