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Metal Finnishing Labaratory Technician

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Saffron Walden

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up to £25000 per annum, additional benifits

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Metal Finnishing Labaratory Technician

Job posted by: Terry Trundle

Our Designing and manufacturing , quality client based in Saffron Walden is seeking a Laboratory Technician

Key Requirements:

* Advantageous experienced in the electro plating industry ( Metal Finishing chrome, nickel gold)
* Strong chemistry and mathematical background
* Ability to Coordinate lab analysis whilst adhering to H&S / Environmental Legislation

  • Analysis via Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS) equipment.
  • Analysis by wet Filtration Methods

* Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
* Ideally some Plating/ metal finishing experience

Key Responsibility

  • Production and continuous development of chemical analysis schedules
  • Analysis via Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS ) equipment .

  • Anaylysis by wet filtration Methods
  • Conduct routine Deposit Characteristics assessment using, Hull cell & Bent Cathode test.

  • Record statistical data (SPC) and contribute to continuous improvement through critical analysis
  • Analyse ISO14001Effuent Control Systems and reports
  • Provide support to the production team.

  • Maintain laboratory and associated equipment to the highest level.
  • Manage storage and disposal of hazardous waste as per environmental legislation.
  • Contribute towards plating/process trials and investigations.

  • Optimise analysis schedule to transition to routine additions through tanks and production results
  • Coordinate with plating shop supervisor and Plating technical support to resolve any process issues and ensure tanks are maintained to ideal ranges for production requirements

  • Support implementation of new processes, chemistries, and improvement projects
  • Support lean and continuous improvement strategies
  • Maintain best health & safety practices in the lab and throughout all work undertaken

Working with the on site Engineering Manager / Quality Manager producing Laboratory Metrix reports to key contacts .

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