Composite Material Engineer

Location: Netherlands, Netherlands Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Sean Tierney

Gold Group seek an experienced Composites Materials Engineer to join a world leading Wind Turbine Blade Design Team. Reporting to the Head of Materials Engineering in this role you will be supporting the business as a whole in the understanding and the development of the usage of all composite materials and processes.

With specific focus on R&D opportunities to drive performance and capabilities, and forensic analysis to ensure reliability. The ideal candidate will need to be able to work with an open and flexible approach whilst achieving outcomes on accuracy and quality.

The job covers all aspects of composite engineering from concept evaluation, supplier evaluation through to production optimisation. Applicants need to have an engineering background and have a expert understanding of composite materials, plus have good communication skills at all levels.

What you will be doing:

* Monitor and understand latest trends in composite materials and processing to determine potential performance or development opportunities.

* Work closely with composite material suppliers to drive developments, and harness opportunities from the products they have available

* Support the Design Department and other engineering functions with composite materials and process selection, to meet their requirements.

* Maintain Composite Materials Test and Analysis capabilities. Develop testing capabilities where required and review the methods being used.

* Collate and publish data using statistical analysis methods, to support the mechanical and structural engineers.

* Characterise failures on components to discover causes and recommend revisions to prevent re-occurrence.

* Report writing to document findings and report back to the relevant parties.

* Devise and support the development of process specifications for composite manufacturing and adhesive bonding, and other processes within the business relating to composite materials quality.

* Provide liaison between Design Engineers, production, and manufacturing sub-contractors to optimise component production, and composite manufacturing processes.

* Devise, perform, and report on test programs related to composite materials performance as requested.

* Coordinate R&D projects relating to composite materials technologies

Interviews are being held immediatly so if this opportunity sounds interesting we suggest you apply immediatly to not miss out!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here:

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