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Material Scientist

Material Scientist

Job Description

For over 180 years, Bureau Veritas’ passion has been supporting clients to protect their brand, assets and businesses through our expertise in the areas of conformity assessment and certification of quality, health, safety, environment and social responsibility. Our clients know that with BV on their side, nothing is left to chance. With over 58,000 employees in 145 countries worldwide, Bureau Veritas has the resources to serve in virtually any geographical region. In the U.S, we offer exciting national and expatriate global employment opportunities in the areas of inspection, testing, code compliance, engineering and consulting services.

Bureau Veritas North America, Inc. has an opening at its Kennesaw, GA facility for a highly motivated Microscopist/Material Scientist to work, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, on projects involving the characterization of unknown residues, material failures, nanomaterials, and other investigative projects from a wide variety of industries.  The successful candidate will have a strong materials science, geology, or forensics background with an emphasis on microscopical evaluations.  They must be a hands-on, innovative worker with excellent communication skills. The primary responsibility of the Microscopist/Material Scientist will be to develop investigative strategy for each project, conduct or lead each investigation, construct a written report on findings, and interact with clients.  The successful candidate will have a strong background and technical expertise in Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Microanalysis (SEM/TEM/EDS), and a demonstrated ability to apply these skills to solving complex materials problems.  The position will require interaction with clients and develop future business. 
Specific responsibilities include:

•       Developing investigative strategies and conducting analyses

•       Interfacing with clients

•       Developing new microscopy capabilities

•       Training staff

•       Giving presentations to both clients and at professional meetings 


•       B.S., M.S, Ph.D. in Material Science, Geology, or related field

•       5+ years of hands-on experience in electron microscopy using a broad range of microscopy tools and techniques

•       Background in equipment maintenance

•       Experience with problem solving and investigative techniques on a wide variety of materials

Job Requirements

Desired Skills

•       Ability to work collaboratively within a team of scientists

•       Ability to work independently

•       Excellent written and oral communication skills

•       Demonstrated track record of a systematic approach to problem solving
•       Strong interpersonal and technical management skills

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Science
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Consulting, Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID HSE1758
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Material Scientist

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