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Trainee Laboratory Technician

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Full Details

Hillhouse Group is a family-owned business operating throughout Scotland. The company is a major supplier of aggregates, asphalt, readymix concrete, concrete products and road surfacing and civil engineering services to the construction industry and civil engineering sectors.


We are currently seeking to employ a Trainee Laboratory Technician to work from our Quarry near Troon.


Main Duties and Responsibilities


You will be trained to sample and test quarry produced materials to known quality schemes, correctly recording samples and test results; operate laboratory test equipment safely; and file quality records.


Internal and external training will be provided (including distance learning through the University of Derby), and the successful candidate will work under supervision until assessed as competent to work alone.


Person Profile


Ability to complete work requirements safely and timely in accordance with company Health and Safety procedures and processes.
Good literacy and numeracy skills.
Flexible in attitude and working hours.
Details conscious with good organisational and planning skills.
Nat 5 Maths.
Possess competent IT skills, e.g. Microsoft Excel and Word.
Must have a current driving licence as this role requires traveling to other Group sites.


Job Type: Permanent




24 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
Company pension
Cycle to work scheme
Health & wellbeing programme
Local Gym membership
On-site parking


Work Location: Troon

Application deadline: 12th May 2024

Reference ID: HQG10/24


Hillhouse Quarry Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender or religion.


Please do not apply for this role if you do not currently have the legal right to work in the UK, or if that right is about to expire. We do not offer sponsorship for any vacancies.


We will only contact applicants who are being invited for interview.