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Technical Assistant

Cambridgeshire - Salary £24,000 - £29,000

We are seeking a cleanroom Technical Assistant to work for a technology company near Huntingdon.

This vacancy will be offered on a 2 year fixed term contract. This role will be full time and require the individual to work 2 shifts on a rotating basis:

Shift A - Monday to Friday 6.30am to 2.30pm each day with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.
Shift B - Monday to Friday 12.30pm to 8.30pm each day with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.

The salary for this role is circa £20-24k per annum plus an additional 20% shift premium.


To provide skilled support to Technology Development projects by fabricating and testing a range of printed electronics devices using industrial printers in a cleanroom environment. In addition, to develop new processes and capabilities under engineering supervision, including documenting and reporting of results.


• Prepare solutions for printed electronics material for device fabrication.
• Preparation of glass substrates.
• Coating of polymer solutions on substrates using thin film deposition techniques such as inkjet printing, slot die coating and screen printing.
• Cathode deposition and encapsulation.
• Singulation and evaluation of devices.
• Working with Engineers on the introduction of new methods to improve device fabrication processes and failure analysis.
• Routine testing of printed electronics devices, supporting development of specialist testing of devices including Charged Couple Device (CCD) photometry.
• Maintenance of consumables stock levels required for fabrication of required devices.
• Consistent and accurate data collection and entry into database during device fabrication.
• Present data and key findings back to the group in the weekly technical meeting.


• Educated to HNC/HND/Degree level in Engineering or a Science based discipline.
• Experience in a laboratory/clean room environment will be a significant asset. Note that the successful candidate will be spending a large proportion of their working day in a cleanroom environment. This requires the position holder to wear a cleanroom suit for a proportion of the day.
• This role requires the position holder to work in a darkroom for some of the working day.
• Experience of glove box handling would be advantageous and strong fine motor skills and dexterity are a requirement of the role.
• Experience of Windows OS and Microsoft Office products is highly desirable as these will be used on a daily basis.
• Experience working according to Clean Room standards would be preferable.

key words: process technician process operator process coordinator manufacturing technician manufacturing operator cleanroom operator clean room operator clean room technician laboratory technician lab technician analytical technician analytical chemist chemical engineer chemical engineering materials technician qc technician

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