Cambridge Graphene Centre process technician

Submitted by Roni Peleg on Sat, 08/29/2015 - 07:56

The role-holder will be responsible for the close control over the handling and use of processing equipment. The role-holder will assist the Principal Technician and the Facilities Manager to undertake all higher risk activities, such as modifications to the gas handling system and resupply, which is particularly important when the hazard presented is acute. The role-holder will also assist with the building operations, including close monitoring of temperature, water supply, solar energy generation and AV facilities. The role-holder will be responsible for storing of equipment. The role-holder will also be tasked with processing graphene and related materials using various liquid based procedures, in order to maintain a steady production of material for the CGC and its industrial partners. This will require following precise procedures developed by the CGC researchers. Experience in handling chemicals, and solution processing equipment is necessary.

Applicants will be educated to at least HNC level qualification or gained experience and specialist knowledge through a period of practical experience and theoretical training working to a high degree of precision. They will have excellent communication skills to enable explanation of and instruction in technical issues and processes to staff and students at all levels and ideally experience in solution processing and printing as well as working with chemicals and gases. The role requires specialist knowledge, good problem solving and technical skills.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.