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Chemical Process Engineer

Materials

Cambridgeshire (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 6038

Description

Our client is the industry leader in the manufacture of composite materials and seek a Chemical Process Engineer. The Chemical Process Engineer will be based at their Cambridgeshire UK manufacturing facility. As the Chemical Process Engineer you will hold a Chemical Engineering or relevant degree with practical scale up experience and expertise in the manufacturing of materials by resin infusion/injection working within a manufacturing/production/process development environment.


Chemical Process Engineer Responsibilities:

  • The preparation of composite test laminates by RTM or infusion processes.
  • Planning / scheduling of test laminate manufacture by laboratory technicians to maximise efficiency and throughput. Identification,  procurement and commissioning of new process equipment for R&D purposes
  • Expanding capabilities; including identification,  procurement and commissioning of new process equipment for R&D purposes
  • Developing expertise in the manufacture of composite materials by resin infusion/injection processes to become the expert within the R&T team.
  • Researching and developing new process methods for liquid composite moulding.
  • Coordinating maintenance of laboratory injection/infusion equipment with internal and external maintenance engineers.
  • Suggest and implement quality and productivity improvements to processes, equipment and working practices.
  • Maintaining and improving health and safety standards within the laboratory, including performing risk assessments.
  • Writing and updating equipment user manuals, and preparing technical reports.
  • Attending technical seminars / conferences to follow industry trends and technology developments.

Chemical Process Engineer Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • A Chemical Engineering or relevant degree or higher qualification or HNC equivalent with significant experience in a hands-on technical role.
  • Competent to plan and schedule laboratory resources.
  • Practical experience of working in a materials science, process development or engineering environment.
  • Preferably have experience of working with and responsibility for process equipment.
  • Keen eye for detail and practically minded.
  • Able to demonstrate a proactive and methodical approach to work.
  • Competent to work safely in a process laboratory and to identify and lead safety improvements
  • Must be able to accurately and concisely record experimental results.
  • Must able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
  • Strong team player – able and willing to actively contribute to project team.


Role: Chemical Process Engineer
Pay Rate: Competitive Salary
Package: 10% Bonus (Has paid out for last 5 years), Flexi-hours, 25 days holiday, enhanced pensions scheme, on site canteen, free parking, various company benefits
Job Type: Monday – Friday, Permanent role
Industry: Aerospace / Composites / Automotive / Materials 
Location: Cambridge

Job Ref: 6038