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QC Technician

Manchester   •  Up to £24500 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

QC Technician required, based in Wigan. A Level in Chemistry required as a minimum. Previous experience in QC, production or quality inspection essential. Good working maths skills needed.

QC Technician


£24,500 per annum


SRG is working with a long-standing and successful company who manufacture speciality materials and components. With a brand-new production line about to be unveiled, the Quality team are now looking for a new QC Technician to support manufacturing with sampling and testing of raw materials and finished products. This will involve working alongside the production team, conducting in-the-moment testing and approving product release or placing materials on hold as needed. It would be well-suited to an individual with a background in an industrial manufacturing environment, who has experience in laboratory testing or on-line sampling and inspection.

Benefits: Full training provided on day shifts, transitioning to a rotating shift system (including nights) in 2022 (with 9% shift bonus attached). 23 days holiday, increasing with length of service, plus 8 bank holidays. Generous company pension, health cash plan, annual performance-based bonus, access to comprehensive E-learning suite.


  • Working closely with production, taking samples of in-process and finished products to assess against specification limits.
  • Sampling and testing raw materials from incoming tankers to approve or reject material
  • Some laboratory-based testing - including calorimetry, spectrophotometry, tensile strength and aging studies
  • Collecting and recording test data accurately
  • Performing basic calculations relating to fractions, percentages, ratios, proportions, area, circumference and volume
  • Placing a hold on production when material is out of specification
  • Calibrating lab equipment
  • Participating in investigations of non-conformance, corrective action implementation, internal audits


  • Educated to minimum A Level or BTEC Level 3 in Chemistry or Applied Science
  • Hands-on laboratory, QC or quality inspection experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Good maths skills - including fractions, percentages, ratios
  • Flexible to undertake shift work in future, including night shifts
  • Forklift truck licence and/or Internal Auditing experience advantageous but not essential

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to Raffaella.rodighiero@srgtalent.com For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Raffa on 0161 888 2517. If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srgtalent.com to view our other vacancies.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors. As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

Keywords: Chemistry, Applied Science, QC, Quality Control, quality, sampling BTEC, A Level, HNC, HND, inspection, manufacturing, production, lab technician, laboratory, materials, colorimetry, specification, non-conformance

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Contact: Faye Allison
  • Phone: 0161 868 2218
  • Reference: J2162813
  • Posted: 23rd November 2021
  • Expires: 21st December 2021


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