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R&D Chemist - Materials - Cambridgeshire

R&D Chemist - Materials - Cambridgeshire

Posted 5 April by Cranleigh Scientific Easy Apply Ended
R&T Technician - Process - Pilot Plant - Cambridgeshire £ Competitive salary

We require a Research and Technology (R&T) Technician to join an industry leader in the manufacture of industrial fabrics and composite materials. This is a pivotal role and you will be focused on supporting the R&T Process team in the effective delivery of research focused projects.

R&T Technician responsibilities include:
*Perform trials on pilot equipment, reporting the outcome of pilot trials and maintaining equipment
*Responsible for safe functioning of pilot equipment. Occasionally, to support risk management investigations
*Responsible for sourcing of raw materials and consumables needed for trials
*Responsible for storage of finished samples and products
*Responsible for undertaking defined projects, or carry out work in specific technical areas
*Support Lab activity
*Contribute in projects to upgrade existing pilot capacity and capability and to develop improvements to working methods
*Communicate progress of projects, data from experiments to all necessary levels, by verbal or written communication, which could include technical reports and presentations to an internal audience

R&T Technician - Required Qualifications:

*Ideally educated to HNC or equivalent along with a good level of experience working in a prepreg manufacturing environment, or similar
*Sound understanding of mechanical principles and direct experience of machine operation
*A background of working with and understanding pilot equipment and processes
*Competent to undertake day to day activities with minimal guidance
*Able to demonstrate a proactive and methodical approach to work
*Competent IT skills
*Awareness of good practice in terms of health and safety
*Reliable with good time management experience. Strong team player - able and willing to actively contribute to project team
*Good communication skills (written and verbal)

Salary - £ Competitive + Excellent Company Benefits

If you are interested in applying, please forward your CV to Gareth Emmett - for immediate review.

Required skills

  • Chemistry
  • Composites
  • Laboratory
  • Materials
  • Pilot Plant
  • Process
  • formulation

Reference: 34830571

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