Footwear & Textile Testing Technologist

Job Ref: J24206
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 03 January 2018
  • Northamptonshire, England, UK
  • £18,000 - £22,000 per Annum
  • Thomas Matthews
  • 0121 222 5333

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I'm currently recruiting for a Footwear Testing Technologist to join a well-established contract testing laboratory in the Northamptonshire. This is a permanent role, paying £18-22,000 depending on experience, starting as soon as possible.

The Role:

- Physical testing such as surface abrasion resistance, seam strength, tensile & tear strength, adhesion strength and heel attachment strength on Textiles, Leathers and Shoes.

- Provide a technical shoe fitting service to determine footwear suitability for the market place.

- Analyse lab results and writing reports on laboratory activity.

The Person:

- Degree (or equivalent) in Textile Technology/ Textile Engineering/ Chemistry / Related subject.

- Experience in physical testing of leather/ related materials.

- Enthusiastic and a willingness to work hard with fast turn arounds.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided or alternatively please email a copy of your CV to me. For more information regarding this position or any others, please call me on 0121 222 5333.

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