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Lab Equipment Technician

Job Title: Lab Equipment Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Munster
Industry:
REF: 122504
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email: johnr@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Lab Equipment Technician:

Our client, a medical devices manufacturer based in Munster are going through a substantial period of growth and now require a Lab Equipment Technician:

The Lab Equipment Technician will be responsible for Maintaining, calibrating and servicing laboratory test systems and test equipment. They will laboratory customers and technical support staff by offering laboratory testing and services in all laboratory areas: metallurgical, chemical, reliability engineering and microbiological.

This is a permanent role based in Munster with excellent progression opportunities.

Responsibilities of Lab Equipment Technician:

? Work with cross functional groups to improve lean efficiency?s and laboratory test system efficiency?s and reduction in production fallout & equipment uptime.
? Constructs, operates, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts and maintains laboratory equipment and systems.
? Provide routine laboratory tests in the metallurgical/mechanical, chemical, scanning electron microscopy, reliability engineering and microbiological areas, in accordance with established procedures and specifications.
? Interprets test results and examines for unusual characteristics.
? Troubleshoots procedures that may have been compromised, thus determining the potential cause of unexpected results of routine tests.
? Communicates with customers and appropriate technical staff regarding testing schedule information, results, or unanticipated discoveries.
? Writes procedures, conducts equipment validations, and writes technical reports.
? Coordinates, schedules, and budgets for procurement of outside testing: environmental, mechanical, etc.
? Schedules purchase of laboratory equipment supplies.
? Analyzes, reviews, and documents the status of lab records for archiving.

Requirements of Lab Equipment Technician:

? Must have a minimum level 6 HETAC qualification
? Minimum of 2 years? experience working in a similar role
? Equipment experience essential. Validation/software experience desirable.

Please send an up to date CV and cover letter to John Reid at The RFT Group / johnr@rftgroup.ie / on 01-2302400 / www.rftgroup.ie

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