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QC Technician

CK Group
£22000 - £24000 per annum
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a Shift Quality Control Technician to join a chemicals manufacturing company at their site based near Northampton on a full time, permanent basis. 

Please note this is a shift-based role, during training shifts will be 8:30 am – 5pm, following the training period this will change to 6pm-2am.

The Company:

Our client is a manufacturer of specialist chemicals including aromas and fragrances. They supply globally and now have a requirement for a Quality Control Technician to join their shift rota. This is a routine quality control position in a fast-paced industrial setting. Reporting to the Quality Control Manager, the successful candidate will support the production team and will ensure all incoming and outgoing raw materials and fragrance batches are subjected to the relevant quality control tests. The company offers 25 days' holiday, pension, life assurance.

For an initial 3-month training period, a salary of £22,000 - £24,000 is offered, increasing after training.


This Shift QC Technician role is located near Northampton, commutable by road from surrounding areas including Kettering, Wellingborough, Corby, Rugby etc.

Shift QC Technician Role:

Your main duties will be to:
• Perform quality control tests to determine differences in quality
• Investigate and record non-conformances and reworking according to specification 
• Release raw materials, fragrance batches and laboratory batches after testing 
• Assist production with any queries relating to raw material or production batches
• Proactive re-testing of all batches and materials due
• Problem solving and issue of clear rework instructions

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:
• Excellent sense of smell and a keen eye for detail being able to accurately record all data - essential
• The ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure, in a team and as an individual - essential
• Good problem-solving skills with good time management - essential
• Able to offer flexibility required to cover shifts - essential
• Experience of performing quality control on aromas and fragrances would be an advantage
• Ideally A Level qualified in Science


For more information, or to apply for this QC Technician (Shifts) position please contact Oliver Parry on 01246 457723 or email Please quote job reference 56760 in all correspondence.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.


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+44 (0)1246 457700
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
S41 9FG

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