Mechanical Test Technician

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
15 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Ref
CA1543
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

This large expanding company South of Cambridge are looking for Mechanical Lab Technicians.

Duties will include Mech Lab work (tests & preparation), must have good written and communication skills and ideally have relevant experience.

The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

  • Planning and executing internal mechanical testing projects and external DNV GL certified qualification projects to agreed deadlines.
  • Carrying out sample preparation, machining and mechanical testing according to standard test procedures on composite materials for Industrial and Wind Energy applications.
  • Communicating project/programme progress.
  • Preparing test reports and/or full technical reports.
  • Qualitative and quantitative interpretation of results, possibly with some statistical analysis.
  • Developing in-depth knowledge of the specific test standards used and how composite materials perform.
  • Contributing to the health, safety and environmental running of the laboratories.

Qualifications:

  • You will have an Engineering or Materials Science based degree or be an experienced technician with relevant BTEC or HNC wishing to develop their experience further.
  • An understanding of machining and mechanical testing techniques is essential.
  • Knowledge of materials science and/or understanding of mechanical behaviour of composite materials.
  • Good observational skills with the ability to qualitatively and quantitatively interpret data and make scientific inferences.
  • You must be an effective communicator and team worker.
  • You must have good report writing skills.
  • You must be able to use Excel and Word to present technical

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