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Materials Research Technician

Oxfordshire   •  £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent company benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

A venture-backed materials company based in Oxford is currently recruiting for a Research Technician to join its R&D team on a permanent basis. As a Materials Research Technician, you will play an important role in producing, processing, testing and characterising novel alloys.

Materials Research Technician responsibilities

  • Work closely with engineers and technicians, ensuring that the work is carried out according to schedule and that technical challenges are quickly tackled.
  • Produce, process, test and characterise novel alloys.
  • Operating and maintaining laboratory equipment
  • Communicating with engineers to understand their needs, scheduling, and performing work accordingly.
  • Supporting the development of efficient work procedures
  • Participating in the development of the company's in-house capabilities.
  • Maintaining good health and safety practices

Materials Research Technician requirements

  • Current experience operating in an R&D or production facility - carrying out test procedures on materials.
  • A background in materials science or engineering is desirable.
  • Hands-on attitude and willingness to learn new skill
  • Organised and able to work independently, but also to collaborate with a diverse, fast-moving team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Experience with mechanical testing (tension, hardness, fatigue, bending) is highly desirable.

£35-£40k + benefits

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7679
  • Posted: 16th March 2023
  • Expires: 13th April 2023

Cranleigh Scientific

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