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Senior R&D Engineer

Job Reference: HQ31668_1521997302
Location: Oxfordshire
Discipline:/ Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£36000 to 45000 per Annum

Job Type: Permanent

Senior R&D Engineer

A global manufacturer of safety critical components, is looking to strengthen its team with the appointment of an experienced Senior R&D Engineer.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking business which can provide exceptional personal development & career progression for the successful candidate.

Benefits on offer:

* 25 days holiday stats
* Health
* Pension Scheme
* Life Assurance
* Free Parking
* Gym membership at reduced rates
* On Site Canteen

Purpose of Role:

The Senior Research & Development Engineer will be responsible for the development of new composite products and processes in a highly challenging and fast-paced environment.

The Successful Candidate:

* Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
* At least 4 years' experience in a similar role
* Strong technical understanding and proven track record of developing composite technologies from a low technology readiness level
* Experienced in composite manufacturing techniques using both thermoset & thermoplastic matrices
* Able to analyse and solve new engineering problems using first principles
* Background in Solid Mechanics, Stress Analysis & Material Science
* Hands-on approach to developing components, manufacturing processes and testing methods

Responsibilities Overview:

* Lead the development of structural composite components
* Ensure projects are delivered in accordance with key milestone dates, customer deliverables and within budget
* Create & develop relationships with selected development partners to build in-house capabilities
* Management of all product requirements through engagement with all parties
* Implement design validation activities using first principle calculations and oversee FEA
* Author design tools based on development project findings
* Create detailed CAD models and drawings
* Carry out testing to validate component and material performance
* Develop new and update current manufacturing processes
* Provide reports and documentation necessary to demonstrate product technology and manufacturing progression
* Maintain industry, customer and competitor awareness to influence internal technology roadmap
* Clearly communicate actions and progress of engineering tasks in hand

For more information please email your CV to:

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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