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Materials Engineer (Metallurgist)

Job Title: Materials Engineer (Metallurgist)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 92000
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

Contact: Niamh Hlubek
Email: contracting@hero.ie
Telephone: 0868168298

Materials Engineer (Metallurgist) - Contract
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Materials Engineer (Metallurgist) for their site on a contract basis.

Position Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical input as a metallurgy SME
  • Ownership for projects in Materials Development with a focus on metals forming processes.
  • Participate in the development of long-term strategies for materials related technologies
  • Conduct detailed product / process design reviews
  • Perform materials characterisation and technical reports on materials analysis activities
  • Implement of cost effective material-related manufacturing solutions to drive engineering efficiencies
  • Conduct feasibility studies to assess new technologies or process improvements
  • Implement design for manufacturability in new processes to minimise lifecycle cost
  • Apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on overall risk
  • Project management responsibility for Material Development projects
  • Support root cause analysis activities related to material processes
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities.
  • Ensure all activities comply with GMP, ISO and quality system requirements.
  • Ensure that all health, safety and environmental requirements are fulfilled.
  • Participate in collaborations with R&D and academic institutions
Education & Experience Requirements:
Essential:
  • BSc in Materials Science or Engineering and 2-4 years’ experience within a medical device company or similar industry
  • Or Ph.D. in Material Sciences or Engineering and 1 -2 year’ experience within a medical device company or similar industry
  • Project management experience
Desirable:
  • Masters or Ph.D in Material Sciences or similar
  • Materials characterisation – advanced analytical techniques
  • Extensive statistical and problem solving engineering expertise (Six Sigma, SE or A3)
  • Surface Science Characterization Expertise (XRD, SEM, EDX etc)
For further information on this Materials Engineer (Metallurgist) role in Cork please contact Niamh Hlubek on 0868168298 / contracting@hero.ie
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