Laboratory Technician Level 3 Apprentice

SIROMA LTD

Apprenticeship summary

Siroma Ltd are looking to recruit a Laboratory & manufacturing apprentice into their flavourings business. As part of your role, you will work in the development laboratory working on projects to develop new liquid flavours for the food, beverage, tea and e-liquids industries. You will also work in manufacturing, making products for customers.

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Closing date: June 9, 2024

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Wage:
Β£16,000 a year
Total hours per week:
37
Expected duration (weeks):
115
Positions (available):
1
Date posted:
May 9, 2024
Possible start date:
June 10, 2024
Apprenticeship level:

Advanced

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our team at Siroma Ltd, whilst studying for a level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship.

Siroma Ltd is a flavours and chemical blending company. We create and manufacture flavours for the food, beverage and e-liquids markets. As part of your role, you will work in the development laboratory working on projects to develop new liquid flavours for the food, beverage, tea and e-liquids industries. You will also work in manufacturing, making product to send to customers. Experience gained in both the laboratory and manufacturing will contribute to the Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Programme (Level 3).

Key accountabilities:

Laboratory work – developing products and samples:

  • Assisting the head of technical in developing new products for customers
  • Collecting the raw materials needed in the formulation
  • Mixing chemicals to make simple formulations
  • Setting up tasting samples, to test with the head of technical
  • Assisting in quality control testing methodologies
  • Cleaning equipment and utensils as you go
  • Replenishing laboratory stocks
  • Booking couriers for samples made.

Manufacturing flavour and chemical blends:

  • Assisting the head of technical to collect the raw materials needed on the batch sheet
  • Assisting the head of technical to work through the batch sheet to weigh and blend chemicals
  • Filtering final products before packing and labelling
  • At the end of production, storing the raw materials in the correct locations in the warehouse
  • Cleaning manufacturing equipment to food industry standards.

Additional accountabilities:

  • Goods in (taking deliveries), labelling & stock control
  • Maintaining high levels of hygiene and housekeeping, operating ‘clean-as-you-go’ practices
  • Completing daily, monthly and quarterly checks / audits

Level 3 Laboratory Technician apprenticeship standard, including:

  • Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours
  • End-Point Assessment.

Successful high-performing apprentices may have the opportunity to join the team on a full-time contract at the end of the apprenticeship, with the possible option to study for a part-time degree.

Employer

SIROMA LTD

Siroma Ltd is a flavours and chemical blending company. We create and manufacture flavours for the food, beverage and e-liquids market. We are a small family-owned business and are looking to improve our team with an apprentice who is flexible, hardworking, able to work in a safe and disciplined way and is willing to learn. Given the size of our business, the apprentice will have the opportunity to work in all areas of the business and build a unique understanding of how an organisation is run.

Training

Training Provider:

WIRRAL METROPOLITAN COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard:

Laboratory technician (level 3)