Stainless Plating Ltd

Laboratory Technician (Plating Technician) - Advanced (Level 3)

Stainless Plating Ltd (Employer)

Youthforce (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £180.18 to £347.49
39.0 hours per week Monday to Friday. Times TBC.
21 months (duration)
3 May 2021(start date)
Laboratory technician (apprenticeship standard)
21 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As a plating technician in a manufacturing facility, your duties are to use a variety of chemical materials to coat the surface of plastic or metal products/parts. Your responsibilities are to operate the machinery designed to coat the products and monitor the process.


Candidate will be mentored and trained as below:

  • Perform routine and non-routine chemical analysis of products using standard operating procedures
  • Execute chemical testing procedures
  • Maintain up-to-date documents for chemical testing methods and activities
  • Operate laboratory equipment safely and effectively to conduct testing
  • Record, analyze and report test results to Managers
  • Maintain inventory of chemicals and supplies in laboratory
  • Record all the test data related to chemical additions, purifications and dump cycles

Future Prospects

  • Progress to R.Sci.Tech
  • Prospect of employment and promotion in a growing company

Skills Required

  • To undertake analytical work and maintain records as required
  • To ensure all laboratory equipment is fit for use
  • To maintain stocks of laboratory reagents and consumables
  • To maintain the Safety Data and Technical Data systems
  • To undertake sampling and packaging of external samples
  • To sign Certificates of Conformity and effluent tanker release documents when required
  • To keep your work area clean and tidy
  • To ensure Health, Safety and Environmental standards are maintained within the department
  • To undertake any other duties as required

Qualities Required

  • Basic maths and English
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Flexible and willing to learn

Qualifications Required

GCSE (or equivalent) in maths and English grade C/4 or above.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 maths and English Functional Skills (if required)
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