Blade Manufacturing Research Engineer

Recruiter
CDM Recruitment
Location
Blyth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
1173939842
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an opportunity available for an experienced Research Engineer to join the blades manufacturing department in a reputable renewable energy company in based in Northumberland. As an integral part of their research team you will provideresearch, technical support and innovative collaboration.

You will be responsible for assistance to the Blades Research Leader in developing products, services and solutions in the area of blades. Developing a research profile in the area of Blade Manufacturing that will feed into the R&D strategy and generate public funded and commercial activity in this Knowledge Area.

Key Responsibilities,

* Develop innovative products and services in the area of Manufacturing for wind and tidal blades.

* Build and deliver a portfolio of R&D projects

* Assist in the dissemination of project results as appropriate

* Build and deliver a portfolio of commercial projects

* Assist in the development of the R&D strategy and an R&D programme for materials relating to blades

* Assist Senior Researchers with technical contributions in consultancy projects

* Build effective networks, relationships and communications with key Universities and research establishments

* Ensure the technical and scientific quality of the deliverables related to research in the field of materials for blades

* Engage with customers and support commercial activities related to materials for blades

To succeed in this role the blade manufacturing research engineer must have and be able to demonstrate the following:

* A degree (or equivalent) in engineering or a related discipline

* PhD desirable

* High level of experience in the delivery of R&D projects

* Experience in commercial and R&D projects related to blade manufacturing

* Experience in blade design desirable

* Ability to use first principles and empirical equations to support ongoing research and techno-economical modelling

* Understanding of the challenges related to blade design and manufacturing

* Ability to communicate project results as reports, papers and presentations as appropriate

* Problem solving - dealing with conflicting requirements.

* Ability to work to tight deadlines and within a highly pressured environment

If you have experience in research or blade manufacturing or maybe both and meet the requirements above, feel free to contact me on (phone number removed) or send your CV to the email address provided

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