About Ossila

Founded by academics from the University of Sheffield, Ossila is a multiple award-winning SME in the materials science sector. We serve the international scientific community by providing a range of affordable, high-quality products that enable faster, smarter research. Our mission is to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery by providing standardised materials and equipment with improved performance, lowered costs, and excellent customer support.

Approximately 75% of our sales are exported to over 1000 institutions in nearly 90 countries, and we have many of the world’s leading research institutions as customers. We recently won an Institute of Physics Award for innovation, and a Queens Award for international trade. Our student employees have also won Regional and National-level Student Employee of the Year Awards.


Sorry, there are no open vacancies.

Company Benefits

Ossila is a small and friendly company with around 30 staff based in Sheffield. We provide the following benefits:

  • Flexible working around core hours (10am-4pm)
  • Enrolment with private health insurance (Westfield)
  • Company pension
  • Shared parental leave

As a small but growing business we believe that the single biggest benefit we offer is the ability to gain responsibility, learn, and grow as a professional.

How to Apply

To apply, send a CV and cover letter to

We are unfortunately unable to sponsor UK work visas. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK at the time of application (either an EU/EEA national or valid UK visa holder).

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