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Senior Quality / Laboratory Technician

● Chemical manufacturing

● Quality control and Inhouse Technical Support



We are a leading supplier of speciality chemicals to the plastics industry for the manufacture of both rigid and flexible PVC products. As part of a highly successful international business, we are looking to recruit an ambitious Laboratory/Quality manager to join our team located in South Manchester.


You will be working with an established and dedicated team committed to delivering leading-edge products, on time and to exacting quality standards. For the right person, there will be excellent career prospects.


Reporting to the Technical Manager, your role will involve the following:


·       All aspects of Quality Control, including finished product testing.

·       Monitoring production / customer deliveries and managing any issues that could arise

·       Associated record keeping – updating QC logs / completing and issuing Certificates of Analysis and Certificates of Compliance.

·       Investigate causes of material failure, reporting findings internally to account managers

·       Working alongside the technical team on both internal, and customer led projects.

·       Developing a knowledge of and becoming familiar with regulatory requirements, such as COSHH.

·       Managing the day to day running of the laboratory



Applicants should ideally have the following experience / characteristics.


·       Approximately 2 years’ experience in a laboratory testing environment is essential.

·       Experience of using a variety of physical testing laboratory equipment used within the polymer industry is preferable.

·       A basic knowledge of PVC processing and testing would be beneficial but not essential.

·       Methodical approach and good eye for detail and adhering to processes.

·       Willing to get involved – we are a small team where everyone works together and helps each other.

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