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XRF Support Field Service Engineer

Job Description:

Scientific & Medical Products (SciMed) is a leading distributor of scientific equipment covering the UK and Ireland and is the exclusive RIGAKU XRF Distributor. We are currently seeking an Field Service Support Engineer who will primarily be responsible for our XRF back up (X-ray Fluorescence). The successful applicant will be based either at our Stockport facility or at home. As part of the role, travel to customers throughout the UK (Primarily Southern Territory) will be required as well as occasional trips abroad for product training at manufacturer locations (mainly in the USA, Japan and Germany).

The role will involve mainly installation, commissioning, preventative maintenance and break down support.

It would be beneficial for the successful candidate to have prior experience of XRF or a similar spectroscopic technique. The desire to learn and develop an interest in other equipment supplied by the Company is essential.


£30,000-45,000 depending on qualifications current salary and experience + discretionary bonus

Car allowance + Pension+ BUPA

Essential requirements:

  • Experience servicing of other spectroscopic or advanced laboratory equipment technologies is essential.
  • Good electro-mechanical skills.
  • Direct XRF experience is of benefits
  • Willingness to travel
  • Minimum BSc level (chemistry, analytical sciences or bio-chemistry) for less experienced applicants
  • Flexibility. We are a small team and expect everyone to be prepared to adapt to new circumstances
  • Readiness to deal with instrument breakdowns, fault find and carry out necessary repair

Key result areas:

  • Become competent on the complete XRF product range offered by SCIMED
  • Ability to install new systems and train the users
  • Ability to respond to a customer break down call and resolve the issue, using all relevant support structures
  • Ability to learn other techniques as required

If you wish to apply, please forward your CV and covering letter by email to: or by post to: Paul Vanden Branden (Private and confidential), XRF Position, Scientific and Medical Products, Unit B4, Embankment business park, Stockport SK4 3GN

Closing date: As soon as suitable candidate is found

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