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Kromek Group plc creates cutting-edge radiation detectors for use in civil nuclear applications, medical equipment and security screening. We work for some of the largest organisations in the world and deal with mission-critical systems that simply cannot fail. We are one of only four companies that can manufacture CZT (a semiconductor material) and have turned this material into a range of radiation detectors and medical cameras, as well as developed systems and products used in the civil nuclear, medical and CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive materials) sectors.

We are an international technology company with a head office based in Sedgefield, County Durham, located on NETPark (North East Technology Park). We have three other facilities, one based in Huddersfield, UK and two based in America (Pennsylvania and California) and sell worldwide through a network of distributors.

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Current Vacancies

IT Systems Engineer

Sedgefield, County Durham, UK | Closing date: 31/01/2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced IT Systems Engineer to work in house to provide administration and support of both on-premise and global cloud infrastructure services whilst offering strong IT Help Desk break/fix support to a dynamic growing business.
Our IT infrastructure is crucial for providing business needs and empowering users productivity whilst also providing support for strong business growth and scalability.

Image Reconstruction Scientist

Sedgefield, County Durham, UK | Closing date: 31/01/2020

We have an opportunity for an experienced Image Reconstruction Scientist to join our team and play a leading role in the development of an innovative molecular breast imaging system based on semiconductor CZT detectors. We aim to use this technology to screen for breast cancer in women with dense breasts, replacing mammography for this application. The position is a part of a large medical imaging project aiming to combine a new radiation detection system design with innovative image reconstruction theory and algorithms to reduce the patient radiation dose and the scan time.

Simulation Physicist

Sedgefield, County Durham, UK | Closing date: 31/01/2020

We have an exciting opportunity for experienced Simulations and Modelling Physicist with knowledge and experience in Radiation Detection to join our existing team. You will play a leading role in the development of an innovative molecular breast imaging system based on semiconductor CZT detectors. We aim to use this technology to screen for breast cancer in women with dense breasts, replacing mammography for this application. The position is a part of a large medical imaging project aiming to combine a new radiation detection system design with innovative image reconstruction theory and algorithms to reduce the patient radiation dose and the scan time.

Mechatronics Engineer

Sedgefield, County Durham, UK | Closing date: 31/01/2020

As part of continued strategic growth, Kromek is looking for a Mechatronics Engineer to join the growing Biotechnology division. The Mechatronics Engineer will be responsible for the engineering hardware implementation. Working with the rest of the team, the Mechatronics Engineer will lead the design, development, manufacture and assessment of the automation hardware as well as owning all form factor and enclosure design.

Equipment Engineer

Sedgefield, County Durham, UK | Closing date: 31/01/2020

Kromek is looking for an Equipment Engineer to work on bespoke complex electromechanical systems in a fast-moving, uptime critical production environment.
The role will start with a period of cataloguing and documenting the current systems, moving on to defining systems and procedures to maximise uptime and availability.
The candidate will be responsible for all areas of plant and infrastructure that supports the production environment.

Business Development Manager – Nuclear Radiation Detection

Zelienople, Penns, USA | Closing date: 31/01/2020

This critical position will drive growth for the company’s radiation detection products in Nuclear Security and Defence sectors in the Americas. This will be achieved by building influence and technology adoption at government agencies, through technology and commercial alliances with industry stakeholders. This role builds customer relationships and negotiates, closes and executes on commercial agreements.

The successful candidate will also manage key relationships and initiatives with OEM customers for radiation detection solutions in industrial, environmental and security screening segments. As the key technical and business liaison to these OEM partners, the position will lead the collaborative interactions with internal and external technical and management teams.

Solid State Materials Engineer

Zelienople, Penns. USA | Closing date: 31/01/2020

This position will deliver both innovation and continuous improvement in Kromek’s compound semiconductor radiation detectors through a detailed understanding of crystal growth process and its implications on materials morphology and chemistry.

Semiconductor Physicist

Zelienople, Penns. USA | Closing date: 31/01/2020

This position will deliver both innovation and continuous improvement in Kromek’s compound semiconductor radiation detectors through a detailed understanding of semiconductor and surface properties and their implications through device performance and into applications performance.

Manufacturing Process Engineer Back End

Zelienople, PA, USA | Closing date: 14/02/2020

Kromek has an immediate opening for a Process Engineer who will own Kromek’s test and electronics assembly processes and report to the Director of Operations.

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Careers in physics at Kromek

We employ teams of physicists both in the UK and in the US.

What is it like working in our office locations

Kromek Headquarters

Kromek Group HQ

County Durham, UK

Our headquarters are based in Sedgefield in County Durham, situated on NETPark (North East Technology Park). The Park is one of the UK’s premier science, engineering and technology parks.

Kromek Huddersfield radiation detector lab

Neutron R&D Centre

Huddersfield, UK

Our Neutron Research and Development Centre is based in Huddlesfield. Located in the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, The centre facilitates business growth and actively promotes innovation.

Kromek California lab

Kromek California

California, USA

Our Californian office is based in Riverside, California.

Riverside boasts several distinctive neighborhoods that cater to both single professionals and to families.

Kromek Pennsylvania factory USA

Kromek Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, USA

Our Pennsylvania, office is based in Zelienople, Pennsylvania.

Zelienople is a small town with a great amount of charm and quaintness.

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