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Senior Laboratory Technician for Concrete / Concrete / Technical


Hanson Contracting
Location: South West
Job type: Permanent
Category: General Engineering Jobs
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Senior Laboratory Technician for Concrete / Concrete / Technical

Job Description

Working at Hanson is about being part of One Team. We operate around 300 manufacturing sites in the UK and employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles from production workers, plant operators, technicians and drivers to sales, IT, engineering and finance managers.

We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, employing over 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.

Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business and we are committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive and are an equal opportunities employer. We exceed customer expectations through an engaged team that is professional, responsible and reliable.

We believe in working safely and sustainably, focusing on a zero-harm workplace and our ambitious target to reduce our CO2 emissions by 50 per cent by 2030. Our employees understand that we do much more than just produce materials: we are vital to ensuring roads can be built and maintained; we manufacture the concrete foundations for buildings such as schools and hospitals; and we are part of major infrastructure projects that will shape the future of the UK.

A Concrete Senior Technician vacancy has arisen in the South West / South Wales Technical team. It is the duties of the Senior Technician to perform sampling, field testing and specimen preparation tasks for Concrete, Asphalt and Quarry products in accordance with relevant British standards and company procedures whilst also supervising up to 10 Quality Control Technicians. You will be working as part of a team with either direct or remote supervision in an efficient manner, whilst maintaining excellent standards and attention to detail.

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience of Concrete sampling and testing and must be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of concrete technical procedures, as well as a good level of experience with dealing with customers and commercial testing. A full UK driving license is required for the role.

Description of Team / Department

West Technical Team

Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role

To supervise a team of Quality Control Technicians in the sampling and testing of concrete, asphalt and aggregate materials.

Skills / Experience

Must have a strong background in concrete sampling and testing.

Excellent Remuneration and Benefits

* 27 days holiday

* Leading pension scheme offering with generous contributions from Hanson.

* 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
* Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
* A comprehensive structured induction programme.
* Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
* Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work, voluntary Life assurance.
* Access to discounted private medical benefits
* Paid day off to Volunteer every year
* Holiday Purchase Scheme
* Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice

Additional Details

Location: South West
Full Time / Part Time: full time
Working Hours: 45.00 hrs
Contract Type: Permanent
Shift Description: Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm
Company Vehicle: van
Senior Laboratory Technician for Concrete / Concrete / Technical

Job Description

Working at Hanson is about being part of One Team. We operate around 300 manufacturing sites in the UK and employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles from production workers, plant operators, technicians and drivers to sales, IT, engineering and finance managers.

We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, employing over 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.

Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business and we are committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive and are an equal opportunities employer. We exceed customer expectations through an engaged team that is professional, responsible and reliable.

We believe in working safely and sustainably, focusing on a zero-harm workplace and our ambitious target to reduce our CO2 emissions by 50 per cent by 2030. Our employees understand that we do much more than just produce materials: we are vital to ensuring roads can be built and maintained; we manufacture the concrete foundations for buildings such as schools and hospitals; and we are part of major infrastructure projects that will shape the future of the UK.

A Concrete Senior Technician vacancy has arisen in the South West / South Wales Technical team. It is the duties of the Senior Technician to perform sampling, field testing and specimen preparation tasks for Concrete, Asphalt and Quarry products in accordance with relevant British standards and company procedures whilst also supervising up to 10 Quality Control Technicians. You will be working as part of a team with either direct or remote supervision in an efficient manner, whilst maintaining excellent standards and attention to detail.

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience of Concrete sampling and testing and must be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of concrete technical procedures, as well as a good level of experience with dealing with customers and commercial testing. A full UK driving license is required for the role.

Description of Team / Department

West Technical Team

Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role

To supervise a team of Quality Control Technicians in the sampling and testing of concrete, asphalt and aggregate materials.

Skills / Experience

Must have a strong background in concrete sampling and testing.

Excellent Remuneration and Benefits

* 27 days holiday

* Leading pension scheme offering with generous contributions from Hanson.

* 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
* Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
* A comprehensive structured induction programme.
* Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
* Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work, voluntary Life assurance.
* Access to discounted private medical benefits
* Paid day off to Volunteer every year
* Holiday Purchase Scheme
* Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice

Additional Details

Location: South West
Full Time / Part Time: full time
Working Hours: 45.00 hrs
Contract Type: Permanent
Shift Description: Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm
Company Vehicle: van
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