Materials Laboratory Engineer


Direct Entry Job Permanent Stevenage, UK

Uploaded 7 Sep 2019

Job Description

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


Person Specification

• 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