Composite Engineer

Composite Engineer

  • Location

    Banbury, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tim Cross

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Job Purpose:

A key contributor in the development of composite products and processes in a highly exciting and fast-paced environment working within our engineering team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be fundamental in the design, development, and review of novel structural composite components

  • Implement design validation activities using first principal calculations and Finite Element Analysis

  • Author design tools based on development project findings

  • Create detailed CAD models and drawings

  • Carry out testing to interrogate and validate component and material performance

  • Develop new, novel and update current manufacturing processes

  • Provide reports and documentation necessary to demonstrate product technology progression

  • Clearly communicate actions and progress of engineering tasks in hand

  • Adheres to our Cardinal rules and relevant site specific safety requirements

  • Take responsibility for the Health and Safety of themselves and that of their colleagues, raising hazards and issues to supervision where appropriate

Experience & Skills:

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

  • Able to investigate and solve new engineering problems using first principles

  • Excellent grounding in solid mechanics, stress analysis and material science

  • Proven FEA experience

  • Knowledge of Polymer Matrix Composite including different types of resins, fibres, manufacturing techniques, and testing methods

  • Willing to take hands-on approach to developing components, manufacturing processes and testing methods

  • Highly motivated, with a keen ability to use own initiative

  • Clear open two-way communication skills

  • Willing to work in both office based and workshop based environments

  • Fit the dynamic and enthusiastic culture within our team and flexible with working hours


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