Materials Laboratory Technician Capenhurst, Cheshire The Company EA Technology is an established company that provides high quality products and services to power utilities and industrial customers across the globe. We are recognised as a world-leading expert in our field, enabling our clients to manage their electricity networks more efficiently, with fewer failures and outages, with greater safety and lower costs. We are currently seeking a Materials Laboratory Technician to join our Forensics Team on a permanent, full-time basis working 37 hours per week. The Role As a Materials Laboratory Assistant, you will assist in determining the root cause of failure in electrical network components by carrying out materials testing and analysis. Assisting in the day-to-day running of the lab, you will prepare samples, perform materials-based tests and compile the results into our standardised reporting format. Additionally, you will liaise between the Forensic Investigations and Analytical Teams, subcontractors and clients providing superb customer service and ensuring H&S and GLPs are followed. About You To be considered as a Materials Laboratory Technician, you will need: – A practical approach to asset condition assessment and testing – Good analytical, technical, and problem-solving ability, paying close attention to detail – Knowledge of how test techniques work – Knowledge of what the findings of the various test techniques show about the material – The ability to work to deadlines – The ability to identify risks in handling chemicals and materials – Excellent IT skills – A good standard of secondary education including numeracy and literacy Ideally, you will have significant industrial experience, including working within an academic or industrial materials-based test house for an industrial quality control department. An HNC, HND or City and Guilds qualification (or equivalent) would also be advantageous. The Benefits – 30,000 – 35,000 per annum – Competitive pension contribution – Generous leave allowance – Private medical care, life insurance and more – Ongoing professional development This is a fantastic opportunity for a lab professional with knowledge of materials testing to join our forward-thinking organisation as we develop resilient energy networks. We will provide you with extensive training on our test equipment and systems to ensure you succeed in this role and, what’s more, with Investors in People Gold accreditation, we will give you meaningful career and professional development support. So, if you’re looking for a highly engaging role in a company that is building a brighter future for everyone, then we want to hear from you! Please note the closing date for applications is 14th November 2022. Other organisations might call this role Electrical Materials Testing Technician, Laboratory Technician, Laboratory Assistant, Lab Assistant, Lab Technician, Engineering Laboratory Technician, or Electrical Forensics Laboratory Technician. Webrecruit and EA Technology are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. So, if you’re looking to engage your analytical skills as a Materials Laboratory Assistant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.