Water Industry Lab Technician

Lab Technician / Process Technologist with industrial testing experience required. 

Our client is a global manufacturing and paper recycling company employing more that 45000 staff worldwide.

Their processing plant based near Birmingham, West Midlands requires a Process Technician to support the Manufacturing Development Team. 

Person Requirements:

Science based qualification to A Level equivalent
Previous industrial testing experience an advantage (e.g.

water / chemicals)  
Good organisational, communication and IT skills  

Duties and Responsibilities - training will be provided for specific industry requirements:


  • Testing, monitoring and reporting stock and water consistencies across a range or processes
  • Take regular sheet samples to perform moisture dynamics
  • Testing, monitoring and reporting starch plant conditions inculding solids and viscosities
  • Ensure that Water and Effluent daily meter readings are taken and recorder
  • To be responsible for maintenance, calibration and operation of the Effluent Sampler
  • Inspect the effluent flume as required for compliance with MCerts, and to liaise with contract cleaner to enure effluent flume is cleaned regularly so that flow is not adversely affected
  • Report the water and effluent efficiency on a monthly basis
  • Assist with the water and effluent bill management to ensure accuracy
  • Orfanise and manage the sampling regime, including samples such as composite effluent, storm water, skip moistures and prescribed substances
  • Assist witih management of process rejects
  • Oversee contractors in accordance with site rules
  • Round robin testing 
  • Data analysis
  • Report issues that may affect production

The position will provide a competitive salary and benefits package, with long term training and career development for the individual.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £22k - 24k per year + Benefits
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Science
  • Recruiter: Technical Placements Ltd
  • Contact: Tim Hill
  • Tel: 01303 263000
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: TP1992e
  • Posted: 2018-02-13 10:50:29 -

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