Materials Engineer

Executive Recruitment Services
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Materials Engineer Southampton £££ - Market Competitive Salary Leading Company in Defence Sector is currently looking for a Materials Engineer in Southampton. In the role of the Materials Engineer you will provide a hands-on role in the growth and characterisation of epitaxial layers of narrow band-gap semiconductor using MOVPE. This will demand a varied knowledge of physics, chemistry and general engineering skills together with the ability to liaise with internal and external customers. Tasks will include operation/maintenance of a pc-controlled epitaxial reactor, including substrate preparation, and assessment of epitaxial layers using microscopy, FTIR, transport properties, etc. In addition, we are scaling-up the growth process capability and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the optimisation of the growth process and problem solving. Materials Engineer - Qualifications and Experience: * A degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Chemistry or Materials Science and/or relevant technical experience is required. * A technical background, preferably with knowledge of process engineering, semiconductor physics or epitaxial growth * Characterisation techniques (optical, electrical, structural) * Computer literate with spreadsheets/databases/word processing and preferably SAP * Good presentation skills * To be comfortable with working alone or in a small group, potentially including shift working * Hands on processing and characterisation in a cleanroom environment * Effective communicator at all levels * Safety conscious, working with hazardous substances * Manual Dexterity * PC Literate The Materials Engineer opportunity offers a competitive salary and in addition you will receive an excellent benefits package which includes: * Competitive pension scheme, * Enhanced annual leave allowance * Flexi work time Any candidates being considered for the position must be capable of achieving full SC security clearance!!! - If you are an experienced Materials Engineer looking for a new and exciting challengelook no further!!! Click to Apply now to Bart!!!
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