Technician - Lighting Materials - Cambs

My clients in Cambridgeshire are looking for a Technical Assistant / Technician – Lighting Materials.

This role is commutable from Saffron Walden, Royston, Cambridge, Bedford, St.

Neots, Huntingdon.

JOB PURPOSE:
To support the research and development of new technologies within the company's Light and Energy Applications Project (LEAP).

In particular the development of state of the art organic LED materials for large area, high efficiency general lighting applications.

The role involves both fabrication of test devices and characterisation of those devices with a range of techniques.

Test devices require high precision deposition using a variety of approaches, and with a keen eye for both factors likely to affect device test performance and those which may become relevant for future large scale fabrication.



ACTIVITIES:
• Fabrication of devices using spin-coating, vacuum deposition and encapsulation techniques.
• Preparation of solutions for device fabrication.
• Providing regular feedback on fabrication; process, materials behaviour and any issues which may impact device quality or scheduling of experiments, where possible suggesting possible resolutions.
• Accurately logging details of fabrication process with provided databases.
• Support materials characterisation with electrical and optical measurements of device/materials performance as required.
• Presenting both verbal and written reports of any investigations undertaken.


• Ensuring work procedures are followed and all necessary controls are in operation.

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Ideally, Engineering, Physics or Materials Science graduate preferably with some experience in a high tech R&D/manufacturing environment.
• Good manual dexterity.
• An ability to work unsupervised for long periods without losing touch with the team’s aims
• A calm and methodical approach to work during busy periods
• An ability to solve technical problems under one’s own initiative, with a willingness to seek expert assistance when required.
• An ability to react quickly and to be flexible regarding changing priorities and unexpected demands.
• Attention to detail and strong organisational skills.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Computer literate with a good working knowledge of MS Excel.

Experience of using MS Word and PowerPoint, together with statistical software packages.

ADVANTAGEOUS:
• Experience in working in a clean room preferred.
• Experience of printing technologies, microscopy and other thin film metrology an advantage.
• Experience of working with vacuum processing equipment preferred.
• Experience of working with lasers would be an advantage.
• Experience of working with computer-controlled analytical equipment.
• Experience of working with lasers an advantage.

This role requires working a rotating shift pattern 6.30am to 2.30pm and 12.30pm to 8.30 pm with a half an hour for lunch, Monday to Friday.

Salary c£22-24k per annum plus 20% shift premium, flexible for the right candidate.

To apply for this Technician / Technical Assistant – Lighting Materials role in Cambridgeshire please contact  us ASAP!



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Competitive salary & shift premium plus benefits
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Science
  • Recruiter: Blue Marble Recruitment Limited
  • Contact: Andy Grant
  • Tel: 07720 841 444
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: TALE-401649-AG
  • Posted: 2018-07-11 12:46:14 -

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