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Materials Chemist

  • Reference IP30833-AW-ME
  • Salary £30,000 - £50,000
  • Location Cardiff
  • Job type Permanent

A market leading specialist R&D company in South Wales are looking for a Materials Technician to join their team. You will take an active role in the development of materials for pioneering technologies in electronics and the conservation of energy.

If you'd like the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary team on some of the most exciting and innovative projects currently in the UK... read on!

Responsibilities:

• R&D of energy storage technologies
• Developing pioneering battery technologies
• Investigating the potential of metamaterials in advanced manufacturing

Skills/ Experience/ Qualifications:

• PhD in any materials-based science (e.g. chemistry, physics, materials science etc.)
• Device testing
• Electrode development
• Test of electrochemical cells
• Familiarity with electrochemical characterisation techniques

Desirable:

• Previous research in the field of energy storage
• Extensive knowledge of materials and surface characterisation techniques
• Working knowledge of battery technologies

Benefits:

• Flexible working hours
• Generous holiday scheme
• Company pension
• Cycle to work scheme
• Financial assistance with relocation costs
• Opportunity to work in a highly-skilled multi-disciplinary team

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