Senior Materials Technician

Full Time


Senior Materials Technician Forth

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This is a great opportunity for someone who is in a materials testing role who is looking for a move into a more senior position.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Materials Technician to oversee the sampling, testing, and recording and reporting requirements of all our recycled aggregate products.

In this senior position, you will participate in R&D work on various material streams, planning process trials, writing trial protocols including planned sampling procedure and analysis suite, and working with the ops team to carry out the trial and collating the results.

Based at our site Forth, you will ensure the laboratory environment and test equipment is well maintained in accordance with Health and Safety and associated testing standards.

As a Senior Materials Technician, you would also be responsible for maintaining relationships with external labs, searching for alternative and more economic analysis options, and organising material analysis and couriers.

Other elements of the role include undertaking the quality control of all materials and contributing ideas on how to improve overall quality and performance. You will monitor trends and analysis following testing of materials and finished products.

You must also be willing to work outdoors, carrying out sampling of material streams for multiple on-site processes, across various operating sites, conforming to sampling protocols and schedules.

About You

The ideal candidate for this Senior Materials Technician role will come from a Metallurgical/Aggregate lab technician background and have 3-5 years’ experience as a minimum.

You will be able to carry out the required in-house analysis and make recommendations on how to expand the testing suite in the on-site lab.

You will be professional, detail oriented and diligent, have relevant qualifications, and be able to work both alone and integrate as part of the existing technical team on relevant projects.

Why Us?

Levenseat’s newly established minerals division has successfully achieved end of waste status for several products and have more in the pipeline, we are the first company in Scotland to achieve this and are the winners of the coveted MRW National Recycling award for Innovation.

The vision for the division is ambitious; we plan to help transform the construction industry and how they view recycled products.

You will play a key role in helping to ensure the quality of our recycled aggregate products and helping us to become a leader in providing innovative and sustainable construction products. In turn we will help you to develop and grow within a supportive and people focused workplace that encourages personal and professional development.

We welcome applications for this Senior Materials Technician role from candidates with experience in the following areas: Materials Technician, Materials Laboratory Technician, Aggregates Sampler, Construction Materials Technician, Senior Materials Technician, Senior Constructions Materials Technician, Quality & Materials Technician.

What’s on Offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Health cash back plan
  • Opportunities for development across the company
  • Training package to support your transition into the recycled aggregate industry which will be tailored to the needs of the candidate

Essential Skills

  • As this is a senior position, we are looking for someone with 3-5 years’ experience as a minimum
  • You will need a full, clean UK driving licence 
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Proficient administration skills 

Desired Skills

Knowledge of the waste management/recycled aggregate sector and of PPC requirements, end of waste and factory protocols would be advantageous and help you to stand out from other candidates, but this is not essential, and training/mentoring will be provided.

About Company

Levenseat is a leading resource management companies providing recycling, energy recovery and waste management services to both Local Authority and Commercial customers.

Set to manage 750,000 tonnes of recyclates and resources per year, we are committed to developing new solutions to recover the best resources and provide customers with environmental and economic solutions.

With 35 years of experience, we are very proud of the company we have grown into. We are an industry leader in the field of resource management, and we are very clear on the role we expect to play in continuing to lead the way.

We also play a key role in educating communities, businesses and councils on the value of resource and the part they can play to reduce waste and embrace the principles of a circular economy.

There is a shift in attitudes towards waste and recycling and there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the industry. With a strong work ethos and collaborative environment, we are looking for proactive and focused people to join an expanding team.

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

Essential Requirements

  • As this is a senior position, we are looking for someone with 3-5 years’ experience as a minimum
  • You will need a full, clean UK driving licence 
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Proficient administration skills 

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