Qualification Engineer - Composite Materials - Cambs - £comp

Recruiter
Cranleigh Scientific
Location
Cambridge
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Qualification Engineer / Composite Materials / Cambridgeshire / Competitive salary

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

The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:
*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.

Qualifications:
*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


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