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Textile Laboratory Technician





  • Location: Ashton-Under-Lyne
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable DOE
  • Areas: Tameside
  • Sectors: Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Company Overview:

    Northern Employment Services are working in partnership with our client based in Ashton-Under-Lyne, to recruit a Textile Laboratory Technician.

  • Role Specification:

    You will be required to check product quality, durability and analyse the properties of fibres and textiles, from evenness to tensile strength. You will be involved in fibre, yarn and fabric sample evaluations, focusing on raw material testing and the maintenance of product standards, which may involve visiting the factory floor and taking samples from various production areas.

    • Laboratory sample preparation and testing
    • Conduct routine in process testing
    • Practical performance testing
    • Laboratory organisation and housekeeping
    • There will be an element of manual handling
    • Work in line with Health & Safety procedures

  • Person Specification:

    • Previous experience working within a Laboratory would be desirable
    • Previous experience of textile testing would be a distinct advantage
    • Can demonstrator excellent attention to detail, accuracy and analytical thinking
    • Ability to work unsupervised
    • Possess a flexible, positive attitude
    • Be literate and numerate and possess good technical and IT skills
    • Excellent communication skills

  • Any Other Business:

    Upon applying for this position, please state your salary expectations.

    Due to the high volume of applications, we regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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