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Lab Techinician

Job Function:
Technical
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
We are currently searching for a lab technician to join our Product Compliance team.  As a lab technician you will perform regular product tests, research and investigations to support ongoing improvement of products reporting into Boohoo’s Group Product Compliance Manager. 

Responsibilities:
Conduct textile physical test on production samples, fabrics & trims according to international standard (BS EN ISO) accurately and efficiently. 
Document findings accurately, Reporting of any anomalies and / or non-conformities to the relevant product teams and suppliers. 
Performing daily routine checks of lab equipment including calibrations and benchmarking. 
Assist in maintaining test report results on internal Quality Management System & Manual databases. 
Maintain laboratory equipment and make sure lab supplies are available.
Collect samples from our quality and buying teams. 
Prepare specimens for analysis and observation.
Ensure customer complaints investigations are answered and investigated in a timely manner.  
Answer day to day technical queries. 
Supporting the Product compliance team with weekly due diligence testing. 
Producing Technical Reports.   
Any other projects deemed necessary by the PC teams  
Holding regular demonstrations to the buying teams.
Building strong relationships with our Testing partners.   
Attend regular training both on and off site.

Skills / Experience Required:

Educated to degree/college level (not essential) with an interest for fabric performance & chemical management. Experience in textile technology/fabric manufacturing is preferred but not essential. 
Knowledge of Microsoft packages.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. 
Excellent organisational skills and high attention to detail (especially numerical).
Have a logical approach to your work and critical thinking abilities. 
Ability to manage own priorities and work load. 
Training will be provided.
 

The Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Basic Disclosure Information about criminal convictions may be requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the position. A copy of this disclosure policy is available on request. By continuing with this application you are agreeing to comply with this company policy.