Geologist/XRD Analyst - Mineralogical Laboratories

About Us

Hafren Scientific is a rapidly expanding natural resources geological consultancy.

We are a global group of companies with a multi-disciplinary team working in a variety of sectors, including the energy, construction and geo-technical/geo-environmental sectors. Our work includes supporting the current drive for critical raw materials to supply the battery mineral circular economy and the Government's commitment to a net zero waste agenda.

About this role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the specialist XRD team based at X-ray Mineral Services, Colwyn Bay, North Wales.

The role briefly comprises the interpretation of data produced by our state-of-the-art XRD instrumentation, using a variety of specialist software packages, cross-validation of the data using elemental data and presentation of the results to the client.

You would work as part of a team but have individual responsibility for project completion.

You will be required occasionally to travel both within the UK and overseas to visit clients and to represent the company at conferences and exhibitions.

About you

You will have a geology degree, a suitable post-graduate qualification and a minimum of two to three years of relevant postgraduate experience in the field of XRD including Rietveld for geological applications and materials science. Experience in mining or petroleum geology would also be advantageous. Other relevant fields of experience include XRF, ICP, FTIR, and Raman spectroscopy, as is work experience in the raw materials sector.

The right candidate will

  • Be motivated by independent learning
  • Have good data visualisation skills
  • Have an excellent level of attention to detail
  • Have relevant geological experience / background

How to apply

Send your CV with covering letter to Joanna Jones, General Manager joannajones@xrayminerals.co.uk

Please note that applicants must have indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

Closing date for applications - 30th November 2021

posted: 05 November 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.