Calibration Laboratory Technician

Recruiter
Equation Recruitment
Location
Abingdon
Salary
£18000 - £20000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a Calibration Laboratory Technician, you will be part of a team responsible for the calibration of high quality electronical products.

The products play a vital part in health and safety all over the world and are either fixed or portable. You will be expected to work to deadlines in accordance with the daily target.

* Day to day responsibility and accountability for the effective performance of the calibration laboratory.
* Maintain calibration laboratory area to the 6S standard.
* Ensure tooling and equipment is working and calibrated.
* Manage calibration capacity sheet on daily basis.
* Attend weekly team meeting to highlight gas shortages, H&S and Quality issues.
* Maintain a standard of quality and continuous improvement throughout the department.
* Technicians need to be capable to calibrate multiple products, spare sensors and engineered cabinets.
* Technicians to be aware of gas stock, to maintain the stock, to order replacement and manage the recording and booking in.
* Technician to be able to replace big sizes gas cylinders, performing a high gas awareness approach.
* Adhere and promote all company policies, procedures and business ethic code.

Essential criteria

* A high level of manual dexterity
* Able to correctly follow detailed work instructions
* Basic working assembly knowledge.
* Good understanding of manufacturing process.
* Awareness of quality standards.
* Basic knowledge of gas detection principles and procedures.
* Understanding of principles of Health & Safety
* Good level of written and spoken English
* Basic numerical ability
* Basic electrical knowledge

A qualification in electronics is desirable, but not necessarily essential. An NVQ Level 2 in Engineering or Manufacturing would also be desirable

The working days are Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm and you will receive a 30 minute lunch with two 15 minute breaks.

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