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Finishes Testing Technician

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Job Type
22 Sep 2021
Can you lift and shift furniture and household products used for product testing in a controlled testing environment?

Element has an opportunity for an Finishes Testing Technician to join our growing team based in Stevenage. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within a Global TIC business. No experience needed, just transferable skills!!!


* Testing furniture components to assess damage from abrasion, impact, scapre and scratch resistance, resistance to wet and dry heat and chemical resistance

* Ensuring that Health and Safety procedures are followed within the section, identifying and reporting hazards and conducting risk assessments where required

* Updating the She system as necessary

* Provide consistently high quality customer service when dealing with both internal and external customers

* Conduct all administration to recognised test standards, methodology, FIRA procedures, UKAS and general quality requirements

* Process, maintain and update quotations, enquiries and invoices in a timely and accurate manner

* Produce draft and submit written reports in the correct format

* Assist in planning / progress chasing work through the system

* Manage own administration, generating daily, weekly and monthly reports as required

* Ensure that tests items are correctly handled, stored and conditioned

* All test preparation (e.g. cutting, sizing, labelling and affixing) to be in accordance with standards and procedures
Accept testing deliveries, sign for and book in samples, mark up and ensure it is located correctly and advise the correct department of arrivals

* Enter and update all job progress on the job control system as required


* Customer focused with a good telephone manner

* Computer literate with experience in Excel and Word and the ability to adapt to bespoke systems as required

* Good organisational and time management skills

* A strong team player

* Highly motivated

* Team player

* Process driven

* Quality based work ethic

* Able to manual handle household products and furniture.

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  • Job Reference: 379179422-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Element
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent