17 May, 2018

Materials & Process Engineer

  • Anonymous
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK

Job Description

Job Title: Materials & Process Engineer
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Duration: 6 months

One of the world's leading Defence & Space companies are looking for a Materials & Process Engineer to work on space flight hardware in Stevenage, within the Materials Department. Current projects include E3000, Solar Orbiter, ExoMars Rover, Biomass and Eurostar Neo.

Job Profile

Provision of technical solutions to materials related issues which arise during the design, manufacture and test of flight hardware and the team mission of assuring correct materials qualification for mission specific requirements.

Using Materials Engineering knowledge and experience (properties and applications of a wide range of metallic and non-metallic materials for use in a space environment -radiation, thermal, vacuum) to support both Design and Manufacturing teams, plus identification of new materials and processes for future applications.

Working within a team of specialists or individually, interfacing with people at all levels - Shop Floor & Project Teams through to Management and Customers.

Key Tasks

· Providing Materials and Processes (M&P) support to Project & Equipment Procurement
· Support other Materials Engineers, Graduates and Apprentices
· Critique qualification, test plans and data analysis of data and approve test reports
· M&P support to R&D activities
· Propose and implement activities which will contribute to the M&P improvement plan
· Authorise changes to Parts Materials and Processes (PMP) documents
· Take part in Materials and Process Review Boards (MPCB) + Material Review Boards (MRBs)
· Advise on obsolescence and REACH issues
· Take part in reviews at all stages of product design, development and manufacture

Skills/Experience Required

· Relevant industrial experience
· Customer facing and results orientated work experience
· Practical application of Parts Materials and Processes (PMP) requirements - ECSS.Q.70
· Able to analyse and interpret data, draw conclusions and make recommendations
· Facilitation skills for leading problem solving and risk analysis
· ESA Approved MIP (Mandatory Inspections Points) inspector - European/US equipment
· Excellent communications, leadership and interpersonal skills

Education & Training

· Material Science or related Science Degree


· Occasional ad hoc UK and European travel will be part of the role

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency

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