Foundation Scientist

  • Job Reference: 22002142_1540834528
  • Date Posted: 29 October 2018
  • Recruiter: BLOC
  • Location: Basingstoke
  • Salary: £24,000 to £27,500
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: 0 Weeks
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Foundation Scientist // Basingstoke // £27,500

This excellent opportunity is with an extremely successful organisation with a heritage of over 200 years. My client operates in the Fin-Tech sector and works closely with large banks and Government organisations. If you are looking for a new challenge within an organisation where results really do make a difference to people across the globe, this could be the opportunity you're waiting for.

Do you like the sound of being surrounded by like-minded and successful scientists who are all focussed on working towards the same goal of developing innovative products for my client's customers around the world.
My client is looking for a Foundation Scientist who is self-starting and curious as to what is possible, and also holds a great eye for detail. This is a perfect opportunity if you have gained post graduate industrial experience or a have undertaken an industrial degree placement!

What the role entails:

  • Developing scientific/technical products expertise in key areas
  • Working within the development process utilizing appropriate methodology
  • Hands on experience developing new products
  • Contribution to the product development process within a project team and providing support on customer trials
  • Attending peer review activities to build knowledge


To be successful you'll have:

  • A minimum of a BSc or equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Material Science or similar
  • Broad understanding of a wide range of scientific principles and an ability to identify their application to a variety of technical challenges
  • Strong analytical thinking with a structured and methodical approach
  • Practical aptitude with the ability to anticipate manufacturing and commercial challenges
  • A passion for bringing innovative products out of the laboratory into production
  • Collaborative team player with strong communication skills


What's in it for you:

  • You will work within a challenging, exciting and distinctive working environment operating in a product set and global market that is unique
  • A comprehensive induction to familiarise you with my client's products and processes.
  • The opportunity to grow and explore what is possible with an excellent training and development programme



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