Senior Research Engineer - Materials Technology
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Reference: 755395 | Status: Accepting applications

Category: Engineering

Location: MTC Coventry

Salary: £44,000

Type: Permanent

Published date: Friday 20 May 2022

Closing date: Thursday 01 September 2022

Senior Research Engineer - Materials Technology

The Vacancy

This Senior Research Engineer role is based within the Materials Technology department of Component Manufacturing Technology.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Technical leadership of project and/or work package portfolio up to ~£1m, and of strategic initiatives
  • To generate new project ideas in alignment with the theme’s strategy.
  • To lead the development of proposals and the engagement with existing customers to win repeat business.
  • Liaise with MT Product Development Manager and Technology Manager to keep them up to date with capability offerings and to identify business development opportunities
  • To provide technical leadership, mentoring and coaching to other staff while undertaking training to progress your own career development.
  • To work in accordance with MTC procedures as set out in the company’s Business Management System, compliant with ISO9001:2008. 
  • Provide technical support to all REs, AREs and SREs
  • Adhere to MTC’s Health and Safety policies in full;
  • Adopt the MTC’s RIGHT practices in the work place.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • MSc or PhD/EngD in Mechanical engineering, design, or relevant Engineering degree

Practical knowledge of:

  • Bespoke design and machine integration knowledge
  • CAD packages 

Theoretical knowledge of:

  • Casting processes, materials and applications.
  • Powder-binder formulations for making slurries and feedstock materials for powder metallurgy processes and applications.
  • Powder sintering processes and applications.

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