Technologist (12 months FTC)

Location Ormskirk
Discipline: Materials
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££26000 - £30000 per annum
Contact name: Jack Parker

Contact email: jack.parker@sciencesr.com
Job ref: BBBH4004_1653058669
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

An exciting new role has arisen for a Technologist to join a global leading materials manufacturer based near Ormskirk on a 12 months FTC, to work within the materials technology team. As a Technologist you will be responsible for developing new materials and improving existing manufacturing processes. You will investigate new materials technologies, working on various short-term and long-term development research projects.

To be considered for this Technologist, you will ideally be degree educated in Materials Science or Chemistry or HNC/HND, along with previous experience working within a materials or chemistry laboratory environment using various physical and mechanical testing methods.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within the team on the development of new products and materials.
  • Perform various tests and measurements within the materials lab.
  • Develop new test methods to enhance testing capability.
  • General laboratory and quality upkeep including ensuring HSE and Quality standards are maintained.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Degree educated in Materials Science or Chemistry, or HND/HNC or NVQ Level 3.
  • Previous laboratory experience within chemistry or materials is essential.
  • Previous industrial experience within materials testing would be highly desirable.
  • Previous industrial experience within glass manufacturing would be highly desirable.