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Technologist (L1)

We are looking for a Technologist to join the R&D Team at Victrex! You will design, plan, and deliver experimental projects to enable the delivery of technical objectives for R&D and support scale-up and prototyping activities.


The Role

The current programmes we have underway are focussed on development of new PAEK compound and Film products alongside optimisation of existing technologies. As part of the R&D Design team you will support initial technical feasibility assessments on projects.

In addition to the above, you will be responsible for:

  • Evaluating, interpreting and communicating results of experimental programs and make recommendations for future work direction in support of project objectives.
  • With responsibility for Safety, Health and Environment standards for laboratories and pilot facilities, you will design experimental procedures to promote safe working practices in line with all relevant internal and external regulations.

Your Experience

In terms of experience, the successful candidate will have a degree or higher in chemistry/material science (or a relevant scientific discipline) or will have significant demonstrable experience in a laboratory or polymer processing environment. You will have strong analytical skills with experience of the use of statistical and data management tools in the interpretation of experimental results.

Excellent communication and team-working skills are critical to achieve success in this role, together with experience in delivering project outcomes.

Our Offer to You

In addition to a competitive salary we also provide a range of attractive benefits, including company pension, private medical insurance, 29 days annual leave – not to mention you will be enrolled in the company’s bonus scheme too!


Victrex values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Please talk to us about flexible working.

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