Materials Testing Technician

28000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual + GBP28000 - GBP32000/annum
11 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a growing materials testing company based in Somerset. Producing NDT solutions for various engineering sectors. This renowned company is looking for a Material Testing Technician.

Role & Responsibilities:

1)A science or engineering based degree is preferable, but not essential.
2)You will be able to demonstrate experience in the testing of materials and will have a broad knowledge of materials testing and relevant testing standards.
3)Knowledge of ISO17025 and ISO9001 quality standards and systems will be an advantage.
4)You will be actively involved in the testing so practical experience in both wet chemistry and simple instrumental analytical chemistry is essential.
5)Experience of handling high and low temperature samples both with positive and negative pressure is desirable.
6)Experience of the application of industrial chemicals and gasses to test items is required.
7)You will be responsible for compiling quotations, testing and the production of the final report.
8)You will have contact with clients and will assist with developing the company image.
9)The quality of our results and the guidance we give our clients is essential for the development of the company. You will be expected to play your part.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Degree in Chemistry or Forensic Science (Desirable)
*Experience of working in a testing environment or relevant testing experience ( Essential)
*Knowledge NDT on various materials

Benefits Package:

*GBP25,000- GBP32,000 Dependant On Experience
*20 Days Holiday

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy,
Alex Stenner on (Apply online only) or by sending your CV directly to him at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.

Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West & South East of England and South Wales. If you are looking for work in this area we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on (Apply online only) and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants