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Materials Engineer

Materials Engineer

Job Title: Materials Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Industry: Engineering
Reference: HQ00010839_1684752287
Contact Name: Michaela Bennett
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Job Published: 22 May 2023
Job Description

Materials Engineer



Excellent benefits package and Competitive Salary!

An exciting opportunity has arisen with my client based in Gloucester for a Materials Engineer to join their team on a Permanent basis.

The role of the Materials Engineer is to provide technical Materials knowledge and guidance to support the Quality, Engineering, Supply chain, Project management, and Planning teams.

As a materials engineer you will be the 'go to' compliance expert regarding material selection, processes, quality standards, and industry & customer material specifications.

Your duties with include:


  • Writing documents, manuals, metallurgical investigations, and reports to support operational and customer requirements.

  • Supporting the Proposals Team with technical support regarding materials and welding by performing a technical review at quote stage.

  • Support quality related investigations (e.g. NCR, GRRN), root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.

  • Checking and signing-off material part numbers.

  • Maintaining a communication link with metallurgy departments in both our customer and supplier base to ensure that best practice is maintained.

  • Supporting Engineering with technical support regarding material properties, material selection and welding requirements.

  • Working with the Engineering team to find and assess alternatives to critical processes.

  • Helping to develop the material supply chain to ensure a responsive and predictable flow of materials as well as driving forward both process and operational improvements.

  • Setting up new material part numbers and specifications in Visual.

  • Performing technical and supplier audits.

  • Providing technical and process guidance regarding surface treatments & coatings, such as hard-facing, nitriding, xylan coating and paint etc.

Specifications / Compliance

  • Compiling and maintaining a standardised set of material specifications to cover current and future needs of customers.

  • Performing a technical review of all new orders & customer specifications to ensure compliance / highlighting shortcomings.

  • Checking and signing-off material reports and certificates when necessary to support the Goods-Inwards / Inspection team.

  • Checking and signing-off supplier MPS'


  • Identify improvements to existing processes and policies and work with others to implement improvements where necessary.

  • Other appropriate tasks as delegated by the Quality Manager.

Occasional business travel may be required.

If this sounds like something you're interested in please get in touch asap to avoid disappointment

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