About The Role
Research Engineer - Automated Layup (closes Jan 4th '22)
£34,423 - £50,099 DOE & Benefits 

The NCC is a centre for innovation in the manufacture of composite materials. In spite of an unusual 2020, we're seeing a drive from our customers toward some exciting work within automated processing and need engineers to support our growth in this area.

We're recruiting at a variety of levels within our research engineering team, and are open to hearing from people with a variety of skills. As a research engineer at the NCC you'll:
  • Support research projects with a range of technical engineering activities according to customer needs
  • Apply innovative approaches to evaluate and develop technical solutions to solve engineering challenges
  • Contribute to cross-functional activities by building internal relationships across the NCC 
We're open-minded about what good looks like, but would love to see any of the following:
  • Experience of solving problems in Automated Fibre Placement (AFP), Automated Tape Laying (ATL), composite deposition, or other innovative automated processing methods
  • Experience in machine building or machine design esp. for the composites industry
  • Knowledge of Aerospace composite manufacturing processes
  • A project engineer profile, with the ability to work closely with customers and internal engineers
  • An analytical and data-driven approach applied to manufacturing
  • An academic background in composites processing 

Want to support the future of manufacturing? Apply now.  



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