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Advertiser: Blue Marble Recruitment Limited

Job Title: R&D Scientist/Engineer - Inks / Coatings - Oxon
Location:Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Rate:£35K.0000 to £70K. Per Year    Benefits: Benefits
Description: My clients are an early stage company developing next-generation light-emitting materials. Its founders are leading UK scientists and it has recently assured funding from established tech investors.

Applications are invited for an experienced R&D scientist/engineer to lead the coating activities in the company. This includes formulating inks containing the pigments developed by the chemists and developing coating methods.

This R&D Scientist/Engineer - inks / coatings role is commutable from Thame, Abingdon, Kidlington, Oxford, Witney, Bicester, Charlbury, Eynsham, Wallingford.

The scientist/engineer will play an essential role in the technical work carried out in the development lab. The person filling this position will be working in a small dynamic team comprising of expert scientists in the field of material chemistry. The scientist/engineer will bring experience in the formulation of inks and coating processes. Training will be provided.

This role has the following responsibilities:
- Lead the development of the coating activities.
- Formulation of inks incorporating light-emitting materials developed in-house.
- Fabricate thin film coatings using slot-die, blade, gravure and ink-jet coating methods.
- Use of characterisation equipment for materials and coatings (e.g. SEM, XRD, optical microscopy, optical absorption, photo- and electroluminescence).
- Carry out basic equipment maintenance tasks.
- Reporting of experimental procedures and results at internal and external meetings.
- Close collaboration with experienced materials chemists and device physicists as well as lab technicians.
- Supervision of lab technicians.

The role would be ideally suited to candidates who can demonstrate:
- Possession of a chemistry related degree (physics, materials science or a related field will also be considered). A PhD would be an advantage.
- Experience in ink formulation and/or coating processes.
- Ability to work independently.
- Excellent observational and record keeping skills.
- Strong multi-tasking skills.
- Good interpersonal and communications skills, and the ability to work as part of a team.

Ink formulation, coatings, materials characterization, device testing, wet cleanroom.

Salary up to c£70k for a very well-matched candidate with extensive relevant experience.

To apply for this R&D Scientist/Engineer - inks / coatings role in Oxfordshire please contact us ASAP!

Skills Required: R&D Scientist/Engineer - Inks / Coatings - Oxon
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration: Permanent
Contact: Andy Grant Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 07720 841 444 Contact Fax:
Reference: RDSE-3424686-AG Added: 28-05-2019
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