Materials Science Engineer - Huddersfield - Contract

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Salary: £32 - £34 per hour +
Sector: Engineering, Power and Renewables, Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Manufacturing (EPCM) Type: contract

I have a requirement for a Materials Science Engineer for a 6 month initial contract (although they have the work signed off for up until Q1 2020) so extensions will be almost certain.

Location: Huddersfield

Rate: £32-34 per hour

This Materials Science Engineer role utilises knowledge of materials, specifically tribology (although this can be taught so isn't essential), corrosion and oxidation, in order to identify, analyse and recommend suitable materials science and engineering solutions for a high profile and innovative valve technology under development by the client.

The role works cross-functionally across the Technology and Advanced Engineering departments to provide expert opinion with regards to test planning, analysis of test samples and data and providing recommendations to the business in terms of product quality and manufacturing.

Key aims of the Position:

- Determine the most suitable Materials Science and Engineering solution(s) for the valve shaft to bush interface which will experience temperatures up to 760 °C in a dry lubricated environment.

- Provide Materials Science and Engineering support for other Advanced Engineering projects on an ad-hoc basis.

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