07 Sep 2017
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Smithers Rapra is Europe's leading independent plastics and rubber specialist organisation, providing technology and information services for polymer-related industries.

A new opportunity has arisen within our Product Testing Department for a Test Technician who wants to develop their skills and progress within a successful global business.

You will be working within a fast paced environment supporting the continuous work flow of the department. As a crucial member of the team, you will be supporting the Test Engineers in scheduling and performing multiple tests efficiently and providing quality data on time. You will therefore need to be a strong team player, have a proactive and hands on approach and have the ability to plan, organise and adapt workflow to suit rapidly changing needs.

If you enjoy being hands on and have a passion for practical and technical work, this role would be ideal for you. . The successful candidate would ideally have experience of laboratory testing, hydraulics, tyre testing, tyre maintenance or car/truck maintenance. Experience in mechanical engineering or similar disciplines would also be advantageous. Candidates who are able to demonstrate competence in using production, testing or maintenance machinery are also encouraged to apply.

You must have a minimum of GCSE A-C in a technical subject, Maths, and English and be computer literate - particularly in Excel and Word. You must also have a City & Guilds NVQ level 3 in a Mechanical Engineering subject. A HNC or equivalent in Engineering would be desirable.

We offer a generous benefit package to all our employees incorporating Private Healthcare, 25 days holidays plus Bank Holidays and flexible working hours.

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