Technician - Footwear Testing

Up to £14997 per annum
22 Nov 2017
20 Dec 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is a leading research and technology organisation for the footwear and other consumer related product industries. With around 1700 member companies in 70 countries, their objective is to help its members increase their global competitiveness. They have an impressive track record in providing expert services to some of the most prestigious names in global industries.

They have a vacancy for a Laboratory Technician to work in their Footwear Testing Business Centre.

Your main role would be to conduct various routine testing of footwear, luggage, clothing, accessories and automotive components. Other responsibilities will include stores maintenance, laboratory housekeeping and sample preparation.

Candidates must have GCSEs in Maths, English and Science at Grade C or above or an NVQ level 2 in a relevant subject and be familiar with MS Word and Excel. The successful candidate will be expected to work to deadlines, to produce accurate, detailed results and also be able to work independently and as part of the laboratory team.

You must be computer literate and be able to demonstrate good organisation, time management and planning skills. Attention to detail is essential. Previous test laboratory experience would be an advantage, however full training will be given.

A full driving licence and the ability to travel are desirable.

Flexibility, tenacity and a 'can-do attitude' are key requisites of the role. Within the guidelines of the flexible working system, candidates should be able and willing to work their contracted hours between the hours of 7am and 7pm if required.

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