Research Materials Engineer (Graduate)


Plymouth, United Kingdom
Job Type

We are looking for a Research Materials Engineer to join a reputable manufacturing firm based in the Estover area.

Main duties and responsibilities will be supporting and assisting the line manager with materials development and testing. You will be dealing with materials support of research & development test procedures and methodologies.

The successful applicant will have a  good understanding of polymers, chemistry and material science,  development and testing of materials. Preferably you will have a good understanding of Polyurethanes (chemistry, properties, processing and application) and general polymer processing (mixing, casting, testing). Ideally you will have knowledge or experience of Epoxies, Composites, Polyurea and PE Foams.

You will have the following attributes;

  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to learn/ develop
  • Excellent report writing
  • Project management of development / R&D programme
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Leadership qualities / aspirations
  • Ability to work in a fast paced / dynamic environment

You will ideally have 2-5 years post grad experience or my client would consider a exceptional fresh graduate or more experienced candidate if they you fit within the salary expectations.

If you are experienced or a graduate in this field and are currently looking for a new challenge then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below.

For an informal chat please phone 01752 252533 and ask for Laura. Many thanks for your interest.

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