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Laboratory Test Technician (Metals testing)

Vacancy Title: Laboratory Test Technician (Metals testing)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: Competitive starting salary
Start Date: 2024-03-11
REF: J91977979
Contact Name: Hannah Williams
Contact Email:
Vacancy Published: about 1 month ago

Vacancy Description

Role:Laboratory Test Technician (Metallic Testing)
Location: -Manchester
Salary: -Competitive starting salary
Benefits: -25 days holiday (plus bank holiday), pension contribution (3% employee/5% employer), Life assurance, professional subscriptions, retail discount vouchers, cycle to work, paid time off to volunteer, professional development, wellbeing initiatives, employee assistance programmes and online GP services.
Russell-Taylor Group have a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a background in metals testing to join a growing corrosion testing team in the Manchester area.
This role involves carrying out exposure testing for certification of metals for use in hydrogen sulphate oil and gas environments.

• Routine testing at high throughput- carrying out corrosion testing programmes for the metallic specimens for oil and gas applications in a hydrogen sulfide environment.
• Carry out preparation and testing of samples to the lab following UKAS accredited test methods.
• Assist in the planning and coordination of activities to ensure that targets are met.
• Support the technical operation of the laboratory and ensure that the ISO 17025 and ISO 9001 standards are met.
• Maintain accurate records of observations and calculations.
• Preparation of metallic test specimens
• Safe handling of hazardous and non-hazardous bottled gases.
• Preparation, maintenance, and operations of a variety of laboratory equipment.

The Person
• Experience in a chemical lab environment ideally.
• Experience of materials testing or metals testing.
• Ability to work at a fast paced
• Looking for an individual who is used to and familiar with hands on testing and problem solving.
• Ideally a degree or HNC/equivalent in a relevant scientific or engineering subject.
• Experience of handling chemicals
• Be health and safety aware.
• Passionate to learn on the job
• Excellent time management and organisation skills.
• Exceptional problem-solving skills

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