We have an exciting vacancy for a Materials Scientist in our TFP Technology Team to provide
technical support to colleagues and customers throughout the business. The jobholder will be
required to work closely with both customers and suppliers; supporting research projects and
progressing new product developments from inception to commercialization.
One of the primary responsibilities of this role will be to work with the Senior Technologist to
undertake activities relating to regulatory compliance. This will include Strategic Export
Control, raw material site approvals, product safety data sheet generation and other associated
Additionally, the jobholder will cover a wide range of activities including completing and
directing laboratory-based feasibility work, coordinating trials on production machines and
supporting and directing collaborative R&D projects.
After competency has been gained in the above areas, the jobholder may also be trained to
operate the TFP Pilot Line and may have some responsibility for cleaning and basic
maintenance of the machine. In order to fulfill this requirement the jobholder will be required
to drive a FLT.
The jobholder’s time will be split between the TFP Technology office, lab, pilot line facility and
production areas. There will also be an occasional requirement to attend international trade
shows, and to visit both supplier and customer sites. Candidates should be highly motivated and
relish a varied role within a team of interdisciplinary industrial scientists. Candidates will need a
probing mind and must be able to prioritise workload according to business needs. Candidates
must be qualified to degree level in a Science or Engineering subject.
Why Technical Fibre Products?
Technical Fibre Products (TFP) is a speciality wet-laid nonwoven manufacturer, producing a diverse range of high performance veils and mats for an array of challenging applications. TFP primarily operates within the Automotive and Aerospace markets whilst also providing cutting edge solutions in the Defence, Energy, Consumer Electronics, Industrial, Construction and Healthcare markets. Our customers are leaders in their chosen fields.
Our core capability is working in partnership with customers to provide solutions for technically demanding challenges. Whilst the portfolio readily provides immediate solutions, many products are developed specifically to meet the unique needs of customers for both high and low volume requirements.