Materials Engineer (Additive Manufacturing) - ELIP

Nottingham Permanent
  • Client is a customer-​focused, globally leading business
  • Competitive salary, bonus and benefits package offered

About Our Client

"ABB, a distinguished UK employer for three consecutive years, is a key player in the Electrification and FURSE business sector. ABB is a driving force in the global technology landscape, dedicated to advancing societal and industrial transformation for a more efficient and sustainable future. By seamlessly integrating software with our electrification, robotics, automation, and motion solutions, ABB consistently pushes the boundaries of technology, elevating performance to unprecedented levels. With a rich history spanning over 130 years, our remarkable accomplishments are achieved through the commitment of around 105,000 highly skilled professionals spread across more than 100 countries."

Job Description

πŸš€ Materials Engineer Role Responsibilities:

  1. Innovate in Material Science: Spearhead the development of advanced materials in copper, stainless steel, and aluminium powder. Lead in Powder Metallurgy and Additive Manufacturing, setting new benchmarks. 🌟

  2. Design Authority: Shape the future of ABB's products as the key designer. Influence sustainability and efficiency with your decisions. 🌍

  3. Enhance Performance: Oversee material performance evaluation and improvement initiatives. Elevate product quality and durability through your expertise. πŸ“ˆ

  4. Collaborate Across Teams: Join forces with R&D and manufacturing to introduce cutting-edge materials and processes. Your role is pivotal in maintaining ABB's innovative edge. 🀝

  5. Creative Problem-Solving: Address technical challenges through material redesign or alternative raw material sourcing. Your solutions will set new industry standards. πŸ’‘

  6. Lead Research and Testing: Partner with labs for material and product performance validation. Analyse data and develop new test methods to inform material decisions. πŸ”¬

  7. Global Strategy Support: Assist the sourcing team in global procurement strategies, ensuring quality and cost-effectiveness of materials. 🌐

The Successful Applicant

🌟 Ideal Candidate:

  1. Educational Background: A Bachelor's degree in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. πŸŽ“

  2. Industry Experience: At least 3 years of professional experience in material science or engineering, with a focus on metals and plastics. πŸ•’

  3. Specialised Knowledge: Proficiency in copper, stainless steel, and aluminium powder. An understanding of conductive alloys selection, including coating and finishing. πŸ§ͺ

  4. Supplier Evaluation Skills: Experience in evaluating and selecting potential suppliers, ensuring quality and reliability. 🀝

  5. Manufacturing Process Insight: Familiarity with metals and plastic manufacturing processes, contributing to efficient and innovative production methods. 🏭

  6. Regulatory Knowledge: Awareness of technical regulations such as UL, CSA, IEC, and CCC. Additional knowledge in these areas is desirable. πŸ“œ

  7. Technical Proficiency: Interest and expertise in powder metallurgy and additive manufacturing are highly desirable. πŸ€–

  8. Problem-Solving Ability: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, capable of tackling complex technical challenges. πŸ’‘

  9. Team Collaboration: Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team, contributing to a collaborative work environment. 🀝

  10. Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, essential for team collaboration and reporting. πŸ—£οΈ

What's on Offer

For the successful candidate:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Good benefits Package including Private Medical, Company Share Scheme and <10% matched pension contributions
John Lamond
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+44 7815016474

Job summary

Job function
Sub Sector
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
John Lamond
Consultant phone
+44 7815016474
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