Material Scientist

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  • Location:

    Kidderminster, Worcestershire

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum + + excellent benefits

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    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Material Scientist

Ever wanted to work within Rocket Science? Here's your chance.

A cutting edge Aerospace & Defence organisation have a unique opportunity for a Material Scientist to join their team

The successful candidate will work as part of the wider team on all phases of the project life cycle including design, demonstration, development, production and customer support.

Extensive testing is carried out on materials, components to gather design data and verify performance.

Opportunities are available to work and lead on new research programmes investigating new advances in material technology.

Key responsibilities -

  • Construct rheological material test matrices for development, qualification, production proof, surveillance, investigations, material qualifications.

  • Prepare and conduct tests and trials in accordance with current and future processes.

  • Knowledge of general rheological tests (Tensile testing, DMTA, DSC, TMA, Bond testing).

  • Rheological analysis to determine mechanical properties.

  • Trend analysis of material batch's mechanical properties.

  • Understand inert, energetic and bonding material behaviour and failure modes.

  • Develop new material test techniques.

  • Provide input to technical and customer reports including reference to material mechanical properties e.g. development, qualification, surveillance.

Skills and knowledge required -

  • Materials Science degree.

  • Strong mathematical and physics capability.

  • Relevant experience with energetic material science is not expected but beneficial.

Are you interested in moving into this new and exciting field? To start your application click apply!