Qualification Engineer

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment Contracts
Location
Cambridge
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Qualification Engineer

Cambridgeshire

Permanent

Salary Negotiable

A Qualification engineer is required to work for industry leader in composite materials and industrial fabrics.

The suitable candidate will have a technical background within engineering or a material science discipline along with the following experience -

  • A hands-on approach to laboratory work combined with good attention to detail.
  • To analyse test data - draw from conclusions and where necessary - propose next steps.
  • The ability to write accurate and concise technical reports with detailed discussions based on technical reasoning.
  • To have effective project management and communication skills and be able to work both independently and part of a team.


Key Responsibilities

  • To be able to review & interpret material specifications, qualification test plans and associated test methods and to highlight to management any inconsistencies or contradictions.
  • 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.
  • Draft qualification test plans, as required with line management support.
  • To generate - with autonomy - detailed test plans and overall project plans.
  • Investigate - with autonomy - 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.
  • To undertake and champion ancillary tasks (including 5S, LEAN, continuous improvement, etc.) in support of the day-to-day running of the Qualification department.
  • 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 compliance.


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