Materials and Processes Engineer (Composites – Co Down)

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1351973

 Job Description

This is an ideal opportunity for a talented Materials & Process Engineer who has experience of composites within a manufacturing organisation.

Ref:  KKR-S8219

TechMet is sourcing an experienced Materials & Processes Engineer (Composites) for our client, a world-class, quality manufacturing organisation.    This is an ideal opportunity for a talented Materials & Process Engineer who has experience of composites within a manufacturing organisation.

The Role:

The post-holder will be responsible for researching, testing and the qualification of all materials in conjunction with current and new processes employed in composite components designed in-house. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Research, test and qualify new materials, for use in composite components that offer performance advantages in relation to those currently available
  • Co-ordinate with Universities and external organisations to define and participate in research projects that advance the state of the art of the materials and processes employed within our composite components
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the Engineering Team and other multi-disciplinary teams across the facility in all material related matters
  • Lead optimisation initiatives to bring about cost, weight and performance improvements in components designed and manufactured in-house
  • Lead all mechanical testing trials, ensuring they are conducted in accordance with the relevant standards and all test data is stored in the mechanical test database 
  • Lead shop floor trials investigating material behaviour throughout the manufacturing processes used on-site

The Person:

Ideal candidates will have:

  • A 3rd level qualification in Materials, Chemistry, Engineering or related discipline
  • A minimum of 2 years’ relevant background in composites, chemistry, materials or engineering.
  • Ideally have experience within a manufacturing environment, conversant with manufacturing techniques, testing standards and data analysis
  • Project management experience from initial research to implementation coupled with strong data analysis, decision making and problem solving skills

To apply please forward your CV (in Word format) using the link provided.

TechMet is a dedicated Engineering and Technical Recruitment Consultancy.  

The consultant managing your application will be an MEng or MSc qualified Engineer with experience in industry.  They are professionally qualified to advise on your technical suitability for this role or other vacancies.

To apply please forward your CV (in Word format) using the link provided, or for a confidential conversation on this or any other roles in the pipeline please telephone Sean Metrustry  (Director) on 028 9446 2620.

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