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R&D Lab Technician - 6 month FTC

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Date: 10-Jun-2021

Location: Hemel Hempstead - Breakspear P, Hemel Hempstead - Breakspear Park, GB

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we are on a journey to become the world’s most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.

From Pepsi to Tango, J2O to Robinsons, Britvic's brands have all become truly household names. Key to the success of our brands is a world class Research & Development team and we are now looking for an R&D Lab Technician to take responsibility for the day-to-day management of the laboratory equipment, ingredients and consumables and sample production or testing of products


This role is for 6 months on a Fixed Term Contract.


The R&D Lab Technician will be responsible for preparing and analysing samples for new products, validations and trials. You will maintain the stock of laboratory consumables and book samples with the micro and analytical teams for analysis. You will also ensure that the laboratory, storerooms and equipment are maintained to the appropriate hygiene and housekeeping standards as well as provide support to our pilot plant team in Beckton in the upscale of new raw materials from the R&D facility


On a day to day basis you will be expected to “Own It” and take pride in the approach to work, openly enthusiastic in of the support for the company. You will “Be courageous” and take personal responsibility to ensure results are delivered, showing courage in confronting challenges. We are “Stronger together” so will strive to create a respectful relationship within the team and openly share information to benefit others

This is a great entry level position. We are looking for applicants with a Degree and/or A levels in science, microbiology or food science related subject. Food processing experience would be desirable but not essential

If this sounds like it could be you and our values and ambitions resonate then we would love to hear from you. If successful you can join us in delivering Britvic’s Mission 2025 and delivering on our continued commitment to our People, our Planet and our Performance and in return you can expect to receive all the commitment, benefits and support you need to succeed in your role.

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values and why we are consistently recognised as a Global ‘Great Place to Work’.


We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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