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Laboratory Technician (textiles)

Salary: £15,000-18,000 Per Year

Full Time
Location: Rochdale
Hours: 35

An exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to build a career within the technical team at British Millerain.

British Millerain manufactures specialist textiles for many of the world's leading clothing brands, is the global leader in waxed cotton production and a major supplier of technical fabrics to the military, both in the UK and Europe.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team in the lab at our Rochdale site testing production, developing new products and providing technical support to other departments.


  • QA testing of production outputs
  • Accurately recording and reporting test results to senior management
  • Managing electronic and manual filing systems
  • Assisting in the development of new products
  • Involvement in administrating the company's Quality and Environmental Management Systems
  • Complying with Health and Safety requirements of the site


The ideal candidate will have a minimum GCSE A-C/4-9 in Maths and English Language supported by A level or GCSE A-C/4-9 in Physics and/or Chemistry.

No previous experience is required. Full training will be provided in textile testing, product development and general lab duties.

Closing Date: 30/08/2019 

Contact: David Williams
The British Millerain Co. Ltd
Unit 1
Park Mill
Buckley Road
OL12 9DJ
01706 716370

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