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Mechanical Test Technician

£24000 - £25000/annum
15/03/2019 (16:13)
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This large expanding company South of Cambridge are looking for Mechanical Lab Technicians.

Duties will include Mech Lab work (tests & preparation), must have good written and communication skills and ideally have relevant experience.

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

* Planning and executing internal mechanical testing projects and external DNV GL certified qualification projects to agreed deadlines.

* Carrying out sample preparation, machining and mechanical testing according to standard test procedures on composite materials for Industrial and Wind Energy applications.

* Communicating project/programme progress.

* Preparing test reports and/or full technical reports.

* Qualitative and quantitative interpretation of results, possibly with some statistical analysis.

* Developing in-depth knowledge of the specific test standards used and how composite materials perform.

* Contributing to the health, safety and environmental running of the laboratories.


* You will have an Engineering or Materials Science based degree or be an experienced technician with relevant BTEC or HNC wishing to develop their experience further.

* An understanding of machining and mechanical testing techniques is essential.

* Knowledge of materials science and/or understanding of mechanical behaviour of composite materials.

* Good observational skills with the ability to qualitatively and quantitatively interpret data and make scientific inferences.

* You must be an effective communicator and team worker.

* You must have good report writing skills.

* You must be able to use Excel and Word to present technical
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