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£26000 - £30000/annum
Permanent (Full time)
CK Group are recruiting for an Analytical Technologist to join a global materials manufacturing company based near Wigan, on a full time, permanent basis.
Our client is a global leader in manufacturing glass for architectural, automotive and technical sectors. They strive to be the best innovator of high-performance glass and glazing solutions. Within their Material Properties & Surface Analysis Team they now have an exciting opportunity for a Technologist to join, to assist with providing expertise in surface analytical techniques for new product and process development. They offer a competitive salary of £26,000- £30,000 depending on experience, along with excellent benefits including 25 days holiday, flexible working hours, company pension and also the opportunity to develop into a technical specialist within the team.
The Analytical Technologist will be based at the company's site near Wigan, easily commutable by road from Merseyside including Liverpool, Ormskirk, Skelmersdale and Manchester. Please note a full UK driving licence and car ownership is required due to the company's location.
Analytical Technologist Role:
Your main duties will be:
-Analysis via TOF-SIMS, XPS & XRD techniques
-Use of other techniques within the department
-The operation of complex instruments for the analysis of glass, thin films and other materials
-The interpretation of results generated, preparation of formal reports and the use of other forms of communication to explain results
-Contribution to multidisciplinary project teams and troubleshooting activities
-Attend technical conferences and instrument user groups
-Carry out instrument maintenance activities
The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:
-Degree qualified or equivalent in chemistry, physics or materials science - essential
-Hands-on experience of any of TOF-SIMS, XPS and/ or XRD or a background in general analytical techniques as a minimum
-Experience of technical report writing
-Innovative, self-motivated and able to work as a part of a small team
-Influential skills, able to communicate ideas clearly, build rapport and make a positive and credible impact
-Interested to understand internal and external customer circumstances, problems, expectations and needs
-Full UK driving licence and car ownership - essential
Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. Please quote reference 51436