Senior Materials Engineer
A Senior Materials Engineer with strong working knowledge of material science/metallurgy is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client> based in Bristol
Overview of the Senior Materials Engineer contract role
Major Tasks and Activities:
Production of technical justifications for the use of materials which do not meet all the requirements imposed on the product
Review of Material sections of ITT Contractor Responses
Review and assessment of Contractors deliverables
Reviews of other technical documents' materials contents
Additional Key Accountabilities:
To ensure that banned materials are not used on the product
To ensure that Hazardous materials are only used when necessary, are subject to proper Technical justification and approval, and, are documented and labelled in strict accordance with Project and Regulatory requirements
To ensure similar appropriate processing and documentation are applied to materials subject to application restrictions
To ensure that all MoD Policy on materials used in RN Warships is strictly observed
The Role will be responsible to the Engineering Manager for the delivery of their work packages within the agreed budget and timescale.
Product Safety and Environmental
The role shall be responsible for making him/herself aware of the product safety and environmental implications of their role and ensure that they operate in full compliance with the Project's Product Safety and Product Environmental Management Plans
The role shall immediately raise any concerns regarding the safety of a product, or the application of safety and environmental processes with their line manager or the Engineering Authority (Director).Key skills required for the Senior Materials Engineer
Ideally the role should have 3 years' experience in a Materials Engineering / Science role and have significant Materials selection and/or materials management experience in an industrial manufacturing environment. Again, ideally, this would have been gained in a marine / MoD / design / development context.
Applicants with a Materials background that do not formally match these requirements but who are nevertheless genuinely keen to develop a career in Materials are encouraged to apply.Qualifications
Formal degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Materials Science, Chemistry, Metallurgy, etc.) or equivalent experience / qualification.
Member of an appropriate professional institution an advantage
Chartered status or working towards Chartered status an advantageThe role is based in < Bristol - commutable from Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Worcester, Cirencester, Swindon, Devizes, Trowbridge, Bath, Taunton, Bridgwater, Weston-Super-Mare, Newport and Cardiff>
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