XRF Spectroscopist, Metals

XRF Spectroscopist, Metals

Ref: 19788


Our Client is a leading worldwide commodity surveyor, analyst and consultant company who have recently expanded their site in NW England


They are looking for a Senior X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopist in their Metallurgy site with expertise related to the analysis of metals and minerals by wavelength & energy dispersive X-Ray techniques.


The post will require the candidate to have at least 5 years experience in this particular field of spectroscopy, preferably related to the metallurgical commodity sector.


The ideal candidate would be expected to demonstrate:

  • A good understanding of wavelength & energy dispersive X-Ray practice and theory
  • Experience with PANalytical Axios wavelength spectrometers would be an advantage
  • A good understanding of fluxing and fused glass bead techniques
  • A good understanding of calibration and internal standardization principles
  • A good understanding of instrument performance monitoring and QC control
  • Be capable of demonstrating a proven track record in X-Ray spectrometry
  • Be able to act in a troubleshooting / mentoring capacity during overseas projects
  • Be familiar with the requirements of ISO 17025:2005 accreditation systems


The successful candidate must command good interpersonal and supervisory skills, having the ability and vision to take a leading supporting technical role within an already established and accomplished workforce. The role to be UK based, but short term overseas travel in an X-RAY technical capacity will be a component of the role.


Role: Permanent

Location: North West England

Salary: Negotiable + Benefits


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Contact Details:
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Lori Fitton

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