Lab Technician

Employer Information



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Lab Technician

Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB6384
Business Unit: Pharma Services
Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
Open To: Internal & External Candidates

The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,600 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 
Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

Working as part of the Raw Materials team based in our Charnwood site in Loughborough, Leicestershire, you will be responsible for ensure that the cleanliness of the laboratory is maintained to a high standard, providing support to their department and ensuring that all tasks are completed on time and following Good Laboratory Practice.  The role may also involve the sampling and testing of packaging materials, the sampling of raw materials and products and the subsequent completion of the required documentation in accordance with specified pharmaceutical standards.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • Have eligibility to work in the UK OR possess a valid work permit that will allow you to take up full time, permanent employment in the UK
  • GCSEs grade C or above (or equivalent) in English and Maths
  • Experience of working in a laboratory or regulated environment

Desirable Criteria
(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • A-Level (or equivalent) in Chemistry or other Science subject
  • B.Sc. (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a Life Science with a significant Chemistry component
  • Experience of working in a pharmaceutical laboratory environment
  • Previous experience working as a Laboratory Technician


Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Annual bonus
Employee recognition programme
Learning and development opportunities and support
Health promotions
Enhanced pension contribution
Long service awards
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Bereavement Leave
Paid medical appointments
Enhanced maternity pay
Occupational sick pay
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit
Westfield health benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

To Apply: Apply online at
Closing Date: Monday 10th May 2021 at 17:00 hours

  • Permanent
  • Charnwood
  • Closing date: Monday 10 May 2021
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