Materials Science Engineer

Kelly Services
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently working on behalf of a world-leading Pharmaceutical company who is seeking an experienced Materials Design Engineer to join their Research & Development laboratory group based in Leeds.

The successful candidate will possess an MS in Materials Science Engineering, Metallurgy, Physics or a closely related discipline with 4 or more year's industry experience, or a BSc with 5 or more year's industry experience or a PhD with 2 or more year's industry experience.

As a self-motivated and analytical Materials Science Engineer you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise in advanced metals, materials processing, materials performance, microstructural science and the role microstructure has on properties. Also showing your understanding of physical metallurgy, mechanical behaviour, phase transformations and advanced microstructural characterisation. Expertise in super alloys and titanium based metals would be an advantage.

The right candidate will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their record of excellence in materials science and engineering. Your strengths will complement the existing research activities of the department and you will be given the time to develop your understanding of the orthopaedic device market and clinical and business needs. Becoming an expert will eventually allow you mentor others in this field.

Reviewing next-generation materials for instrument and implant application and provide advice on suitability and potential further evaluation requirements related technologies for medical devices used in the treatment of musculoskeletal joint diseases.

You will furthermore be given the platform to present your work to the Research and Development department along with key stakeholders, developing relationships across the company, showing your ability to successfully lead research projects and teams.

Alongside this, you will be participating in technical reviews of new technologies and product development opportunities and consulting with the internal and external scientific community to maintain state-of-the-art knowledge for application to experimental work and projects.

As a successful candidate, your strong communication and problem solving skills, together with your ability to work both independently and in collaboration with colleagues, will lay the foundations for you to thrive in this role. You will be working for a company which is built upon its exceptional working culture and strong employee values, and will be joining a successful team of skilled and dedicated professionals in a dynamic working environment.

This will be a 12 month contract role initially and will be based in Leeds, Yorkshire.

Also commutable from Bradford, Wakefield, Huddersfield, and York.

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