Senior / Prinicpal Scientist Nanomaterials and Composites

County Durham
Dependent on experience
22 Jun 2017
20 Jul 2017
Gregory Hammond
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Senior / Principal Scientist specialising in Nanomaterials and Composites to join the formulation team at an exciting and collaborative business in the Durham area. As the Senior / Principal Scientist in Nanomaterials and Composites you will be responsible for the development, retention and use of specialist knowledge and expertise in Nanomaterials & Composites.


Your duties as the Principal Scientist - Nanomaterials and Composites will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Provide solutions to complex technical problems, within formulation strategy and business needs, in order to gain insight into new developments and contribute to the realisation of project objectives.

2. Lead the development of Nanomaterials & Composites practice within formulation and ensure that development aligns with the formulation business strategy.

3. Identify new developments and trends (markets, (internal) customers, etc.), translate these into formulation building blocks for others and/or opportunities in area of Nanomaterials & Composites and initiate the creation of (new) technological innovations/applications.

4. Set up, plan and ensure the execution of (scientific) experiments, analyse, interpret and report results and translate obtained findings and knowledge.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior / Principal Scientist - Nanomaterials and Composites we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree and a PhD in Nanomaterials & Composites or similar along with experience working in industry.

2. Proven industry experience exploiting, generating and defining areas of Nanomaterials & Composites and breaking new ground in those areas.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with a mastery of principles and practices gained through deep development in the area of Nanomaterials & Composites.

Key Words: Nanomaterials | Composites | Materials Science | PhD | Chemistry | Formulation |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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