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Material Qualification Engineer


Cambridgeshire (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 6033


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

Material Qualification Engineer Responsibilities:

  • 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; propose & implementing agreed improvements to existing procedures & processes. 
  • Investigate 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.
  • To undertake ancillary tasks (including 5S, LEAN, continuous improvement, etc.)

Material Qualification Engineer Requirements: 

  • Hold a technical degree in an engineering or material science discipline (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 and propose next steps. 
  • Effective project management and communication skills, and be able to work both independently and as a team member. 

Competitive salary and benefits in line with experience (Including Bonus).

Job Ref: 6033