The Cabot Barry site in the Vale of Glamorgan is currently looking to recruit a Laboratory Technician. The successful candidate will have a knowledge of laboratory and quality systems and already have QA/QC laboratory or scientific experience. The role will include using a range of analytical techniques, carry out testing of fumed silica (process/ final product) and plant support testing whilst on shift, ensuring lab operations are conducted in accordance with the implemented schedule and prescribed standards. Executing other key operational duties within the lab: day-to-day this involves sampling, analysis of hydrophilic and hydrophobic silica, acids/utilities/ legionella, instrument calibration, product release, problem-solving, identify deviations from quality standards and taking appropriate action. This is a busy working environment and the successful candidate will be a dynamic team player with a high level of accuracy, a problem solving mindset and excellent communication skills. You will have a strong awareness of SH&E requirements and always look to promote safety first.
Founded in 1882, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel and elastomer composites.