DEKRA Process Safety




Dekra Process Safety - based in Southampton, Hampshire 


Junior Laboratory Technician - Permanent

REF # JLT1901/IEH 

A career with DEKRA Process Safety is never dull and offers unlimited opportunities for people with the desire to succeed who want to work with a forward thinking, customer-focused company. For over thirty years we have provided specialist services for the identification, analysis, prevention and management of fires, explosions and accidental chemical releases in the chemical and process industry.

Within the UK the company has fully equipped ISO & GLP compliant laboratory facilities on the outskirts of Southampton, in the beautiful setting of Southampton Science Park, and we are looking for an individual with the right calibre to join our friendly team.

Working within the Industrial Explosion Hazards Laboratory you will undertake sample preparation & testing of a wide variety of materials, using specialist equipment, for flammability & explosivity testing. As this is a junior role you will be expected to support the team with general laboratory duties, including cleaning, but you will also have the opportunity to develop and learn a wide variety of tests.

The successful applicant will be expected to have a keen interest in science supported by at least GCSE Level qualifications in Science & Maths. An enthusiastic, flexible and ambitious candidate is sought who has strong self-motivational, team working and communication skills. Previous laboratory experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

Benefits include, 25 days holiday entitlement, contributory company pension scheme and life assurance cover. Normal hours of work are 08:45 to 17:00 Monday to Thursday & 08:45 to 15:10 Friday.

Applicants should send their CV and covering letter by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Applicants must detail the reference number for the post being applied for.

The closing date for this position is Friday 6th September 2019.