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Laboratory Manager (Construction Materials)

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Laboratory Manager (Construction Materials)

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matthew Ulysses

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876013

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    2 Years

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What we need:
We have a great opportunity for a Materials Testing Manager to lead a materials testing laboratory in the South West (near Ilchester). The Lab will be testing solids and highways construction materials on behalf of a major contractor working in the area. The business are a leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services for Highways and Construction work.

What you will do:
Your responsibilities will include: -
·Ensuring the smooth and efficient running of a high-profile materials testing laboratory
·Managing laboratory and site technicians ensuring work is carried out in the correct manner.
·Reporting back to the client regarding the progress of work and reporting on any delays

What you will need to succeed:
·Excellent Communication Skills - Verbal, Written and Presentation
·Strong Influencing Skills
·Change Management Experience
·Training experience - identifying training needs, and learning styles, and assessing competency
·Excellent knowledge of British and European Standards in a UKAS accredited laboratory capacity, specifically related to concrete, soils, aggregate and bitumen
·Good working knowledge of highways and concrete coring
·Organised, flexible and committed
A full driving licence is essential. Our ideal candidate will have experience of construction materials testing, and ideally hold a CSCS card.

What you will get in return:
Working for a fantastic company with an ever increasing workload and business won nationwide, this is an excellent opportunity for a lab manager or perhaps a senior technician that would like to step. In return you will be paid £30.00ph (for a 2 year contract) or a permanent opportunity to go the books with the business is also on offer for £35'000.

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Matt Ulysses at Carrington West on 02393 876013 for more information.
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