R&D Engineer

ASC Connections
£30000 - £40000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Research & Development Engineer

A global world class manufacturer, is looking to strengthen its team with the appointment of an experienced Research & Development Engineer.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking business which promotes training & development and further career progression. A market leading benefits package awaits the successful candidate.

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST have the ability to gain SC Clearance to be considered for this position

Benefits on offer:

* Childcare Vouchers
* Variety of health schemes to choose from
* Cycle 2 Work Scheme
* Pension up to 10% Employer Contribution
* Life Assurance
* Free Parking
* 25 days holiday + stats - (Buy & Sell Scheme)

Purpose of Role:

The successful candidate will be a key player in the development of new composite products and processes in a highly challenging & fast-paced environment working within the R&D engineering team.

The Successful Candidate:

* Experience in a similar role
* Excellent grounding in solid mechanics, stress analysis and material science
* Knowledge of composite materials desirable however training can be provided
* Highly motivated, with a keen ability to use own initiative
* Able to analyse and solve new engineering problems using first principles
* Willing to take hands-on approach to developing components, manufacturing processes and testing methods
* Clear open two-way communication skills
* Willing to work in both office based and workshop based environments

Responsibilities Overview:

* To engage in the design, development and analysis of novel structural composite components
* To implement design validation activities using first principle calculations and Finite Element Analysis
* To author design tools based on development project findings
* To complete detailed CAD models and drawings
* To carry out testing to validate component performance and material properties
* Develop new, novel and update current manufacturing processes
* To provide reports and documentation necessary to demonstrate product technology and manufacturing progression
* To clearly communicate actions and progress of engineering tasks in hand

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