Senior Manufacturing Research Engineer

Recruiter
BMC Recruitment Group Ltd
Location
Blyth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1173940362
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary - Up to £55,000 plus Annual bonus up to 10% salary +28 days holiday + 9 bank holidays + Double Match contribution pension scheme + cash health scheme + Life Assurance 4x annual salary.
Our Clients vision is to be a leading international institution in terms of innovative technology solutions in the Offshore Renewables Energy Sector. They develop and deliver the most cutting-edge projects, focussing on the new frontiers being pushed by the sector.
Role Purpose: To assist 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
* Articulate the organisation's offering in the area of materials for blades - benefits and savings to sponsors, developers, finance and insurance parties alike. This also involves discussing client requirements and implementing those ideas
* Contribute to the formulation of national and European R&D projects
* 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
Qualifications/Experience-
* 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 work with multiple partners to deliver a successful project.
* Ability to communicate project results as reports, papers and presentations as appropriate.
* Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Project Directors,
* Senior Management (internal & external).
* Innovative and creative thinking.
* Problem solving - dealing with conflicting requirements.
* Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.
* High capacity for change and the ability to adapt.
* Ability to work to tight deadlines and within a highly pressured environment

Similar jobs

Similar jobs