Materials Engineer

Location
Millbrook
Salary
£38,653.67 - £41,787.74 per annum DOE
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
08 Feb 2018
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity not to be missed! Calsonic Kansei is looking for a Materials Engineer to join the team based in Millbrook. Joining us on a full time permanent basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £38,653.67 - £41,787.74 per annum dependent on experience plus benefits.

Calsonic Kansei is a leading global manufacturing company supplying products to automotive OEM customers from more than 70 manufacturing facilities spanning several continents.

Our desire is to provide world-class automotive components and systems, be leaders in innovation and contribute to a sustainable society. Our product line includes Climate, Exhaust, Heat Exchange, Interior and Electronic Systems. We are aiming to achieve sustainable business growth through expansion of our product range & customer base.

We are looking to recruit a Materials Engineer to join our new development centre in Millbrook, Bedfordshire.

Role mission:

Contribute to the design & development of automotive components & systems using your material engineering knowledge & experience. Your development activities will support new product launch & the continuous improvement of current product competitiveness.

Key responsibilities of the Materials Engineer:

- New material approval for polymers & coatings - Technical and project management activity.

- Investigate & report the European region polymer & coating technologies & trends.

- Support material & chemical regulatory compliance of products.

- Control of laboratory activity for failure analysis of product.

Our ideal Materials Engineer will have the ability and experience to:

- Material Science & Engineering Degree or equivalent

- Experience in the development & industrial application of polymers & coatings.

- Practical laboratory experience.

- Self-motivated & well organised with a ‘Can Do’ attitude

- Eager to learn and develop

- Prepare & present technical data towards material approval achievement.

- Research all aspects of EU polymer & coating material market & compile technical reports.

- Organise & control laboratory analysis & prepare reports.

- Meet with customers & suppliers to discuss material development needs, issues & trends.

- Interface effectively across functions & regions.

- Conduct supplier audits.

Benefits of becoming the Materials Engineer:

- Group Personal Pension Scheme - Company Contribution up to 7%

- Company Sick Pay Scheme

- Hours – 39 per week Monday to Friday

- 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays

- Free Car Parking

- Life Assurance

If you think this is the right role for you, why not click ‘apply’ now to become our Materials Engineer. We’d love to hear from you!

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