Test Laboratory Technician
Test Laboratory Technician required for our established client based in Brierley Hill and who are part of a Group of successful and growing companies. Our client currently employs approximately 30 people specialising in materials testing technology. As a total testing solution provider we offer bespoke design, manufacture and installation of servo hydraulic materials testing machines as well as a UKAS accredited sub-contract materials testing service.
The Test Laboratory Technician will report to the Operations Manager/General Manager and will be mainly working at our site in Brierley Hill, with the possible occasional requirement to visit customer’s sites around the UK.
Adhere to quality / company procedures and continuous improvement within the Company.
Organising own time and resources (information, tools, materials, suppliers, customers) to complete tasks allocated by Line Manager to the required standard, schedule and budget.
Providing material and labour information to sales team for quotation purposes.
This role will involve the generation of quotations, liaising with customers in order to achieve the agreed KPI’s and financial targets for the department
Shows commercial awareness and has the ability to make prudent use of Company resources.
Providing support to suppliers, customers and internal staff.
Ensuring maintenance of tools, equipment and working areas (tools put away, equipment well maintained, no rubbish, correct use of tools and equipment).
Skills and Abilities:
Technical understanding to be able to Interpret customer testing requirements
Knowledge of material testing / test machines
Experience of working to International quality standards
Knowledge and experience of UKAS
Understands the use and application of uncertainty calculations
Complete audits in line with existing Quality Management Systems (internal and by external bodies)
Use of mechanical measuring equipment and hand tools
Understanding of servo hydraulics
Operation of general workshop equipment
Knowledge of and ideally experience of working with PMI/XRF testing
Effective communicator within the Company and with external customers and suppliers.
An ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally.
Self-starter who delivers high quality, accurate output to a deadline and inspires others to do the same.
Able to take ownership of tasks, using own initiative to identify and complete tasks and problem solve.
Demonstrates initiative an ability to motivate team members and flexible in their working routine.
Embraces change and innovation in all aspects of work, actively engaging in bringing forward ideas for improvements to processes, systems or products.
Working Hours: 39 Hours Monday to Friday
Salary guide: c£25k