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Materials Testing Technician

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are currently looking for a Materials Testing Technician to join our friendly team based at our Mountsorrel Quarry, near Loughborough in Leicestershire. This role is commutable from Loughborough, Leicester, Melton Mowbray, Grantham, Coventry, Birmingham, Derby, Nottingham, Tamworth, Lichfield and the surrounding areas.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

As a Materials Testing Technician, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Carrying out product compliance testing relating to the relative business unit
  • Logging the results and communicate non-conformance, with a view to ensuring corrective action is taken
  • Maintaining awareness of site practices and quality procedures and act where these may adversely affect product quality
  • Carrying out equipment calibration in line with procedures
  • Work with our Recycling and Sustainability targets for the recovery of products
  • Assisting Senior Technician with complaint investigations
  • Work alongside the other Materials Testing Technicians to build a strong and valued team

The Ideal Candidate

In the role of Materials Testing Technician, we are ideally looking for the candidate to have:

  • Essential - Possession of a current full UK manual car driving licence (no more than 6 points)
  • Essential - IT literate to use technical and production systems
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety policies and procedures, ideally with knowledge of reporting requirements
  • Working knowledge of test procedures and material specification would prove highly beneficial; but not essential


In the role of Materials Testing Technician, we are able to provide full training for the position, enthusiasm, aptitude and positivity is key to this role

Why Tarmac

In the role of Materials Testing Technician, we additionally offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 


Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 



Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 


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Tarmac Trading Limited


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