The Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), situated in Grenoble, France, and founded by France, Germany and the United Kingdom, is Europe’s leading research facility for fundamental research using neutrons. The ILL operates the brightest neutron source in the world, reliably delivering intense neutron beams to 40 unique scientific instruments. The Institute welcomes more than 2000 visiting scientists per year to carry out world-class research in solid-state physics, crystallography, soft matter, biology, chemistry and fundamental physics. The “Projects and Techniques Division”, which is responsible for the development of the ILL’s instruments and for technical support, currently has a vacancy :
Mechanical Production Technician (m/f)
As part of the Neutron Optics Service (SON) of the Projects and Techniques Division, the Multilayers Group is responsible for the manufacture and characterisation of neutron “supermirrors” for the ILL’s scientific instruments.
Your main duties will be to:
This post is permanent.
Generous company benefits (expatriation allowance), relocation assistance and language courses may be offered (for more information, please consult our employment conditions )
Qualifications and experience:
Ideally, you should also have the following:
As an international research centre, we are particularly keen to ensure that we also attract applicants from outside France. You must have a sound knowledge of English and be willing to learn French (a language course will be paid for by the ILL). Knowledge of German would be an advantage.