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Metallurgist

Company: Baxter Hall Recruitment Limited    Location: Coventry
We are currently looking to recruit a Metallurgist with Automotive or Aerospace experience (preferably Aluminium) to join our Engineering customer in Warwickshire. This will be an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Metallurgist to join a growing company.

Job specification

  • Lead and deliver strategic R&D metallurgy projects
  • Contribute to mapping out approaches for proving scale-able solutions
  • Develop a fundamental understanding of the interaction of the material with the process to achieve desired properties, meet quality standard and optimise ´value added´
  • Develop standardised material characterisation procedures to aid process optimisation
  • Advise on material choice and develop selection criteria for design engineers
  • Create and document suitable material specifications ready for the introduction of new optimised aluminium grades
Person specification

  • Degree or higher qualification in Metallurgy or Materials Science or a related Science or Engineering subject plus relevant industrial or research experience
  • Experience of safely and methodically planning and conducting laboratory tests
  • Confident in statistical data analysis
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team-working skills
  • Strong technical reporting and presentation skills
  • Organised, structured and self-motivated
Desirable

  • Experience of aluminium metallurgy R&D and working with OEM customers preferably in the automotive or aerospace industry
  • Project management experience
  • Awareness of quality tools such as 6 sigma and Design of Experiments