Scientist

Posted 15 June by Saint-Gobain Limited

Company description:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join our passionate and knowledgeable Building Test Centre as the Scientist. This exciting role will see you providing a professional, confidential and accurate testing service to BG and external clients in the field of fire/acoustic/structural testing. Strictly adhering to company safety standards and UKAS accreditation quality standards.


The Building Test Centre is a UKAS accredited lab which provides a range of testing for; Acoustic, Structural, Physical and Fire resistance. A Scientist role has become available to join The Building Test Centre, initially within the Acoustics, Structures and Physical test team. 



Job description:

What will you be doing in the role?


In the role as Scientist you will;



  • Be able to comply with actions of annual safety plan and support departmental safety initiatives.
  • Assist with implementation and development of improvement initiatives designed to increase lab productivity and customer service.
  • Efficiently organise testing services to minimise test lead times, supporting BG projects and delivering on targets for commercial income.
  • Perform tests (Acoustics, Structural or Fire as required) in accordance with current test standards.

Am I what you are looking for?


First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?


For the Scientist specifically it is important that you have a degree in an appropriate scientific, engineering or acoustic field and be able to demonstrate the following:



  • Determination and focus on reaching set objectives and customer requirements
  • Responsive to opportunities and problems
  • Curious and gives support to implementing new ideas
  • Communicates easily, persuasively and focusing on facts
  • Responds positively to requests from their professional circle 

What about the business you’ll be joining?


There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.


This vacancy is working for British Gypsum – part of the Saint-Gobain group and the UK's leading manufacturer of plasterboard and plaster-based drylining systems and products.


In Saint-Gobain, each woman and man is able to build a career without boundaries in a genuine and ambitious group. At British Gypsum we’re proud to support this promise and offer our people a world of opportunity, all the challenge they’ll ever need and colleagues with great pride in what they’re a part of.


Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?


What will you get in return?


As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, British Gypsum is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package.


In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within British Gypsum or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate.


The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.


What do you need to do now?


We would love to hear from you. In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site.


We recognise the value of diversity and the talents that those from diverse backgrounds can contribute to our success. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and in particular we would like to welcome and attract more women into our business.


No Agency CV’s please.


Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK (sponsorship is not available for this position).



Reference: 35396759

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