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Trainee Metallurgist

Trainee Metallurgist

Job Title: Trainee Metallurgist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bridgend
Industry: Engineering
Reference: Bridgend_1712846023
Contact Name: Saskia Parker
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 April 2024
Job Description

Trainee Metallurgist


Permanent, Full Time

Bridgend with global travel

A rare opportunity has arisen to join a global company in an exciting role with plenty of international travel.

You will need skills in materials management and engineering knowledge to enable you to function in a marine and offshore environment.

Your specific work activities will be dependent on the area of specialism and may involve the following:

In Chemical Metallurgy:

  • Designing and controlling processes to separate metals from ore;
  • Monitoring and testing for corrosion;
  • Developing ways to improve metals by making them stronger or more adaptable;
  • Testing metals to ensure they meet quality and safety standards.

In Physical Metallurgy:

  • Assessing the physical structure and behavior of metals;
  • Investigating accidents where it is suspected that the cause may be related to metallurgical failure, such as in air crashes;
  • Producing reports on research and tests carried out.

In Process Metallurgy:

  • Controlling the shaping of metals through casting, rolling, forging and drawing;
  • Joining of metals through welding and soldering techniques;
  • Designing metal components and prototypes;

Other tasks which may be carried out across the specialisms, to be discussed.

Skills and experience you will need:

  • Working towards a degree in metallurgy, materials science/technology or a similar engineering subject is normally necessary.
  • Engineers wishing to gain chartered status (CEng) must have a Masters degree accredited by a relevant engineering institution (either a four-year MEng or a BEng/BSc together with an MSc).

You must be comfortable working in confided spaces and happy with frequent international travel. For immediate consideration, please forward your CV to Saskia at Vibe Recruit today.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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