Quality Control Lab Technician

Posted By: Steven Hart
Salary: £12.50 to £13.50 per hour
Location: Blyth
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Quality Control

Central Employment is currently looking for a Quality Control Lab Technician to work for a market leading brand within their new paint factory.


  • You will report directly to the Quality and Compliance Manager
  • You will be required to ensure paint is tested & passed to defined specifications prior to release for filling
  • Be part of developing and improving, with guidance, paint formulations for customer specific paints
  • Quality testing for inward goods for paint tester filling
  • Support quality and compliance department when needed

Job Responsibilities

  • Good time keeping
  • Adhere to Health and Safety standards on site
  • Adhere to Quality standards specified on site
  • Maintain retained samples and records of paint that has been manufactured and filled
  • Always maintain good housekeeping
  • Maintain calibrations of lab equipment
  • Conduct weekly microbial testing on paint plant equipment and keep records
  • Test waste water for flocculation ingredients and advise additions to manufacturer and test treated water for COD
  • Maintain and order lab stocks as and when required

Core Skills

  • Previous Lab role preferred ideally in the paint industry
  • Good organisation skills
  • Colourimetry experience
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word office suite
  • Effective written and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of GMP


  • Science qualification ONC
  • Ideally Paint Industry Exp

Location: Blyth

Hours: 40 hours per week from £12.50 – £13.50 per hour.

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