Testing you can rely on

We are particularly proud of our staff at Rotech Laboratories Ltd. Our staff selection and training processes are thorough and consequently we now have a good cross section of age groups, qualifications and experience from apprentices through to technicians, technologists and junior and senior management. We are currently looking for a Workshop Technician to join us.


The principle technical duties for the role will be, but not be exclusive to:

  • Sample preparation and test piece manufacture including weld test pieces using horizontal (and occasionally vertical) band saws, millers and surface grinders with ancillary workshop equipment to produce round or prismatic tensile test pieces, bend test samples, round Izod specimens and Charpy impact specimens to National/International/Customer specifications and tolerances.
  • Machining of round test pieces using manual lathes and CNC lathes (training available, if required).
  • Other reasonable duties as requested by the Management. 

The role will be for a day shift, 39 hours per week, normal hours of work will be 8.00am to 4.30pm on Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to 3.30pm on Friday (daily lunch break from 12.45pm to 1.15pm). Experience in preparation of mechanical test specimens would be preferred but not essential as the role is suitable for a general machinist appropriate training. Some experience in the use of CNC lathes would be preferred but not essential, as previously stated, training can be supplied.

The initial place of work for induction and training purposes will be Rotech Laboratories Ltd, Wednesbury site with the intension that once training and familiarization is complete the successful candidate will be transferred to our Linley Lodge Laboratory at Aldridge. Although the Aldridge site will be their primary place of work they may be required to work at either site if/when needed and at any premises that the Company has or may subsequently acquire. The starting salary dependent upon experience and qualification.

To apply please send your CV to johncross@rotechlabs.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 18th August 2017.


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