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Senior Failure Analyis (metallurgy)

Vacancy Title: Senior Failure Analyis (metallurgy)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry:
Salary: Competitive salary
Start Date: 2024-04-05
REF: J91978311
Contact Name: Hannah Williams
Contact Email: Hannah.Williams@russell-taylor.co.uk
Vacancy Published: 4 months ago

Vacancy Description

Role:Senior Failure Analysis Engineer (metallurgy)

Location:-Manchester

Salary :-Competitive Salary


Russell Taylor Group have two fantastic opportunities for a Senior Failure Investigation and Principal/Team Leader Engineer to join our client's Global Third-Party organisation. This role is very hands on and will involve a mixture of technical consultancy and failure investigation work for a multitude of industries.
The role is predominately based in Manchester but will involve site visits to customers in the UK and overseas.


Responsibilities

• Analyse and interpret metallurgical, microscopic, and analytical information for a wide range of industries- examples could be oil & gas, energy & heavy engineering. The products being analysed could be small broken pieces of steel to non-metallic products (rubber, plastics, ceramics).
• Identifying why and how things have failed.
• Undertake project management responsibility for a wide range of failure investigation projects.
• Prepare estimates and proposals for negotiations with client companies and suppliers.
• Develop project plans and determine the priorities of the plan and supervise project staff.
• Hands on preparation and examination of sample and components submitted to the Failure analysis lab using various metallurgical and microscopy methods.
• Prepare client reports off the data collated and answer any client queries on the reports.
• Manage project budgets, time allocation and financials of the projects, resolving any issues if they arise.
• Present technical presentations to conferences, seminars and forums.
• Actively seek to generate business for the Failure Investigations team.

The Person

• Educated to higher degree level- ideally MSc/PhD ideal within Material Science/Engineering
• Ideally have previous industrial experience within Failure Analysis within a scientific or engineering industry.
• Demonstrable ability to develop new opportunities and willingness to chase new business for the division.
• Previous experience of supervising staff.
• Previous experience of interacting with clients, colleagues, and stakeholders.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to present technical information at conferences and forums.
• Ability to develop client relationships
• Strong organisational and time management skills.
• Willing to be hands on working at all levels.
• A positive attitude.
• Good problem identification and solving skills.
• Highly proficient in computer programs such as MS Office.
• Flexible approach to working hours.


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