Energy Materials Technician - late shift

Purpose of the Job:

This is an opportunity to make a difference to the way the world generates energy by becoming part of an advanced Energy Materials Research and Development team. Supporting a team of highly skilled R&D scientists developing the next generation of clean energy electrochemical devices. Carrying out complex lab based tasks, accurately recording data and giving critical feedback to the R&D team.

This position is for a late shift technician but would require some flexibility (2 – 10pm with 60minutes of break per shift)


Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure development project deadline and tasks are satisfied.
  • Support Energy Materials team through operating machines related to ink development, ink QC, coating deposition and inspection of cell as required.
  • Support Energy Materials team to develop ink and deposition related process. 
  • Provide input to Energy Materials with relevant result, report and data as required.
  • Maintain adequate stocks of tooling and raw materials to complete the required processes and report any shortages.


Experience Required: 

  • Previous manufacturing operations experience.
  • Previous experience as a Laboratory Technician.
  • Experience with some of the following techniques strongly preferred: Bead milling, Triple Roll Mills, Screen Printing, etc.
  • Experience of working in controlled areas eg GMP, clean room
  • Previous quality control measurement and reporting experience
  • Experience of working in controlled areas, eg clean room

Qualifications / Skills Required:

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) ability to follow written instruction
  • Good attention to detail with excellent prioritisation and follow up skills
  • Basic IT skills, evidence of numeracy and skills (including proficiency with MS Office applications)
  • Hard working and flexible with a “can do” attitude
  • Energetic and self-starting
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 Internal and External Relationships:

  • Daily contact with team members in the Energy Materials (R&D), and the Lab Technician Manager.
  • Close collaboration / liaison with prototype manufacturing staff.


We welcome applications from candidates who are also fluent in Korean, Mandarin or German as well as from those who have experience of working or living within these countries and cultures.


Applications from candidates outside the UK will be considered. However, all offers of employment will be subject to meeting UK Right to Work legislation.


Deadline for applications:  28 February 2021