Career Opportunities

Trainee Laboratory Technician  

This is a first class opportunity with excellent career prospects in quality and engineering at our internationally accredited technical laboratory.


Testing Overview: Our testing scope is continually expanding and currently we specialize in Tensile, Compression, Torsional, Hardness, Corrosion and X-ray fluorescence testing.


Main responsibilities but not limited to include:


  • Preparing timber and masonry test assemblies in accordance with written and verbal instructions.
  • Checking and logging test samples against engineering drawings.
  • Assisting with product testing & collating test data.
  • Conducting all elements of the role with due regard to good housekeeping and health & safety.

Note: some heavy lifting may be required.


To fill this exciting and challenging role you will need:


  • Good numeracy and literacy.
  • Computer literate with experience of Excel and Word.
  • A strong technical mind and the ability to carry out practical tasks using various tools.
  • Hard working attitude and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Any engineering experience (CAD) would be advantageous.

In return, the company will offer:


  • A supportive learning environment with development in areas of quality/engineering and continuous improvement.
  • A salary commensurate with the role, which meets the national minimum wage requirements.
  • 25 days annual holiday, in addition to public holidays.
  • Future participation in the company’s pension and life assurance schemes.

To apply, please send your CV and Covering Letter to UKHR@strongtie.com



Closing date for applications: Friday 9th August 2019


We reserve the right to close the position earlier if enough applications are received early in the process

Applicants, who have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the close date, please assume you have not been selected for interview.