Lab Technician

Ref No. BHN526772
Location Bridgend, Wales
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (3 Months+)
Job Status Closed
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Lab Technician - Bridgend

Matchtech are excited to be working alongside a major Highways/Civils contractor in Bridgend, and as result we have a live requriement for a Laboratory Technician


Lab Technician/Materials Technician - Bridgend

The Job

Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday 07:00 - 16:30

Job Introduction

Our client are currently looking for a Technician to join their friendly team at Bridgend.

Main Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Senior Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • To comply with Company safety policies and promote a high standard of safety awareness
  • To carry out product sampling and testing in line with procedures and British Standards
  • To carry out equipment calibration in line with procedures and British Standards; to carry out routine aggregate and asphalt testing in line with procedures and British standards as well as binder recovery of recycled asphalt
  • To complete documentation and ensure this is filed correctly, and input test results into the appropriate system
  • To advise management/supervisor or production teams when quality standards are being compromised and instigate action to rectify or prevent non-compliance
  • To positively promote the company brand and act as an ambassador when customer-facing
  • Carrying out tests on time, meeting test frequency rates - reported in Quality KPI's
  • Carrying out accurate tests to the relevant standards and reporting the result
  • Correct identification of quality issues and taking effective corrective action when required
  • Compliance with standards and QA procedures - measured in company internal and external audits
  • Assist Senior Technician with complaint investigations

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:


  • Technical NVQ - level 2 is desirable but not essential


  • Working knowledge of test procedures and material specifications
  • Working knowledge of Company systems, plant control systems and procedures


  • Good understanding of company Health & Safety policy & procedure and reporting requirements
  • Possession of a current full clean driving licence
  • IT literate to use technical and production systems
  • Communication
  • Planning own workload
  • Customer care
  • Decision making
  • Commercial awareness
  • Handling conflict
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