Infusion Capability Engineer

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £38.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Role Purpose:

  • To lead and develop a team of engineers in Digital Manufacturing sub-capability area
  • To provide technical input and/or act as technical lead for programmes/projects.

Role Responsibilities:

Customer delivery:

  • Work with customer to understand their requirements: distil from conversation or a statement of requirements the activities required
  • Plan out the activities in a logical way showing an understanding of quality/cost/time
  • Workout who the stakeholders are/need to be and communicate in a manner that meets their expectations

Technical area:

  • Develop a forming and/or infusion strategy for a complex part
  • Practically deliver, either by yourself and/or with others, the infusion to the standards required
  • Document processes & report on these

Project Management:

  • Review work & ensure quality output within the time & cost bounds
  • Deliver the project output in collaboration with the project manager and customer

Areas of Experience Required:

  • Thermoset and Thermoplastic processes
  • Foaming and micro-composites moulding
  • Infusion capability/strategy
  • Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM) and Resin Infusion (RI); dry fibre
  • Knowledge and experience of working with a variety of composite manufacturing skills including hand lay-up, pre-pregging, double-diaphragm hot forming, in- and out- of autoclave curing and composite machining