Aerospace and Aviation
£28 per hour
Job Type:

Materials and Process Engineer

Materials & Process Engineer           


Six Months     

£28.00 per hour          


Skills/Experience Required

2+ years of relevant industrial experience

Customer facing and results orientated work experience

Practical application of Parts Materials and Processes (PMP) requirements - ECSS.Q.70

Able to analyse and interpret data, draw conclusions and make recommendations

Facilitation skills for leading problem solving and risk analysis

ESA Approved MIP (Mandatory Inspections Points) inspector - European/US equipment

Excellent communications, leadership and interpersonal skills


Provision of technical solutions to materials related issues which arise during the design, manufacture and test of flight hardware and the team mission of assuring correct materials qualification for mission specific requirements. 


Using Materials Engineering knowledge and experience (properties and applications of a wide range of metallic and non-metallic materials for use in a space environment -radiation, thermal, vacuum) to support both Design and Manufacturing teams, plus identification of new materials and processes for future applications.


Working within a team of specialists or individually, interfacing with people at all levels – Shop Floor & Project Teams through to Management and Customers.


Key Tasks

Providing Materials and Processes (M&P) support to Project & Equipment Procurement

Support other Materials Engineers, Graduates and Apprentices

Critique qualification, test plans and data analysis of data and approve test reports

M&P support to R&D activities

Propose and implement activities which will contribute to the M&P improvement plan

Authorise changes to Parts Materials and Processes (PMP) documents

Take part in Materials and Process Review Boards (MPCB) + Material Review Boards (MRBs)

Advise on obsolescence and REACH issues

Take part in reviews at all stages of product design, development and manufacture


Education & Training

Material Science or related Science Degree



Occasional ad hoc UK and European travel will be part of the role


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd.

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