Materials Test Engineer – Coatings, W. Midlands, UK

Our client, a rubbers, plastics and composites consultancy based in the West Midlands, are currently looking to recruit a Materials Test Engineer to test and analyse their coatings products amongst other materials.

The main roles and responsibilities of this Materials Test Engineer will be to prepare proposals and reports on the testing and testing methods of the materials. You will assist with project planning and implementation and will provide technical expertise to clients and customers where required. Working closely with the Sales and Consultancy teams, you will assist in the development of new test methods and will perform physical testing on a variety of samples. You will also help maintain the lab’s UKAS accreditation.

To be considered for this Materials Test Engineer position, you will be educated to degree level (or similar) in materials or polymer science or will have proven knowledge of the materials testing industry within an industrial setting. Able to demonstrate mechanical and material problem solving as well as physical testing of materials, you will ideally be aware of the design and installation of hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical or electrical systems. You will be IT literate with good communication skills and will be able to work without supervision on a day to day basis. The ability to speak an additional European language would be an advantage and you must be able to travel both nationally and internationally as and when required.

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