Materials Engineer – REACh

Yeovil, Somerset


£25.00 - £35.00 per hour


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My client is looking for Materials Engineer to join on them on a 6 month contract. As a Materials Engineer, you will be responsible for focusing on REACh obsolescence within our current product range, identifying REACh obsolescence and investigating appropriate alternatives based upon product specifications.
REACh – Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals
TSCA – Toxic Substances Control Act

Role: Materials Engineer
Pay: £25-35 per hour PAYE
Location: Yeovil
Contract: 6 months
Hours: 37 per week

Job Profile
*Knowledge and interest in the following areas for Aerospace applications is required:
*Surface Treatments incl. Chemical & Electro-Chemical Processing (e.g., anodizing, plating, painting, shot peening, specialty coatings & treatments, lubrication, etching)
*Environmental regulations, including REACh, TSCA etc.
The general description of the tasks includes:
*Review existing drawings for REACh obsolescence (materials and processes).
*Review REACh compliant alternative process specifications and applicability.
*Provide justification report for alternative process/material (Material similarity report) against each customer/design specification.
*Create IR’s (Investigation Reports) to instigate drawing changes providing technical justification.
*Work in accordance with procedures and design standards and to contribute to developing best working practices.
*Be committed to delivering against project schedules and meeting project milestones whilst working within a multi project team environment.
*Candidate will be part of cross functional team of Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality and Sourcing, working closely with Yeovil and global Materials Engineering team to support REACh compliance project and deliver on key Milestones.

Skills/Experience Required
*Experience in a materials design/selection and/or process engineering role is preferred.
*Experience with Environmental legislation, including the REACh regulations.
*Experience would be beneficial in any of the following: writing specifications, drawing review & approval, technical reports writing, documentation change management, developing process parameters, troubleshooting or auditing manufacturing processes (incl. special processes), process control and compliance.
*Experience in the aerospace industry or with a supplier to aerospace industry preferred. The job involves knowledge of aerospace materials specifications and the manufacturing processes used to make the part. Experience with NADCAP and Industry specification requirements is desirable.
*In-depth knowledge of and experience with Aerospace Materials and Processes, Process Selection, Specifications and Applications.
*Ability to communicate clearly & concisely on complex technical matters to various levels in the organisation.
*Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize tasks quickly in a dynamically changing environment.

Education & Training
Essential – Strong experience in a similar role
A minimum of a Degree or HNC/HND in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Chemistry or similar.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Sarah Budd at Line Up Aviation
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