Physics Graduate

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    Bristol, England

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    £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 2 years ago

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Physics Graduate

Location: Filton, Bristol

Salary: £27,000 - £32,000

Would you like to work within a dynamic and focussed team working at the forefront of micro and nano materials and technology? We currently have a vacancy for a Physics Graduate at our site in Filton, Bristol.

You will conduct research into novel and innovative materials and micro-electro-mechanical (MEMs) sensors that often operate in challenging environments. You will be involved with on-going development projects in the areas of inertial sensors, structural health sensing, infra-red and liquid crystal displays.

This role will provide you with a unique opportunity to contribute to a wide variety of activities and help grow the current technology base as part of our Advanced Technology Solutions business.

Your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Designing MEMs sensors incorporating process design rules, an understanding of fundamental physics and CAD

  • Researching into associated technology areas to assess direction of work to reach end goal

  • Producing guidance and documentation to support the development and embedding of new technologies and processes

  • Undertaking process developments for R&D projects in the areas of MEM's sensors and displays

  • Understanding customer requirements and providing practical technical solutions to individual problems.

  • Preparing technical reports, test procedures, process specifications and other product documentation

  • Liaising with the SHE Team - to comply with and maintain ISO / BSOHS Accreditation

  • Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders / customers

Your skills and qualifications as a MEM's Fabrication Engineer/Scientist:


  • Degree/equivalent qualification or experience (fabrication/processing/engineering) in a relevant Engineering/STEM discipline

  • Knowledge and experience of Fundamental Physics

  • Experience in the operation of scientific equipment

  • Understanding in the design of experiments to verify problem solving


  • Experience and knowledge of Cleanroom working practices and equipment

  • Experience in CAD software

  • Understanding of MEMs process development

  • Experience in the design of sensors/devices

What we're looking for in you:

You must possess an adaptable and flexible approach to your work, with the ability to produce innovative and dynamic solutions for a range of products. You must also be organised, and able to work to specific project timescales with excellent communication skills and ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders.

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.