Technician - Research and Technology
Hexcel Corporation
Duxford, UK
2d ago

With our strong investment in research and development and our culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of composite materials and industrial fabrics.

We invite you to join the Hexcel team at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe. Become a part of the strength within.

Hexcel is currently seeking a Research and Technology Technician III for our Duxford, UK location.

The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations :

  • Preparation of resin formulations developed by Hexcel development scientists and manufacture of test specimens.
  • Characterisation of resin and composite properties by thermal analysis, spectroscopic techniques, mechanical tests, and microscopic methods.
  • Suggest improvements to processes and working practices.
  • Clear communication of results to development chemists.
  • Contributing to sustaining the Duxford R&T laboratory and test lab facilities by working in continuous improvement teams
  • Qualifications :

  • The jobholder will be educated in a technical subject.
  • Competent to undertake day to day activities with minimal guidance and written or verbal instruction.
  • Practical experience of working in a laboratory, particularly in materials science, process development or engineering environment would be an advantage.
  • Keen eye for detail and practically minded.
  • Able to demonstrate a proactive and methodical approach to work.
  • Competent to work safely in a chemical laboratory without the need for supervision including demonstrable awareness of good practice in terms of laboratory health and safety.
  • Must be able to accurately and concisely record experimental results.
  • Must be numerate and able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
  • Strong team player able and willing to actively contribute to project team.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country where the position is based. Hexcel (NYSE : HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.

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