Construction Materials Technician

9.00 - 11.15 GBP Hourly
11 Jul 2019
08 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a fast growing and ambitious company based on the outskirts of Derby

They now require a Material Testing Technician to join their team on a full time, permanent basis, working a minimum of 40 hours per week with plenty of overtime available.

Due to the nature of the work, you do need to be flexible to work weekends and nights as required. Core hours are Monday - Friday (Apply online only) paying between GBP9.00 and GBP11.15ph, dependent on experience

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.

* Site testing experience of asphalt/tarmac/quarry products

* Construction Materials Testing experience

* Must have excellent communication skills.

* Proficient in using Microsoft packages