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Graduate Materials Engineer (R&D)

Graduate Materials Engineer (R&D)

£32,000 – £35,000 + Training + Potential for Progression + Private Pension (11%) + Bonus Increasing Yearly up to 10%

Uxbridge, Middlesex

**No sponsorship offered for this role unfortunately**

Do you have a BSc or MSc related to Materials Engineering / Metallurgy, seeking a pivotal role, within a cutting edge R&D department, working as a crucial part of a global team, where you will receive excellent training and development, and the opportunity to collaborate on revolutionary projects within a globally renowned organization?

Are you looking to work with major OEM’s, with a global manufacturer at the forefront of low carbon automotive materials and technologies? You will be in a key role, in the materials team, contributing towards highly influential projects

The company is a widely recognised Tier 1 supplier to leading OEM’s in the Automotive sector, dominating global markets. They are 12,500 strong across the globe, with manufacturing plants across all continents, and multiple sites in the UK which are primarily focused on research and development.

You will be responsible for supporting the development mechanical joining and adhesive bonding of next generation automotive aluminium alloys, including recycled alloys for application to a range of projects, including crash management and Electric Vehicle lightweight structures (training will be provided). Liaising with the design, industrialisation and prototyping teams, as well as PhD students from other research centres, you will play a key role in supporting selection of fasteners, joint design and performance, within and R&D environment.

The role:

  • Develop joining processes and conditions for next generation aluminium alloys within an R&D environment
  • Develop joint designs, testing of materials / alloys, experimental data analysis
  • Plan and carry out experiments, mechanical testing of materials / alloys, and complete experimental data analysis – the knowledge gained will be used to build full scale prototypes
  • Opportunities to visit manufacturing plants in Europe to see how your work relates to global projects

The person:

  • Degree in Metallurgy, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar

Keywords: Materials Engineer, Metallurgist, R&D, Graduate, Industrial, Automotive, Uxbridge, Aerospace Engineering, Aluminium, Graduate

Reference Number: BBBH12562

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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