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Laboratory Technician - Part time


Mountsorrel, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Salary Band 1 plus benefits
Part Time
Closing: 15/03/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. 30022690

Job Specification

Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading national business? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting in Mountsorrel Loughborough and this could be the ideal role for you.

At Tarmac, our people have been shaping the world around us for more than 100 years, from the roads we drive on every day, to the buildings, airports, stadiums, offices and hospitals we live in and work in. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. We’re looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

Joining our team as a Materials Technician - Part time you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

Bonus scheme
25 days holiday
Contributory pension scheme
Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
Training and development opportunities

What are we looking for?

Ideally you should a have working knowledge of aggregate and asphalt products, together with a working knowledge of the associated test procedures and material specifications. Training will be given if required.

Skill Set - team working, IT literate, good communication, ability to to plan day to day workload and a commercial awareness
Behaviours - resilient, integrity, flexible and energetic

What will I be responsible for?

To carry out product quality and compliance testing relating to aggregates and asphalt products in a safe and timely manner.
To log the results and communicate non-conformance, with a view to ensuring corrective action is taken.
To maintain awareness of site practices and quality procedures, and take action where these may adversely affect product quality.
To play an active part in maintaining a strong SHE culture both within department and on the sites visited.
To build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues in operations and commercial
Safety – to comply with company Health and Safety Policy and promote a high standard of safety awareness at all times
Tests – To carry out product sampling and testing in line with procedures and BSEN Standards
Documentation – To complete documentation and ensure this is filed correctly, and input test results into the appropriate technical systems
Advice to production units – to advise management or supervisor or production people when quality standards are being compromised and instigate action to rectify or prevent non compliance.
Complaint Investigation – be part of initial investigation process
Image – to promote company and act as representative with customers
Carrying out tests on time and meeting test frequency – reported in Quality KPI’s
Carrying out accurate tests to relevant standard and reporting the results on company systems
Correct identification of quality issues and taking effective action
Compliance with standards and QA procedures – measured in company internal and external audits
Work safely with no LTI’s. Actively reporting near misses.
Fully aware of Risk assessments and SSOW requirements prior to any tasks undertaken.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Technician, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest

All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.

No agencies please.

Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.

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