Materials Laboratory Engineer
Stevenage, United Kingdom
4d ago

Description of the job :

Interested in working in the space industry? Excited to provide an outstanding service and provide exacting results? Looking for a role where you can be key in evolving processes, procedures and approaches?

Enjoy working with a range of people from all over the world? Then we'd like to speak to you!

Due to new projects we are looking for an experienced Materials Laboratory Engineer to join the team in Stevenage. You will be joining the cleanliness and contamination team within the Materials Laboratory working on space flight hardware including the ExoMars Rover project -

also providing support for other Materials Laboratory tasks (mainly chemical analysis).

This role requires occasional UK and overseas travel.

Task & accountabilities :

As a Materials Laboratory Engineer, your main responsibilities will be :

As a Materials Laboratory Engineer, your main responsibilities will be :

  • Hands-on testing of materials used in the manufacture of space products.
  • Collecting and analysing cleanliness and contamination samples.
  • Working in a cleanliness controlled environment.
  • Using and maintaining a wide range of test equipment.
  • Support the continuous maintenance and review of Material Laboratory Procedures (MLPs) and laboratory working processes
  • Maintain and improve internal databases and operating procedures
  • Participate in Material Laboratory Audits, Safety Reviews and daily team meetings
  • Working transnationally with other Airbus cleanliness departments
  • Required skills :

  • Experience working within a commercial / Industrial laboratory environment
  • Experience of working in cleanroom or cleanliness controlled environment.
  • Practical experience of chemical testing, with a particular emphasis on industrial chemistry.
  • Experience using an FTIR (Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy)
  • Experience of fibre volume testing, ICP, Thermal analysis (DSC & DMA), Titrations would be desirable.
  • Demonstrable team working skills, communication and presentation capability. Ability to adapt communication style to a range of technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety (H&S) and COSHH assessment
  • Flexible and proactive approach to work and is prepared to work at other Airbus sites and at customer and supplier locations as directed
  • Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.

    We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

    We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you

    The successful candidate will be subject to a BPSS check (including a criminal record check) in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.

    In return we can offer a competitive salary with annual profit share an ever growing list of company benefits and strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company

    This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

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    Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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