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Laboratory vacancy

Laboratory Technician/Senior Laboratory Technician

We are currently accepting applications for a Laboratory Technician/Senior Laboratory Technician, based in our modern production and research laboratories in Theale, Berkshire. (Full-time and Part-time).

Hichrom is an expanding company, working at the cutting edge of separation science. This is a fast moving industry and one of the largest growth areas in analytical chemistry. We can offer excellent career opportunities for conscientious employees who share our core values, which are:

  • Openness and honesty
  • Professional and personal integrity
  • High ethical standards
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership by example
  • Respect for the individual

We pride ourselves on our in-house expertise and every year we consistently manufacture thousands of excellent high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) columns in quality assured laboratories – supplying our customers worldwide.

As a distributor, we sell over 95% of the world’s leading brands of HPLC columns, supplying laboratories in over 100 countries.

Hichrom’s customers include household names in the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, food, oil and plastic industries as well as numerous hospitals and universities.

Founded in 1978, the business has thrived by providing an exemplary service to our customers.

  • High quality products
  • Competitive prices
  • Fast delivery
  • Expert technical support
  • Excellent after-sales care

To apply please send your CV & covering letter or complete a Hichrom application form.

Salary and benefits:

£17,000 - £24,000 per annum full time (PLUS EVENING SHIFT ALLOWANCE). The starting salary will be based on experience and qualifications and will be reviewed annually on a merit basis.

Benefits include 23 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (and an extra day for each year of service up to 28 days), a contributory pension scheme & life assurance.

Experience required:

Good practical skills.  Excellent attitude.  Reliable and conscientious person required with a high level of drive and enthusiasm


Full time and part-time vacancies

Afternoon/evening work:

Full-time hours: start 2.45 pm -11.00 pm, Monday to Friday

Part-time hours: start  5.30/6.00 pm - 11.00 pm, Monday to Friday

Starting date:

As soon as possible


The role is essentially of a practical nature involving the production and development of liquid chromatography columns. Tasks will be varied including testing, measuring, recording and analysing results and supporting the laboratories so that they function effectively, adhering to procedures and health & safety guidelines.


You will be given comprehensive in-house training.

Additional Information:

Applicants seeking temporary or permanent positions will be considered.