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Hexcel - Aerospace Technical Support Engineer

Duxford, UK


With our strong investment in research and development, and culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of industrial fabrics and composite materials. We invite you to join more than 6,000 people who work for Hexcel at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centres around the globe and join our “strength within.”

Hexcel is currently seeking an Aerospace Technical Support Engineer for our Duxford, UK location.

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

  • To provide direct technical guidance on material selection and processing techniques to designated customers. 
  • To provide comprehensive problem solving support to customers for materials, applications and processing.
  • To fully support the promotion of Hexcel’s existing and future material sales by developing working technical support partnerships with key customers/markets.
  • To generate specific user specifications and provide essential support to Product Management and R&T departments for the development of new products and applications.
  • To provide practical technical support for the introduction and qualification of materials to key customers and of new materials to selected markets.
  • To provide information on and prepare and maintain a fully comprehensive technical library, for composite materials, their processing and applications, in particular to support the creation of promotional and technical literature.  
  • To take a key role in preparing and providing internal and external training courses covering all Hexcel material groups, processes and applications. 


  • The jobholder will have a technical background in an engineering or science discipline and have appropriate experience with composite material production and applications.
  • Detailed knowledge of the Hexcel product range and performances, plus experiences of applications.
  • An understanding of material applications and process parameters is essential.
  • The jobholder will need to travel and work with an international base of customers.   To operate effectively and contribute to marketing and business objectives it is essential for the jobholder to have a high level of team working, organisation and communication skills.
  • The jobholder must support the company in presenting a good reliable image to customers.  He/she must relate to customer requirements and gain their confidence and respect for technical ability.
  • He/she should also command the personal respect and confidence of colleagues and customers.
  • Fluent English language skills both written and verbal.  A second European language would be desirable (French, German, Spanish)

Candidates must be eligible to work in the country where the position is based. Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fibre, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.


Listed: 13 Sep 2017

Expires: 13 Dec 2017