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  • Job reference: RMS0214191

Lab Technician

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/08/2019
  • Duration: 37 weeks
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The Role:
* Coordinating and carrying out test programmes for materials, technologies including planning, implementing and tracking the test programme to completion
* Issuing technical reports with conclusions.
* Laboratory testing and analysis on various test equipment across a broad range of materials, e.g. metals, polymers, paints and soft trim.
* Some problem solving on issues related to materials.
* Majority of work will be materials approval on trim materials and paints / coatings.
* There will be a small level of metallurgical analysis

Skills Required:
* Knowledge of automotive trim components, technologies and materials.
* Ability to plan, implementing and tracking test programmes to completion.
* Laboratory testing and analysis, to include problem solving on issues related to materials and issuing technical reports.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience in automotive materials, testing and approval essential.
* Proven track record in managing test plans and organisation skills for multiple activities around testing
* Good ability with Microsoft office applications

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Technical knowledge of automotive materials in trim area, paints and coatings.
* Metallurgy is a bonus

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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