Graduate Physicist

Are you an enthusiastic and curious individual who loves using science and technology to solve complex problems? Are you a passionate learner who is always trying to expand your horizons? Do you want to join a dynamic, growing international business with excellent career development opportunities?

We are looking for an exceptional, energetic, hard-working and hands-on enthusiastic physicist to join our group of world class scientists and technologists. You will have a passion for science and technology and will use a combination of innovation, flexibility and technical excellence to meet and exceed our customers’ often demanding requirements and tight development timescales.

We offer:

  • A multitude of exciting projects working with our clients in the medical, industrial, consumer and food and beverage sectors.
  • The opportunity to work as part of a world-class team of scientists, engineers and technologists.
  • A dynamic, supportive working environment focused on innovation, agility, quality and results.
  • Well-equipped laboratory facilities and including specialist laboratories for electronics, optics, chemistry, environmental testing, microscopy, microbiology, sensory evaluation and more

The opportunity

Sagentia Innovation is seeking a graduate physicist to join our Applied Science team, to create, analyse and develop new technologies. We solve complex problems using world-class scientific skills on a wide range of projects which involve a combination of:

  • Creative problem solving and concept generation.
  • Feasibility assessment informed by theoretical assessment, mathematical modelling and laboratory experimentation.
  • Proof-of principle demonstration in which our ideas are rapidly brought to life.
  • Technology scouting.

The successful candidate will be expected to make a solid contribution to a group with core business in the consumer, food and beverage, medical and industrial sectors. You can find examples of previous projects here.

Key responsibilities

  • Design and execution of laboratory experiments.
  • Technology feasibility assessment & design.
  • Modelling and data analysis.
  • Innovation workshop participation and facilitation.
  • Presenting results and deliverables to clients.
  • Supporting sales activities with technical content and helping to define and scope new projects.

Experience & Qualifications

Candidates must have a degree in Physics or a degree with a strong Physics content (2.1 or above) and:

  • Expertise in areas such as optics, electronics, sensors, electromagnetics, ultrasonics etc.
  • Proven ability to develop novel systems in the laboratory.
  • Proven scientific analytical skills such as mathematical modelling.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A proven track record of planning and undertaking laboratory work safely.

Career Development

We are committed to career development and make a focussed effort to offer bespoke training and mentoring to allow our staff to thrive within their environment and realise personal potential.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.


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