Laboratory Technician

laboratory manager
Closing date: 05.02.2022

 

    7 shifts every 14 days

6.00 am to 6.00 pm

  £20,993.50

  Training and development opportunities

 

At Heathcoat Fabrics we strive to be bold and dynamic in everything we do.  We are ambitious and not afraid to experiment and push boundaries within our industry.  Our highly specialist products are manufactured for use in the Automotive, Healthcare, Defence and Aerospace industries, to name a few, and we rely on the creativity, skill and dedication of our people to contribute to some of the most innovative fabric making projects in the world.  We are committed to ensuring our people have the skills and confidence to excel in their field and provide opportunities for progression at all levels.

About the department and role

Our Textile Lab prepares and tests to exacting specifications for product release and provide accurate and reliable data for product development and continuous improvement across the business to improve products and processes. The responsibilities of the role include preparing and testing our fabric and yarns (both physical and chemical), recording test data accurately and in a timely manner and ensuring equipment is working safely and calibrated correctly.

This position is an ideal step into laboratory work and the Textile Industry as no previous experience is necessary.

Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • Minimum GCSE or equivalent in science and maths
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication, both written and verbal
  • Good hand dexterity
  • Good arithmetic skills

The following are desirable

  • Knowledge of manufacturing Laboratory good practice
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience of working in a similar environment

 

Shift pattern 7 shifts every 14 days

Week 1: Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun
Week 2: Wed, Thurs
6.00am to 6.00pm

Closing date for applications is 5th February


What we can offer

  • Engaging work culture
  • Continued learning and development
  • Career progression
  • 34 days holiday per annum
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Company Contribution Pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced maternity benefits
  • Tech and Cycle Scheme participation
  • Discounts with local shops and services

 

For further information on this vacancy please contact:

Human Resources Advisor, Heathcoat Fabrics Limited, Westexe, TIVERTON, EX16 5LL
United Kingdom

COVID-19 Considerations

Heathcoat Fabrics is supporting our customers, suppliers, visitors and our employees by successfully working to avoid disruptions caused by Coronavirus. We will continue to act responsibly and do what we can to prevent further spread of the virus.