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Mechanical Engineer (Additive Manufacturing)

Ref no. BHN571437
Salary £68/hour
Location Barrow-In-Furness, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Open

Job summary

Mechanical Engineer- 12 month contract - Barrow-In-Furness - £68.81ph UMB or £52.15ph PAYE (Inside IR35)

Hybrid working available

Key skills required for this role

mechanical engineer, additive manufacturing, material technology, materials, parts, maturing parts


Mechanical Engineer - Additive Manufacturing

Job description

Our clientBAE Systems, a leading company in the Defence & Security sector, is seeking a skilled and experienced Principal Engineer - Materials Technology (Additive Manufacturing) to join their team. This is a contract position for a duration of 12 months, based in Barrow, UK.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of materials technology strategies for additive manufacturing projects.
  • Conduct research and analysis to identify and evaluate new materials for additive manufacturing processes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive advancements in additive manufacturing techniques and processes.
  • Design and oversee qualification and validation programs for new materials and additive manufacturing capabilities.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on materials selection, testing, and performance evaluation.
  • Performing a design, development and qualification exercise for various parts to ensure parts are fit for purpose.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of material science and engineering principles.
  • Expertise in selecting and characterizing materials for additive manufacturing applications.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

If you have a passion for materials technology and additive manufacturing, and you are looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge projects in the Defence & Security sector, then apply now!

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