Lab Quality Technician (bituminous products)

Undisclosed Company
Greater Manchester, Wigan
£23000 - £25000 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2021

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My Client is a leader in roofing bituminous product manufacture, & they are adding to their Quality Team& have a new, open position for a Quality Control Technician.


BSc or Diploma in the Sciences


I am looking for applications from experienced Lab/Quality Technicians to work in a small & dynamic Team, reporting to the Quality Manager & supporting the R & D Chemist & Quality Technician in the development & continuous improvement of their products. You will hold a proven track record in Quality Control raw material, intermediate and final product testing, lab experience & written procedures/process documents creation.

Essential qualities in the successful Candidate:

  • Proven track record in a Quality Control function
  • A strong understanding on ISO9001:2015
  • Internal Auditor - desirable
  • Understanding of quality control testing in a laboratory environment and industry standards
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques, ideally in the areas of Bituminous analysis and / or polymers
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis
  • Knowledge of QC documentation, such as SOP's and test methods
  • Experience of investigation tools, root cause analysis, fact gathering etc
  • Good laboratory skills
  • A methodical approach to the job
  • Understanding of product and uses
  • Experience in laboratory procedures and testing regimes
  • Understanding of quality demands
  • Coordinate equipment resources

Some Key Responsibilities include:

  • Knowledge of QC laboratory tests, instruments and systems
  • Creation & understanding QC documentation, such as SOP's and test methods
  • Experience of quality standards and their compliance
  • Assist in R&D projects
  • Requirement to coordinate with other groups within the company including Production and QA, liaising on a regular and adhoc basis.
  • Compliance of laboratory procedures, quality standards and H&S guidelines
  • Troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation
  • Knowledge & experience of achieving & maintaining ISO9001:2015 system
  • Organise and carry out delegated laboratory work to agreed quality plans and schedules, including testing both manufactured and bought in products and materials
  • To support Manufacturing/Accounts Dept in analysis/investigation of BOM/Yield variance
  • Maintain records of data as prescribed in laboratory procedures and as operational/quality requirements dictate
  • Monitor and test production trials
  • Assist in the maintenance of product specifications
  • Generate reports and data to present to management
  • Assist in the maintenance of CE mark test requirements
  • Assist in the maintenance of laboratory equipment and calibration
  • Assist Manager dealing with external ISO standards and certification
  • Be a member of the ISO audit team

Does this sound like your next challenge?

I look forward to receiving your CV & application.


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