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Materials Qualification Engineer

Cambridgeshire   •  Benefits   •  Permanent, Full time

Our client is the industry leader in the manufacturing of industrial fabrics and composite materials. The organisation is currently seeking a Qualification Engineer for their Cambridgeshire based facility.

Qualification Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Review & interpret material specifications qualification test plans and associated test methods and to highlight to management any inconsistencies or contradictions.
  • Draft qualification test plans as required with line management support.
  • Generate test plans and overall project plans with line management support.
  • Undertake all aspects of test specimen preparation and generate defined physical chemical and mechanical test data - implementing and developing new test methods as required - and proposing & implementing agreed improvements to existing procedures & processes.
  • Investigate - with guidance & support - the reasons behind unexpected specimen failures.
  • Statistically analyse and accurately document test data and material performance conclusions in a technical report format with detailed discussions based on technical reasoning and management consensus.
  • Undertake project work in compliance with all relevant customer/material specifications quality standards and health safety & environmental (HSE) requirements - for self & others - & to maintain accurate records in support of said compliance.
  • To undertake ancillary tasks (including 5S LEAN continuous improvement etc.) in support of the day-to-day running of the Qualification department.

Qualification Engineer Requirements:

  • A technical background in an engineering or material science discipline (a working knowledge of FRP composite materials testing will be advantageous).
  • A hands-on approach to laboratory work combined with good attention to detail.
  • The ability to analyse test data - draw firm conclusions and where necessary - propose next steps.
  • The ability to write accurate and concise technical reports with detailed discussions based on technical reasoning.
  • Effective project management and communication skills and be able to work both independently and as a team member.
  • The ability to command the personal respect and confidence of colleagues and customers for technical ability.

Competitive salary and benefits in line with experience (Including Bonus).

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 3625
  • Posted: 29th March 2021
  • Expires: 26th April 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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