Quality Technician

Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester, England
Salary: Market related
Reference: Quality Technician
Contact Name: Heidi Lees
Expiry Date: 2022-05-27

We are working with a client who is a supplier of consumable materials used to transfer images on to consumer packaging materials, our products are used to improve print quality and printing productivity. They produce and market photopolymers through an extensive line of flexographic plates that are used in the consumer packaging and printing industries. Photopolymers are molecules that change properties upon exposure to light.

Our client operates as a business unit of Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI). Element Solutions Inc is a leading specialty chemicals company whose businesses supply a broad range of solutions that enhance the products people use every day.

Job Purpose:

The Quality Lab Technician is responsible for supporting new product development projects for liquid and sheet photopolymers, including manufacturing testing & support and application development efforts.  This will involve carrying out specified experimental tasks including lab and pilot scale formulation and extrusion, material characterization, and imaging studies

Job Responsibilities

The Quality Technician will be responsible for testing manufactured photopolymer plates, raw materials and finished goods comparing to upper and lower control limits, providing approval for release for shipment or placing material on hold for further disposition. They will provide support for manufacturing and carry out in-process problem solving in a time responsive manner. 

We are ideally looking for someone who has 3+ years of practical, hands-on Quality Control experience gained in a laboratory, and / or in a manufacturing environment.  Ideally our successful candidate will have an educational background incorporating chemistry but this is not essential, but must have the ability to analyse chemical solutions and processes, and be a great communicator with vendors and stakeholders alike.  Ideally we also need expertise of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and Word.  In addition to this, knowledge of SAP this would certainly be advantageous.

In return, we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Enhanced pension option
  • Life Assurance
  • Cashplan for everyday health costs
  • Free onsite parking
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