Materials Engineer

Posted 21 July 2022
LocationUnited Kingdom
Discipline Business Transformation & Operations
Contact NameLisa Franklin

Job description

JOB TITLE: Materials Engineer 
LOCATION: Gloucester 
PACKAGE: £36,000 - £49,000
WAY OF WORKING: Full time, permanent role. 

The world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems.
They offer a range of competitive benefits, hybrid working, Global career opportunities and Training and Development.

• Involvement in laboratory tasks relating to raw material suppliers, forgers and foundries.
• Support the Supplier Quality Assurance team during audits of key raw material/ forging suppliers.
• Assist with laboratory testing campaigns relating to metallic materials, surface engineering/ protection systems and non-metallic materials.
• Involvement in the forensic investigation of landing gear parts.
• Authoring and review of technical reports, specifications and other technical documentation.

• Knowledge of metallurgy, particularly with respect to steels, titanium and aluminium alloys.
• A broad understanding of the fabrication process used to manufacture landing gear components.
• Knowledge of surface treatments and protection systems used on landing gear structures.
• Hands-on experience of metallographic preparation, microscopy and materials testing.
• Understanding of degradation and failure mechanisms applicable to engineering materials.
• Some prior knowledge of non-metallic materials (e.g. elastomers) 
• Ability to understand and interpret specifications relating to materials and processes.
• Must be able to write accurate and detailed technical reports
• Must be able to effectively communicate and convey technical information to both internal customers and the supply base.
• Must be prepared to travel, sometimes at short notice, to worldwide locations.
• A degree in metallurgy or materials engineering/ science is preferred, though candidates from other science and engineering disciplines may be considered depending on their prior experience.
• Previous experience of working in a materials laboratory environment, preferably within the aerospace sector.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Lisa Franklin on 07384540013 or


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