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QC Lab Technician

CK Group
up to £28,000 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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CK Group are recruiting for a QC lab technician to join a specialist chemicals manufacturing company at their site based near Wigan on a full time, permanent basis. The working hours are Friday-Sunday 6am to 6pm.

The Company:

Our client is a well-established, award-winning specialist polymer and resin manufacturer. The company offers a salary up to £28,000 pa, as well as 25 days' holiday, pension and healthcare.


This role is based at the company's site near Wigan and is easily commutable from surrounding areas such as Preston, Manchester, Liverpool, Blackburn, Bolton, Chorley, etc.

QC Lab technician Role:

Your main duties will be to:

• Ensure the timely completion of product testing in process and final analysis /specifications.
• Prepare pre-shipment samples and ensure accurate documentation
• Testing of incoming materials, as and when required
• Carry out project / development work when assigned
• Carry out procedures relevant to the test equipment calibration schedule
• Carry out test method training for operators and other assigned deputies
• Identify non - conforming material or process operations and take action to arrange for re-processing, usage under concession or safe disposal of non – conforming material / product and the completion of the corresponding quality records
• To authorise changes in product specifications, formulas, and manufacturing instructions. (In the absence of Works QC Chemist)

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:

  • BSc/HNC in Chemistry or relevant degree
  • Experience working in a busy industrial lab
  • Familiar with management systems (ISO 9001, 14001, 45001)
  • Experience of working in a chemical/process type industry (COMAH site experience would be beneficial)
  • Troubleshooting issues with Lab equipment and processes
  • Good understanding of sampling and product testing



It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 103109 in all correspondence.


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

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