Test Laboratory Technician (Rig Operator)

Test Laboratory Technician (Rig Operator)


Location Abingdon

Salary £22,000+

Contract Permanent

Reference HMRFOp

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We have an exciting opening for a skilled Test Laboratory Technician (Rig Operator) at a world-class specialist chemicals company. The role will involve building and operating specialised performance testing instruments and machines to test petroleum products.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Operate specialised laboratory equipment, including scientific machinery and precision instrumentation
  • Commit to the highest standards of HSSE and Quality
  • Manage test queues and liaise with customers on priorities
  • Oversee the routine maintenance of test equipment including reference testing and management of supplies (spare parts, test parts)
  • Provide expert guidance to internal customers on test methods and options to modify methods
  • Diagnose operational problems and implement remedial action, propose areas for procedural improvement
  • Manage test results and coordinate the flow of technical information to internal customers

Ideal skills and qualifications:

  • Degree in Chemistry/Engineering with laboratory experience; or recognised mechanical or instrumentation qualification in a high technology enterprise
  • Technical competencies with a practical mechanical aptitude
  • Working knowledge of the practices applicable to the operation and maintenance of precision machinery and/or instrumentation
  • Experience in building and operating rigs
  • Proven ability to work skilfully and methodically according to technical standards and quality processes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Capability to accurately manage test results and technical information, manipulate data and maintain comprehensive records
  • High awareness and commitment to HSE practices

If you are interested or have any questions about this role, feel free to contact Harriet (07851 246 846) at CY Partners.

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