Research Technician

Xeros Technology Group plc

Xeros Tanning Technologies has developed a patent-protected technology to significantly reduce water, chemicals, and pollution in the leather tanning industry. Our tanning R&D is situated at ICLT in Northampton and here we are looking for a Research Technician to support the continued R&D work to reduce water, chemicals, and pollution even further.

Personal qualities, experiences, and qualifications:

  • Holding ideally a B.Sc. or equivalent in a scientific / technical field
  • Proven previous work experience (part-time included) is desired
  • Genuine interest in the collection of precise scientific data and following strict methodologies
  • Enjoys the mixture of manual labour with hides, analytical work and collecting the precise data in excel tables and graphs.
  • Capable of working in a team as well as independently according to given instructions
  • Interest in learning new things and applying previous knowledge in a new field
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff, as well as with external contacts
  • Able to write concise scientific reports and to report the results for the team

The following would be a plus:

  • Work / educational experience within tanning or leather industries
  • A second language, or understand other languages
  • Current driving license

In return, Xeros Technologies will support and enable you to successfully be part of a growing business, that invest in you and your development. Salary 18 to 20k GBP based on experience, and the position comes with a number of benefits including private healthcare and performance bonus.

If you are prepared for a challenge in leather processing and want to progress and want to start up a career in the leather industry, please email referencing the job title with your CV and a supporting letter explaining why you believe you are suitable for the role. Alternatively, call +44 (0) 114 2699 656 and ask for Paul Servin.

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