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5 months ago
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Salford
Job type: Permanent
Category: General Engineering Jobs
Job Specification

So why do you get out of bed in the morning?

Whilst you’re thinking, grab a cup of tea and we’ll tell you why some of our employees do:

“To work with fantastic people” “To feel challenged and have fun” “To feel proud of what I’ve achieved”.

Sounds good doesn’t it?

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are currently looking for a Laboratory Technician to join our team at Agecroft A&A for Tarmac in the Northwest. We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

This is a varied, complex and rewarding position that requires focus on the Quality Control of Aggregates and Asphalt, helping to maintain a positive culture to the reduction of complaints and high-quality material supplied from the unit.

Reporting directly to Senior Technician, we would expect the successful candidate to be experienced in computer use and basic reporting. They would be expected to comply with Tarmac's Safety and Quality Management systems ensuring all activities are carried out in line with standards and policy, and supporting the health and safety culture by setting a personal example. Previous Laboratory experience is preferred but not essential as on the job training will be provided.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities
Tests – To carry out product sampling and testing in line with procedures and British Standards – BS EN 12350 & 12390
Laboratory – To carry out equipment calibration in line with procedures and British Standards; to carry out routine aggregate testing in line with procedures and British standards​
Documentation – To complete documentation and ensure this is filed correctly, and input test results into the appropriate system ​
Advice to production units – To advise management or supervisor or production people when quality standards are being compromised and instigate action to rectify or prevent non compliance.​
Safety – to comply with Company Safety Policy and promote a high standard of safety awareness.​
Image – to promote company and act as representative when with customers.​
Carrying out tests on time and meeting test frequency – reported in Quality KPI’s​
Correct identification of quality issues and taking effective action​
Compliance with standards and QA procedures – measured in company internal and external audits​
Working safely with no LTI’s. Actively reporting near misses. – measured by Operational support
In return, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.
Key Stakeholders: Internal - Regional Technical Department, Regional Sales Team, Operational Management Team. External - Customers & Suppliers.
Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

Bonus scheme
Company van
25 days holiday
Holiday purchase scheme
Contributory pension scheme
Sharesave scheme
Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
Training and development opportunities

By the way, as part of CRH, our employees have access to a range of careers within the wider group which operates at over 3,800 locations in 31 countries. CRH generates endless possibilities for individuals who are hungry for that next challenge!

Interested? Why not click here to find out more? Go on… are you ready to build your future?

All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.

No agencies please.

Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.

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