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Textile Testing Assistant

Textile Laboratory Technician


Salary: DOE

Immediate start


In partnership with our client who is one of the UK’s leading textiles / manufacturing companies. We have an immediate opportunity for a Textile Laboratory Technician

The main purpose of the role will be to carry out experiments and tests which will be passed to the Technical Manager for interpretation.

Main Responsibilities:
Check product quality, durability and analyse the properties of fibres and textiles, from evenness to tensile strength.
Involved in fibre, yarn and fabric sample evaluations, focusing on raw material testing and the maintenance of product standards, which will involve visiting the factory floor and taking samples from various production areas
Conduct routine in process testing
Practical performance testing
Recording test results
Ensure Laboratory organisation and housekeeping are adhered to
Work in line with Health & Safety procedures.

Skills, knowledge & experience:
Previous experience working within a Laboratory would be desirable
Previous experience of textile testing would be a distinct advantage
Demonstrate 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

Please note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable DOE
  • Start Date: Immediate Start
  • Areas: ashton-under-lyne
  • Sectors: Manufacturing & Engineering, Textiles
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