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Materials Technician

Job title: Materials Technician
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Boston
Reference: #7139
Contact name: Liam Atkinson
Contact email:
Published: 2 months ago

Job description

Job Title: Materials Technician
Location: Boston
Industry: Additive Manufacturing

Salary: Competitive

A world-renowned metal additive manufacturing business is hiring a Materials Technician who will take responsibility for the following:

  • Performing material characterisation and analysis

  • Conduct experiments under the supervision of the scientists/engineers

  • Look after the maintenance and troubleshooting of the equipment

  • Mechanical testing of metals and interpret the results in standard and non-standard mechanical tests

  • Operate furnaces used in sintering experiments

  • Maintain communication with the cross-functional team and partners 
Work with an interdisciplinary team to define, write and execute designs of experiments

  • To be considered you should be able to demonstrate your ability to develop a deep understanding of the customer needs quickly and proficiently, and then translate those needs into a suitable technology solution. As well as this, resolving complex issues in creative, efficient and effective ways will be key.

    Ideally, you will have:

  • Previous experience in metals processing or similar industry

  • Powder metal processing and characterization

  • Familiarity with a wide range of alloys

  • High temperature metal processing

  • Vacuum furnace operation and maintenance

  • Metallurgical laboratory processing

  • Metallographic etching

  • Optical Microscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy

  • Mechanical testing of metals

  • Process troubleshooting

  • High temperature materials experiments - heat treating, metal deformation

  • Experience of Additive manufacturing and Mechatronics

  • Familiarity with statistics using MS Excel or similar 

Click apply or speak to Liam Atkinson for further detail at:
T: +44 (0)7593 207221

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