PSR in Halifax is a leading supplier of forehearth and distributor systems to the glass industry worldwide. With our origins as refractory manufacturers going back to the year 1800 we are specialists in refractories and glass conditioning equipment and our ability to design and manufacture both the refractories and the engineered systems is unique.

Business: Manufacturing

Training provided: In house training provided with the potential to be supported on an apprenticeship scheme.

Pay details: Meets national minimum wage

Hours: 39 hours per week:  Monday to Thursday 7.30-4.00pm, Friday 7.30-3.00pm (30 minute lunch)

Requirements: Applicants will have or expecting to achieve AS /A levels or equivalent in science based subjects. This is a hands-on role so a practical approach is necessary. Have enthusiasm and self-motivation and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Description: PSR are offering an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory assistant with the benefit of on-going training and support. The job will involve testing of materials in the laboratory facilities and learning the application of these materials in production, and involve assisting the technical manager in research and development and production activities when required. This is a physically demanding role.

This job description is not exclusive. You will be expected to undertake other jobs which you have been trained or instructed in, as required by your Line Manager.

How to apply: Send your CV with a covering letter by post or by email to Jafar Daji, Technical Manager,  Parkinson-Spencer Refractories Ltd,  Holmfield,  Halifax. HX3 6SX.

Email to: jafar.daji@parkinson-spencer.co.uk