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Lab Technician

Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Our client is a global business manufacturer based in Stoke-on-Trent with easy access to the M6. They employ over 700 people and continually are growing and developing. Due to this business growth, they are looking for a Lab Technician. To be considered for this role you will need to be a forward-thinking individual who has had exposure to many technologies to facilitate solving business process-related issues. It is paramount that you have the willingness to learn or be instrumental in introducing new technologies and processes into the business to drive efficiencies. Job Description: Arrange delivery and receive materials. Arrange trials with relevant production team (mainly glazing). Prepare material density and viscosity. Support operators during the trial (control and trial). Arrange selection/dissection. Prepare report/compendium of results to communicate to departmental/senior team. Request testing from company s laboratories to assist with problem solving and new product development. Routine WAB s. Glaze production batch testing: Flow Block/Fusion Pellet; T Exp; PSD; Hand sprayed pieces. Rejection project: Identify problem; Collect data; Make trials to evaluate changes in Manpower, Method, Machinery, Materials using Plan, Do, Check, Act. Applying business improvement techniques. New product development. Candidate Requirements: Knowledge of ceramic calculations and processes: Brogniarts; Glaze formulations/corrections; Glaze manufacturing; Glaze production; Calculations etc in spreadsheets. Experience liaising with UK & overseas material suppliers. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Good organisational skills. Be able to work well independently and as part of a team
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  • Job Reference: 705460448-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Uniting People
    Uniting People
  • Location: Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £28,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent