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Job Ref:  204690537
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Lancashire
City:  Lancashire
Post Code:  BB5
Salary:  £35000 - £45000/annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
19/10/2016 09:57
Are you a Materials Engineer with a strong background in Polymer Science and/or Polymer Engineering seeking your next technical challenge?

Are you interested to learn from leading experts in the forensic engineering industry?

A great career progression opportunity for a Materials Engineer to be trained by Experts in Forensic Engineering. This career opportunity is rewarding, extremely challenging and it will be a unique proposition for those who thrive on technically focussed work.

The Company

The expert team of forensic scientists and engineers advise clients across the legal, insurance and commercial sectors, including loss adjusters, insurance brokers, solicitors, police forces, government departments and industrial corporations.

The Materials/Polymer Engineer will have practical hands-on experience of the investigation of polymer component failures, polymer testing and analysis, as well as a wider range of materials and engineering related incidents. You will have the opportunity to investigate a wide range of incidents and accidents involving the engineering failure of components of all types in a wide range of applications. This position is a technically demanding, challenging and most rewarding role requiring not only a thorough understanding of the nature and behaviour of polymeric materials but also a strong general materials and engineering knowledge base. They discuss new instructions on technical situations and undertake site visits, to provide reliable, well-researched reports and to serve as expert witnesses.

Ideally you will;
Have attained a good honours degree in polymer science/engineering or materials science/engineering.
Have gained several years of postgraduate experience in a polymer related industrial environment.
Have an aptitude and enthusiasm for problem solving.
Be self-motivated and be able to work effectively under pressure.
Have experience of undertaking polymer component failure investigations, which will have included undertaking fractographic examinations and polymer testing and analysis.
Have a practical engineering ability in addition to a strong academic record.
Have the ability to communicate technical concepts clearly, both verbally and in writing, to others less informed than yourself.
Be prepared to work unpredictable hours, as and where the work demands.
Be prepared to provide expert witness evidence in Court when required.
Training and Prospects
Comprehensive "on-the-job" type training in the conduct of forensic investigation and the preparation of reports for our insurance and legal clients will mostly be provided in-house and will be supplemented on occasion by external courses. Career advancement and reward are based on ability and attitude. There may be opportunities subsequently to transfer to other offices overseas. You will also be a self driven individual who has a strong interest in forensic investigation of a wide range of engineering incidents and accidents.

Benefits and Package
They offer unrivalled job satisfaction and a highly competitive starting salary with unparalleled prospects. Benefits include five weeks holiday, a contributory pension scheme, medical insurance, life assurance, permanent health insurance and a company car. Where appropriate a relocation package is available.

Precision Recruitment have been instructed on this assignment and all applications will be managed by this process.

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3. "I'm interested but need to know more about what this job can offer me" - email with your CV and questions and I will reply with more detail
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