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Senior Research Technician - Materials and High Throughput

Durham   •  £20000 - £25000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

Sarah Farrow is recruiting for a Senior Research Technician to focus on innovative projects on behalf of a range of industrial clients, related to materials, nanomaterial and composites and high-throughput formulations, to be based at our client site in Sedgefield, on a permanent basis.
The Company:
Our client is involved in a number of high profile collaborations, working in partnership with industry to develop next-generation products and processes. They work across a diverse range of markets, including Healthcare, Food & Agriculture, FMCG, Electronics, Energy, Transportation and Construction.
This role is located on the NETPark estate, which is an internationally recognised hub for science and technology companies. The site is easily accessible by car from the A1 and the A19, and has good public transport links across the North East.
The Role:
The main purpose of the position is the running, cleaning and maintenance of process measurement equipment and high-throughput formulation automated equipment, gathering data to support with the delivery of key innovation projects.

You will be responsible for:
- Application of a range of analytical and measurement techniques to the characterisation of material properties.
- Maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment ensuring that it operates in a safe and effective manner.
- Maintaining consistent and documented records in compliance with HSE, quality and best practice requirements.
- Providing clearly documented records of technical data, decisions and methodologies.
Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will be suitably qualified in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, or another relevant subject. Experience in formulation chemistry and/or in the use of process measurement equipment would be highly beneficial for this position.
The Benefits:
The company offer a highly competitive benefits package including family friendly policies, flexible holidays, holiday purchase schemes, a generous pension plan, training and development opportunities, life assurance and accident insurance schemes.

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference DH43902 in all correspondence.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)
  • Contact: Sarah Farrow
  • Phone: 0191 384 8905
  • Reference: DH43902
  • Posted: 9th November 2018
  • Expires: 7th December 2018
CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

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