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R&D Technician - Materials / Nanotechnology

Our client are a global technology solutions provider, supporting a range of industries with specialist Nano coatings. We are actively seeking an R&D Technician to join their team on a permanent basis.

This role exists to provide technical support to R&D projects as required, particularly around sample preparation, processing operation and analysis. It is one of several Technicians who conduct and perform scientific experiments and monitor, record and report on their findings.

Main Responsibilities

•To assist with research and development projects as required

•To conduct scientific experiments and perform tests in the laboratory.

•To monitor, record and report work through lab notebooks on a continuous basis as well as via written reports and verbal communication/ presentations.

•To ensure work progresses according to plan and inform supervisor if problems arise

•To maintain a clean, safe and efficient working environment in the laboratory

•To participate in team discussions

Academic Qualifications or Key Knowledge

•Physical Sciences degree preferred

Skills & Experience

Essential

•Knowledge of chemistry and/or physics, and/or material science.

•Ability to work as part of project team

•Ability to work under pressure to achieve goals to agreed timing.

•Experienced in laboratory work including handling chemicals, and able to work safely with minimal supervision.

•Experience of product or process development is desirable.

•Microsoft Office (good working knowledge of PowerPoint, Excel and Word)

•Self-motivated & flexible to changing requirements

•Team player, and able to build relationships with colleagues at all levels

•Professional and positive outlook to all tasks and requests from line and project manager

•Motivated to deliver practical results