Development Scientist

Recruiter
PV3 Technologies Ltd
Location
Launceston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Expires
27 Jul 2017
Development Scientist Based in Launceston, Cornwall Who are we? Electrochemical technology is at the heart of our lives today, with electrochemical materials enabling transformations in energy, healthcare and transport. PV3 Technologies is an electrochemical materials business active in developing and commercialising products for batteries, fuel cells, electrochlorinators, water electrolysers and many other electrochemical technologies. We also provide Contract R&D services to a range of clients. Recent growth has led to the creation of this permanent position for a Development Scientist. The Development Scientist will be working on internal projects, projects with customers and collaborative projects funded by external agencies. The person appointed has a unique opportunity to help us grow our business and become a leading member of the team. Primary responsibilities of the Development Scientist include: - Operating in a safe and professional manner at all times. - Developing an in-depth appreciation of the manufacturing methods and properties of current PV3 and competitive materials. - Experimentation over short and long-term timescales, materials characterisation and testing and leading critical interpretation / assessment of results. - Formulating or synthesising ideas and concepts through constructive, challenging engagement with colleagues in response to market needs or opportunities. - Setting standards for technical and operational excellence. Education / Experience required for the job: - BSc/MSc/PhD or equivalent experience in Chemistry. - Candidates should have a proven track record of hands-on experience in materials development, synthesis, production, characterisation and analysis. - A sound understanding of the research process is critical as would be a familiarity with processes or methodologies relating to innovation and new product development. - Experience of electrochemical methods an advantage - Experience of migrating products from a research environment into production would be desirable. - Non-smokers only. To apply for thisDevelopment Scientist position please send your CV by clicking the "Apply Now" button.