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Materials Science Engineer - Tribology

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Published
05-01-2019
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Published:
05-01-2019
Expires:
19-01-2019
Job id:
LJA-69356585
Job type:
Contract/project
Salary level
£38.00 - £40.00  per hour
Job sector:
Engineering and Science

An exceptionally successful and busy manufacturing company in the Huddersfield area require a Materials Science Engineer to join the Materials Engineering function within the Technology department.

- The Materials Science Engineer will utilise knowledge of materials, with particular emphasis on tribology, corrosion and oxidation.
- You will Identify, analyse and recommend the most suitable materials and engineering solutions for a high profile and innovative technology development.  
- You will provide expert opinion with regards to test planning, analysis of test samples and data and determine the most suitable Materials Science and Engineering solutions for the valve shaft to bush interface which will experience temperatures up to 760 °C.
- Responsible for developing, planning and organising appropriate tests to evaluate the corrosion and oxidation performance of a wide range of shaft and bush materials.
- Responsible for developing detailed, robust Materials Engineering specifications for relevant shaft and bush materials.
- Utilise materials characterisation equipment, such as metallographic preparation, optical microscopy and scanning electron microscopy.
- Use of tribological test and analysis equipment, such as a tribometer and an interferometer

The successful Material Science Engineer:

- Batchelors or above in Materials Science / Engineering or an equivalent work experience in Materials Science and Engineering or a relevant discipline area is required.
- Demonstrable track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making.
- Significant technical and practical experience of tribology, preferably with knowledge and experience of high temperature applications.
- Knowledge of materials used in high temperature, dry lubricated tribological environments is preferred.

If you are interested and would like to apply, please immediately apply to be considered

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Published:
05-01-2019
Expires:
19-01-2019
Job id:
LJA-69356585
Job type:
Contract/project
Salary level
£38.00 - £40.00  per hour
Job sector:
Engineering and Science
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