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About The Role

The National Composites Centre is the centre for innovation in composite materials. We work with a wide range of inspiring partners to help support the future of composites in industry, making the ideas of tomorrow a tangible reality.

We're looking for a new Ceramic Composite Engineer to join our Advanced Materials team who conduct exciting development work for high profile customers. Specifically they focus on bringing new industrial applications of composites to novel situations and harsh environments in sectors like Space, Defence, and Nuclear.

So what are we looking for?

Ceramics – You have experience working with ceramic materials and have knowledge of their properties, benefits and limitations.

Composites - you have a strong understand of the materials theory and practice of composite materials, can understand the challenges faced in novel applications, and have a passion for delivering new technology

Industrial focus - you've put your knowledge to the test in an industrial setting, or have working in research and development in an industrial environment. You have proven experience in a practical setting, solving real-world problems with real-world solutions

Novel sectors - Ideally you'll have knowledge and experience of working within a relevant sector where materials have to withstand harsh environments (radiation degradation, high temperatures, space environment), forcing engineers to think outside the box in terms of materials selection. Space, Nuclear, Aerospace, Defence etc.

Finally, due to upcoming work in highly secure sectors, we are looking for someone who is willing to obtain SC when a customer in the event of a customer request. 

What do we offer in return?

Flexible working patterns, company paid private medical insurance, up to 9.5% employer pension contribution, great people, honorary staff status at the University of Bristol, a genuine focus on learning and development, and a chance to build your career in a thriving R&D facility with a bright future. 

We see your future in ours. Apply now.

Why the NCC?

We see our success in yours. The future of composites manufacturing relies on the NCC, and we rely on the right individuals to make it happen, whether they’re engineers or not!

Diverse challenges – the NCC isn’t just about aerospace. We’re working with over 16 sectors and a variety of customers, from private ventures to the global tier 1 companies, providing variety to your experience

Innovation – a world-leading research and development centre, the work we do brings novel and innovative solutions to industry, with the future firmly in mind. So we need innovating thinking not just in Engineering, but across all support functions.

Development in composites, and you – if the scope of exciting work isn’t enough to sway you, our ethos of continued learning and development and flexible working patterns will.

At the NCC, equality and diversity is more than just a box-ticking exercise, and we take the equal opportunity of individuals very seriously. We ensure that all hiring decisions are made without regard to age, race, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, or any other protected characteristics, and will treat all applications in the strictest confidence. We’re always open to hearing how we can support flexible working in different ways, including part-time working. Please don’t be afraid to ask about what we can do to support your needs, all requests will be carefully and fairly considered. We wish you every success in your job search.

 

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