Materials specialist

Full time
Posted 1 month ago

Do you want to be challenged and work in a dynamic and stimulating environment? NanoXplore is the company for you!

You will have the opportunity to work for a fast-growing company that creates sustainable products that push the conventional boundaries in multiple industries. Innovation is part of our core values; and we encourage new ideas whether they are big or small.

What we offer:

  • RRSP/DPSP program
  • Group insurance program including medical and dental coverage;
  • Telemedicine program;
  • Employee and family assistance program;
  • Hybrid work environment;
  • Free on-site gym;
  • Regularly organized social events (potluck, BBQ and more);
  • Free coffee.

Job Purpose

The materials specialist will assist in the rapid development of new dry graphene products for composite materials and battery applications.


  • Conduct material process trials using home equipment and at equipment manufacturer sites;
  • Use various analytical laboratory techniques to test properties of the materials;
  • Maintain accurate and organized records of experiments and data;
  • Write reports and present findings to internal and external stakeholders ensuring clarity of communication and alignment with business objectives;
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as manufacturing, engineering, and sales to design and implement materials specifications;
  • Develop and validate test methods to evaluate the performance of materials;
  • Conduct literature reviews to stay up to date on the latest research and industry developments;
  • Troubleshoot issues with materials performance, testing apparatus, and make recommendations for improvement;
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines.


  • Bachelor or Master in Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related fields.


  • A strong academic background in materials and chemical processes;
  • Work experience in laboratory and/or industrial settings;
  • Fundamental understanding of the material comminution processes, the physical properties of powders, and material microstructure;
  • Experience in using analytical equipment for the testing of the micro- and nanomaterials;
  • Non-academic work experience of 1-3 years is an asset.

Skills, aptitudes

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively;
  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
  • Excellent time management.


  • Reliable;
  • Creative in finding technical solutions;
  • Adaptable in the face of shifting priorities;
  • Positive attitude;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work in a team environment on fast-paced projects.

Job Features

Job CategoryResearch and Development

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