Working With Us – Road Safety Careers

Hitex International Group is a leading global provider of road safety and surfacing solutions.  Hitex employees are highly respected within the road safety marking and surfacing industry and we actively promote road safety careers in schools and colleges. We offer a wide range of road safety careers including:

  • Manufacture and supply of road safety surfacing and marking materials
  • Bespoke design and build of road vehicles equipment
  • Specialist contracting services
  • Research and development

Hitex employees are highly respected within the road safety marking and surfacing industry. Operating to the highest professional standards, they understand the industry and the needs of customers in different markets around the world.

We are committed to actively providing our employees with on the job training, day release programmes and work-based qualifications to acquire and develop new skills and open up opportunities for career progression in areas such as product development, manufacturing and engineering processes.

Apprenticeships

We partner with many of the UK’s leading construction companies such as Kier, Carillion, Balfour Beatty and Mott Macdonald to actively support the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programme to promote the industry at schools and colleges throughout the UK. Hitex International Group is also one of the few organisations in this sector to have its own STEM Ambassador.

We also play a major role in the National Highways Academy’s Highway Skills programme and recruit apprentices for all areas of the business including Hitex Traffic Safety, Somerford Equipment, L&R Roadlines and Textureprint. Our apprenticeships give young people the skills they need to make a career in this industry and comprise structured, internationally recognised training programmes including work-based learning.

For more information about apprenticeships, please contact info@hitexinternational.com specifying your area of interest.

Current Job Vacancies

Interested in joining us? Here is a list of the current vacancies across the Hitex International Group:

Quality Control Technician

At Hitex International Group we enable our clients to meet the evolving challenges of global road networks with fully integrated, innovative solutions for a wide range of road infrastructure projects.

Our group specialises in the development of formulations for road markings, high friction surfacing and road repair materials along with the manufacture of installation vehicles and equipment.

We are also committed to sharing our vast wealth of skills and knowledge.  We achieve this ambition through comprehensive operative training programmes and the provision of practical assistance whenever required to ensure product installations meet international best practice standards and maximise the potential benefits for our worldwide customer base.

We have an exciting opportunity for a QC Laboratory Technician to work within our Research and Technical Development department. The position is 40 hours per week, working Monday – Friday 8am-5pm, with an hour for lunch.

The QC technician is responsible for continuing the current quality control programme within a busy production environment ensuring a high quality of finished goods that meet set specifications.

As a QC technician your daily duties would include:

  • Testing incoming raw materials
  • Collecting samples from the production line and keeping on top of the changes in the production programme
  • Preparation of samples for numerous QC tests
  • Operation of laboratory equipment
  • Recording of results
  • Reporting of anomalous data to both the technical team and production team

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be enthusiastic and flexible to meet the needs of the business
  • Have good time management skills
  • Have a methodical approach to their work, following set procedures and appreciating the need to work safely in a clean laboratory environment
  • Be educated to a good standard in both English and Maths
  • Be computer literate, using programs such as Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Be able to communicate with members of production and technical teams effectively
  • Have an interest in science
  • To be able to work effectively as part of a growing team

If you would like to know more about this role please contact Nathan Royds at: nathan.royds@hitexinternational.com