Application Scientist

Posted 04 October 2021
Up to £40000.00 per annum
LocationDurham
Job type Contract
DisciplineEV & Engineering
ReferenceBBBH474286_1633343521

Job description

Our Client are a leading Electronic Manufacturing business based in the North East of England . The company currently require a talented Application Scientist to join the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical expertise particularly through demonstrations of product capabilities (hardware and software) but also via support and qualification of company products as well as supporting sales presentations and customer training.
  • Assists customers with assessing potential applications of company products to meet process metrology needs.
  • Will work with our customers from before the sale, through demonstration measurements, delivery and installation to expert user support for applications.
  • Ensures that the product application/solution is functioning according to specifications including source inspection of the tools prior to shipment and following installation.
  • Devises applications based on customer requirements to demonstrate feasibility of the application, often requiring rapid prototyping and/or product demo for client.
  • Develops and disseminates Best Known Methods.
  • Supports the core technology, engineering and production teams in qualification of new technologies, algorithms, methodologies, software and hardware features.
  • Provides follow-up support to company sales staff and customer service personnel by disseminating technical information on specific applications.
  • Provides direct customer support for Applications.


Skills Required:

  • Degree in physics or possibly material science, chemical engineering, chemistry or engineering (B.Sc. minimum, Masters or higher degree preferred).
  • Experience of metrology and characterisation techniques (preferably hands-on data collection and results analysis).
  • Experience in X-ray materials characterisation techniques is a distinct advantage .
  • Good knowledge of materials engineering basics (basic crystallography, thermodynamics, kinetics, diffusion, etc.) is a distinct advantage.
  • Experience with problem analysis and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Experience of working in the semiconductor industry is an advantage.
  • Experience in reconciling results of similar measurements by different techniques preferred.
  • Good knowledge of statistics and data analysis.
  • Strong team player as part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on achieving shared goals, but equally comfortable working independently when required.
  • Strong orientation towards meeting customer expectations.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interface with internal and external customers and support groups within the business.
  • Strong technical background - able to understand the problems that our customers are trying to solve, understand the customer's current and future metrology requirements, and recommend new metrology opportunities to the business.
  • Strong customer-facing skills, in the creation and delivery of presentations of data and marketing materials and in obtaining customer feedback.

Salary:

  • Circa £40000 plus a comprehensive benefits package. 12 month position.



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