Qualification Testing / Quality Control

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Undisclosed Company
Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£24000 - £25000 per annum
15 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Manpower UK
Job Type

This large expanding company South of Cambridge are looking for Quality /Qualification Laboratory Technicians.Duties will include Lab work (tests, records & preparation), must have good written and communication skills and ideally have relevant experience.

The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

  • Carrying out laboratory work, including specimen fabrication, non-destructive examination, strain gauge preparation and physical & mechanical testing of composite materials (along with other experimental work), as directed by the qualification project leader or shift supervisor
  • Keeping suitable written records of work, including accurate input of data into qualification individual results sheets. Writing small-scale reports. Aiding with compilation of appendices and input data into customer formats
  • Ensuring that relevant safety requirements are satisfied during all work operations and to communicate any HSE violations
  • Ensuring work areas in the laboratory are left in a clean and tidy condition. Actively supporting 5S activities
  • Maintaining and improving practical knowledge in the techniques used. Relevant training needs should be identified early and personally addressed. Improvements in working knowledge and / or work flow should be clearly demonstrated
  • Aiding with discussions, demonstrations and witnessing with customers, visitors and staff
  • Coaching new and existing laboratory staff in any area of expertise.
  • Ensuring laboratory stocks of equipment, chemicals and other materials relevant to the testing procedures are maintained


  • Good verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to carry out general calculations and have a scientific understanding / approach
  • A good level of reading comprehension to understand written instructions and specifications, as well as being able to interpret relevant drawings
  • Computer literate e.g. Microsoft office suite
  • Good comprehension of the whole technical area, from laminate manufacture through to final testing and interpretation of results
  • Ideally have job relevant experience from previous employment

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