High Tech R&D / Manufacturing Scientist in Cambridgeshire

The development of state of the art 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.

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.



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.

Accurate logging details of fabrication process with provided databases.


Due to working hours, own car is essential.

Educated to degree level in an Engineering, Physics or Materials Science discipline preferably with some work experience gained in a high tech R&D/manufacturing environment.


Experience of some (not all) of the following is an advantage but not essential:


Experience of working in a clean room is preferred.

Good manual dexterity.

Experience of working with vacuum processing equipment would be preferred.

Experience of working with computer-controlled analytical and fabrication equipment, as well as experience in printing technologies, microscopy and other thin film metrology techniques would be advantageous. 

Experience of microscopy and other thin film metrology would be an advantage.

Experience of working with lasers would be an advantage.




West of Cambridge


£25k - £28k

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