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Part Time Laboratory Technician - Wolverhampton

National Milk Records PLC
Closing date
21 Sep 2023

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The Role:

The Part Time Laboratory Technician will provide the knowledge and skills to assist with the ongoing testing and registration of samples as well as basic maintenance of instruments that are fundamental to the laboratories operation. Carrying out your duties you will be required to work a shift consisting of four days on including weekends with two off during the week. From time to time training and cover may be required during the laboratories operational times on the night shift.

Essential Key Skills:

  • To have the ability to understand, follow and convey technical instructions.
  • To have excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • To have good analytical skills
  • To have good organisational and time management skills
  • Be good at working in a team environment
  • The ability to maintain technical equipment
  • Computer Literate and be a competent user of Microsoft Office Products

Key Responsibilities:

  • To register and analyse samples submitted to the laboratory following published Standard Operating Procedures and Quality Standards.
  • To ensure that any instrumentation that is used during analyses is operated to established KPI’s.
  • To monitor and apply any amendments made to standard working practices.
  • To be responsible for completing laboratory records accurately
  • To assist in the maintenance of the supply of consumables and reagents utilised in the laboratory
  • To report any sample registration or sample analyses that do not conform to standard procedures.
  • To ensure the quality of customer communications, both verbal and written are of the highest standard.
  • To understand and follow all health and safety procedures involved with both the site and individual workstations.


Wednesday - 10.00am – 6.00pm

Thursday - 10.00am – 6.00pm

Friday - 10.00am – 6.00pm

Saturday - 10.00am – 6.00pm


What we can offer you:

Company contribution Pension scheme

Discounts website

Employee Assistance Programme

Cycle to work Scheme

Plus various other benefits

Working from home (with travel)


NMR are an Equal Opportunities Employer and our Company Values are:

Open and Purposeful

Expert and Accountable

Can do and Collaborative


Closing Date: 20 September 2023


About Us

It’s an amazing time for you to join the NMR team as we continue to enhance and progress our business. Since its formation in 1997 and subsequent flotation in 2006 as a plc, NMR has grown and developed into an integrated service provider, working for farmers and milk buyers, as well as being an independent source of data for advisors including vets, farm consultants and breed societies. Our Strategic Plan and Core Values are embedded in our organisation and are the framework of the daily activity. The NMR Group today is structured around four revenue streams with the passion and investor support for growth:

  • Milk recording
  • Disease testing
  • Payment testing
  • Genomic testing

Working for us

Working at NMR is so much more than just a job! We offer a wide range of career opportunities, particularly to those who are attracted to the ever-changing and modernising farming industry.  Our teams are dedicated in providing high levels of value and customer service. We do this by both retaining our existing experienced people and by attracting and developing the next generation people.  As an employer, we are committed to providing opportunities to:

  • Maximise your potential contribution to the business
  • Be involved at every level within the business
  • Undertake personal and professional development
  • Consistently receive a good employee experience
  • And without doubt, you’ll be part of a caring, welcoming, and friendly team, who have the ability to make a real difference.

Our Values

We pride ourselves on demonstrating our values of Can Do and Collaborative, Expert and Accountable, Open and Purposeful of which all make us Trusted

Our Benefits

We pride ourselves on looking after our people and we offer competitive benefits which include:

Annual Leave – 25 days’ holiday in addition to statutory days. After three years’ service, we give an additional day for people’s birthday.

Benefits Website – Available to all and is designed to save employees money.  The categories include; My Car,  My  Health,  My  Home,  My  Money,   My   Legal   Matters,   My   Lifestyle,   My   Shopping   and   My   Travel.  

Auto Enrolment Pension with employee contributions of up to 4.5% and company contributions of 4%. The pension scheme runs through salary sacrifice.

Group Life Assurance - Iif enrolled in the pension, people are also entitled to Life Assurance where a nominated beneficiary will receive a lump sum pay out, based on your basic salary in the event of your death whilst in service.

Making a Difference Award - Recognition scheme with the chance to thank or congratulate a  colleague for going the extra mile. Based on our new values. Each month a winner receives £150 in their salary.

Share Incentive Plan - A  monthly  plan  that  gives  the  option  to  buy  NMR  Partnership  Shares up to the value of £150 each month. The shares are purchased  from  pre-tax  salary,  giving  tax  savings  as  well  as  an  investment  plan.

Cycle to Work Scheme - Salary sacrifice  scheme  to  help  purchase  a  bicycle  from  Halfords  for  travelling to work. Payments are taken from salary before PAYE and NI over a 24-month period.

EAP - Programme with AVIVA offers information and support  on  a  wide  range  of  topics,  affecting  employees at  work  or  at  home,  with  the  aim  of  helping people lead and a maintain a healthy lifestyle. These services are free, confidential and easily accessible -  24  hours  a  day,  365  days  a  year.

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