Materials Scientist - Scotland 20-30k

North East North West Scotland United Kingdom
May 05, 2012
Jun 02, 2012
Alison Fisher
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time


Materials Scientist                                                                                         c20-30k          

Scotland                                                                                                          AF/016190

A materials scientist is urgently required to join an expanding company in the materials field. As a materials scientist you will join a dynamic team of industrial problem solvers to drive projects through the application of materials science for multinational clients.  This materials analysis service is crucial to maintenance of allowing customers manufacturing lines to run to specified timescales.  You will be very hands on and have commercials practical experience of materials analysis.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Analysis of materials for customers using microanalysis tools SEM, FT-IR EDX
  • Design and carry out scientific analysis
  • Identify appropriate solutions and present in formats which customers can use.
  • Deliver solutions on tight timescales


Excellent benefits package commensurate with skills and.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

·         Degree BSc, MSc or PhD qualification in materials science, metallurgy, ceramics, polymer chemistry

·         Experience in use of SEMs, EDX, FT-IR and/or other microanalysis tools

·         Likely to have worked within a successful scientific team delivering science materials testing to commercial customers

·         Experience of electronic device materials desirable

·         Skills in problem solving and analytical thinking

·         Practical ‘hands on’ ability

·         Excellent communications skills


To Apply: Please contact Alison Fisher AF/016190 on 020 7421 5200, 07814547440 or apply to


For up to date career opportunities please visit  Due to a high volume of applicants only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  If you are not contacted within seven days of submitting your CV please assume that your application will not be taken further.