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Abraham Moon & Sons

Guiseley, Leeds



Netherfield Road, Guiseley, LS20 9PD


01943 873181


Abraham Moon & Sons has a rich history dating back to 1837, the year in which Queen Victoria succeeded to the British throne. We are proud to be one of the few remaining fully vertical mills in the United Kingdom – we take the finest quality raw wool and produce the finest quality cloth and accessories.

Laboratory Technician (Apprentice) /Colour Matcher (Assessor)

Carrying out a range of technical, investigative and quality-control work to make sure the end product performs to specifications.

Reports to Laboratory Supervisor, then Quality Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
• Assisting in the day to day quality control testing of fabrics and yarns to British Standards.
• Preparation and testing of samples ensuring quality in areas such as strength, durability, colourfastness and chemical resistance;
• Carry out colour match assessment on yarns
• Undertaking quality evaluations of materials and checking the quality of the final product;
• Operation of testing equipment
• Logging results into computer
• Recording, interpreting and evaluating of test results
• Supporting Laboratory Supervisor in tasks related to the upkeep of UKAS and M&S documentation
• Support Quality Manager with investigations needed for Quality problems or complaints.

Consults with:
• Laboratory Supervisor
• Quality Manager

• Strong sense of customer service
• Good colour vision to match shades (required to pass a colour blindness test)
• Good organizational skill
• Good presentational skills will be required to mount samples for visual assessment.
• Good eye for detail, required to cut fabric samples to set measurements, and prepare for testing procedures
• Ability to analyse and interpret data
• Good communication skills (nonverbal and verbal)
• Willing to learn new skills


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