Materials Testing Technician

JT Recruit Ltd Loughborough
£8.25 - £9.50ph
09 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
My client is a fast growing and ambitious company based on the outskirts of Derby They ow require a material testing technician to join their team on a permanent basis Responsibilities include: - Operating semi-automated and automated lab equipment - Following established protocols, work instructions, scheduled tasks and activities independently. - Perform in-process testing to assure batches meet specification. - Troubleshooting of processes, procedures and product issues. - Balance multiple tasks and prioritise critical tasks. - Manage and implement preventative and corrective actions. - Update various Production/QC reports and spreadsheets. - Update standard operating procedures and work instructions for processes. - Drive cost improvement initiatives by reducing failures, improving capacity and using supplies wisely. - Reduce work in process, queues and cycle times. - Follow all health and safety measures in place, and ensure team members do the same. - Collaborate, support and consult with other team members as necessary. Essential Experience: - Degree within science or engineering. - Previous laboratory or manufacturing experience. - Understanding of safe working practice in a laboratory environment. - Construction Materials Testing experience - Must have excellent communication skills. - Proficient in using Microsoft packages. Full time role £8.25 - £9.50ph, dependant on experience