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Materials Technician

West Sussex   •  Benefits   •  Permanent, Full time


An opportunity has arisen for a materials technician to join an innovative, clean energy organisation at its state-of-the-art facility in West Sussex. As a materials technician you will work closely with the R&D teams in developing next generation clean energy devices.

To be successful as a materials technician you should hold a degree in a relevant discipline, chemistry, chemical engineering, physics OR materials science and possess previous laboratory experience either within a research, academic or commercial setting.

Materials Technician Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct complex lab-based tasks, accurately recording data, preparing reports and giving critical feedback to the R&D team.
  • Preparing metallographic samples for analysis with levels of surface finish.
  • Using a broad range of analytical characterisation techniques.
  • Operating ink formulation and printing equipment.
  • Accurately recording data and giving critical feedback.

Materials Technician Key Requirements:

  • Hold a degree in a relevant discipline, chemistry, chemical engineering, physics OR materials science.
  • Possess previous laboratory experience either within a research, academic or commercial setting.
  • Experience with some of the following techniques would be highly advantageous: cutting/grinding/polishing, bead milling, Triple Roll Mills, Screen Printing, BET, SEM, PSD, Dilatometry, TGA/DSC, FT-IR, XRD, XRF.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good eye for detail.

Salary: £. Competitive + Benefits - 25 days' annual leave - Contributory pension scheme (2% by employee, 6% by the company, with the option to increase to 3% and 8% respectively) - Life Assurance scheme at 4x gross annual salary

If you are a forward-thinking individual with a passion for the environment and want to make a difference to they future then get in touch with Gareth with your CV.


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

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6685
  • Posted: 6th November 2020
  • Expires: 4th December 2020

Cranleigh Scientific

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