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Composites Evolution Ltd - Materials & Process Engineer

Chesterfield, UK

Composites Evolution Ltd

Composite Materials and Process Development

Composites Evolution Ltd supplies innovative materials to the composites industry.  Our materials are used to enhance performance, reduce weight and improve environmental impact in a variety of market sectors, including automotive, motorsport, sporting goods, mass transport and consumer goods. We are passionate about helping our clients develop new approaches for their products, and we work with designers, converters and brand owners to utilise our materials in their designs. Our products include fibres, resins and intermediates developed to suit a wide range of composite moulding processes and applications.

We are now looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Materials & Process Engineer to join our team. The role will primarily encompass:

  • Developing innovative cost-effective composite materials and their associated processing techniques.

  • Production of prototype materials and parts.

  • Testing, validation and economic assessment of composite materials and applications.

  • Support to the implementation of production equipment.

  • Liaison with suppliers, collaborators and customers.

  • Preparation and presentation of technical reports.

The size and ambition of the company means that there will also be opportunities for involvement in other activities and business areas, and our philosophy is to allow individuals to grow with the company. We are looking for someone with the following essential skills and experience:

  • A strong background in a relevant science or engineering discipline such as chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, etc.

  • Hands-on experience with the production and testing of composite materials and/or components.

  • A practical approach to problem solving.

  • The ability to plan and execute work across multiple projects.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • The ability to communicate technical ideas clearly through both writing and presentations.

  • Computer literate.

Desirable, but non-essential, skills and experience are as follows:

  • A higher degree in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

  • A background in thermosetting resin chemistry.

  • A background in thermoplastic processing.

  • Previous experience of prepreg production.

  • Previous experience of project management.

This is an exciting opportunity to take a leading role at the cutting edge of the composite materials industry and we can offer excellent prospects for dedicated individuals.

Composites Evolution is located in Chesterfield, within a modern office and workshop environment. Chesterfield is a much sought-after location on the edge of the Peak District National Park, one of the most beautiful areas of the UK.

The salary will be in the range of £25,000 - £35,000 per annum depending on experience.


Listed: 20 Dec 2016

Contact: Brendon Weager

Email: info@compositesevolution.com

Telephone: +44 1246 266 248

Website: www.compositesevolution.com