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Want to create a career somewhere you can make a difference, with cutting edge products and a great team of people?

Join one of the world’s most innovative technology companies

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.

Are you looking for a challenging career with purpose?

At Kromek, we help keep people safe. Our products provide high-resolution information on material composition and structure and are used in multiple applications, ranging from the identification of cancerous tissues to hazardous materials, such as explosives, and the analysis of radioactive materials.

Are you looking for a challenging career with a worldwide impact

Kromek Group plc is an international technology group. The products you work on will be deployed across the globe.

Kromek Physicists working

Current Vacancies

Innovation Coordinator for Intellectual Property and Funding

Sedgefield, County Durham, UK | Closing date: 31/12/2021

Kromek have an excellent opportunity for a graduate to develop skills to help the Group to enhance its innovation activities, generate funds and protect its Intellectual Property, skills which will become highly desirable in the commercial field.

Mechatronics Engineer

Sedgefield, County Durham, UK | Closing date: 22/12/2021

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.

Molecular Biologist

Sedgefield, County Durham, UK | Closing date: 22/12/2021

Kromek is looking for a full-time permanent molecular biology laboratory assistant to join the growing Biotechnology group. The laboratory assistant will be immediately responsible for the day to day running of the lab and maintenance of instruments. Working with the rest of the team, they will implement the protocols that are developed in-house, record the procedures followed and record all findings. They should be able to communicate and report to a diverse group of scientists and lay people.

Software Engineer

Sedgefield, County Durham, UK | Closing date: 22/12/2021

Kromek have an opportunity for experienced Software Engineer to join our System Engineering team. The person we are looking for must have good technical skills but equally must be familiar with software development best practices, such as Agile development, design patterns and software configuration management. They must be able to operate as part of a multi-discipline team in a highly dynamic environment and willing to travel on occasion.

Test Technician/Engineer

Zelienople, PA – USA | Closing date: 22/12/2021

Kromek are looking to add an additional Test Technician/Engineer to support our current direction in manufacturing to upgrade both test systems and data collection. This position will be responsible for providing troubleshooting and support of existing fixtures. Also, troubleshooting, debugging, and providing RMA support for legacy products.

Process Engineer

Zelienople, PA – USA | Closing date: 22/12/2021

Kromek has an immediate opening for a Process Engineer working in the engineering team reporting to the manufacturing manager. You will be focusing on semiconductor fabrication and final assembly processes as well as be responsible for detector fabrication processes, device assembly and quality testing.

Sustaining Engineer/ Product Owner

Head Office, Sedgefield – UK | Closing date: 31/12/2021

Kromek is looking for an Sustaining Engineer / Product Owner to join its team in Sedgefield. The successful candidate must have good technical skills and be familiar with a high mix product manufacturing environment. They must be able to operate as part of a multi-discipline team in a highly dynamic environment. They will be experienced in delivering robust solutions to ensure quality timely output.

Nuclear Products Applications Engineer

Head Office, Sedgefield – UK | Closing date: 31/12/2021

Kromek is looking for an Applications Engineer to join its team in Sedgefield. The successful candidate will become a key company point of contact for world leading nuclear products and their applications. The role will involve some travel, averaging approximately one week per quarter.

In-house Legal Counsel

Head Office, Sedgefield – UK | Closing date: 30/11/2021

As In-house Legal Counsel it will be your responsibility to translate the business case, responsibilities, and limitations in a contract with the customer, liaising directly with the CEO, COO and CFO, and the Commercial and Funded Programs teams. You will be involved in product development and delivery, consultancy projects from tender phase to the point of delivery, including any client / contract reviews. You will be dealing with the likes of the US Government, large, global OEMs and innovative partners including disruptive technology businesses and universities based largely in the UK, US, and China. 

Junior Buyer

Head Office, Sedgefield – UK | Closing date: 30/11/2021

Kromek have an opportunity for a Junior Buyer, reporting to the Procurement Manager who will be responsible for supporting in the day-to-day procurement activities to meet the operational needs of the business. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, keen to learn and have a strong work ethic. The role will involve sourcing goods and services as required to ensure inventory levels are maintained and negotiating best price and lead times. The role requires the ability to work under pressure and manage time and tasks effectively with a good eye for detail.

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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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