Careers

Careers with an award-winning team

Surrey NanoSystems is pioneering a new generation of nanoscale materials for use across a wide variety of engineering and product applications.

We offer many opportunities in advanced materials research, engineering design, manufacturing and considerable prospects for rapid promotion and career development.

If you think that your experience is a good match for our company, we would like to hear from you.

Current Vacancies:

TECHNICAL SALES

This crucial position is a customer-facing role with the primary responsibility of identifying new prospects and developing key accounts in the UK & Europe. You will be required to rapidly understand client’s specific needs and be able to advise on the coating selection and its feasibility.

Immediate knowledge of one or more of our target strategic markets would be beneficial, supported by a good level of technical literacy and commercial awareness. The role will require a mix of office and field based work, typically with three days per week spent in the field.

Please note: Some home working may be considered, based upon location.

Key requirements to apply:

·         Degree educated in a science or mechanical engineering discipline. Or a degree in a subject related to the target market (Aerospace and Defence, Automotive, and Consumer Electronics sectors)

·         Able to demonstrate a good level of technical/engineering literacy

·         Previous experience in a business to business sales role

·         Good level of commercial awareness, able to negotiate effectively and understand impact of pricing against various cost drivers

For more information please contact Jenna Adams j.adams@surreynanosystems.com

 

X 2 RESEARCH SCIENTIST – OPTICAL PHYSICS OF MATERIALS

As a graduate research scientist, you will be joining our team of physicists and chemists who work across a variety of programs involving the creation of super-black absorber coatings. Specifically, you will be involved with optimisation of optical properties of Vantablack based materials from UV to Microwave spectrum.

This is a hands-on role with a great potential for new scientific learning and creativity. It is the perfect opportunity to make a difference in a role where the training is done on the job, where every week brings a new and exciting challenge.

Key requirements to apply:

·         Academic background in optical properties of materials, optics, physics, condensed matter physics, Materials science.

·         Preferred qualification: MPhys, with experience in optical properties of solids and interfaces is desirable.

·         We are looking for someone who is dynamic, enthusiastic and ambitious.

For more information please contact j.adams@surreynanosystems.com 

 

QUALITY MANAGER 

The Quality Manager’s role in developing and implementing an effective Quality Management System is critical to Surrey NanoSystems’ strategic development. Specifically, the Quality Manager is required to create the business processes, procedures and systems that provide a sustainable foundation for meeting the Quality standards demanded by strategic Customers in the Automotive, Aerospace and Consumer Electronics sectors.

Experience of implementing Quality Management Systems, auditing for Quality and achieving qualification to appropriate Standards would be highly beneficial in this role. An ability to communicate with strategic Customers, clearly define goals and lead the organisation in achieving its Quality objectives is of paramount importance. We are looking for someone who understands the key steps in implementing an effective Quality Management system, knows what successful Quality Management “looks like” and wants the opportunity to make a difference in a cutting-edge technology Company.

Key requirements to apply:

  • Experience in developing and implementing Quality Management Systems.
  • Hands-on experience as a Quality Manager who will be responsible for processes and Quality performance.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in problem-solving, continuous improvement (kaizen) and tools of Quality.
  • Conscientious and responsible, with a keen eye for detail and results-driven approach.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills.
  • In-depth understanding of Quality Control and relevant legal standards.
  • Degree in a technical or science related discipline.
  • Certification by an accredited body is a strong advantage (ISO 9001 etc.).

For more information please contact j.adams@surreynanosystems.com 

 

GRADUATE RESEARCH SCIENTIST – OPTICAL PHYSICS OF MATERIALS - CHEMIST

As a graduate research scientist, you will be joining our team of physicists and chemists who work across a variety of programs involving the creation of super-black absorber coatings. Specifically, you will be involved with optimisation of optical properties of Vantablack based materials from UV to Microwave spectrum.

This is a hands-on role with a great potential for new scientific learning and creativity. It is the perfect opportunity to make a difference in a role where the training is done on the job, where every week brings a new and exciting challenge.

Key requirements to apply:

·         Academic background ideally in: Polymer chemistry, inorganic chemistry, material science and surface analysis.

·         Preferred qualification: Masters in Chemistry or a Masters with experience in the preperation of paints and coatings.

·         We are looking for someone who is dynamic, enthusiastic and ambitious.

For more information please contact j.adams@surreynanosystems.com 

If you believe you have what it takes to contribute to our award winning, world record breaking team, please email your cv with a covering letter to enquiries@surreynanosystems.com

Please be aware that due to the high volume of emails we are not able to respond every application individually. Therefore, if you have not had a response within 14 days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.