R & D Material Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location:

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, May 12, 2023

About this role: R & D Material Engineer

Our client, a high-profile global organization within the Energy Sector, has an exciting contract opportunity for a highly skilled R & D Materials Engineer within one of their Project Teams.Start date:ASAP
Duration: 12 Months (renewable)Location: Carros, France

Key Activities:

  • You will be working mainly on Renewables development Projects for various types of floating structures including both the innovative Wave Energy Converter project (WEC) and floating wind energy;
  • You will be involved in the development and maturation of new products primarily on renewables;
  • You will be involved in the development, specification, and analysis of qualification tests for new renewables products. You will specify and follow up specialist companies performing bespoke specialist analyses;
  • You will develop/improve analysis methods and implement in design to eventually improve reliability and/or reduce costs.

What you need to bring:


  • Engineering degree (MSc or equivalent) with a materials background in polymer and rubber materials with a preference on silicone and synthetic fibres;
  • Preferably minimum 3 years’ experience;
  • Strong knowledge of polymer materials;
  • Experience with FEA of polymer materials (large deformations) is a plus, e.g. ABAQUS;
  • Experience in mechanical characterization of polymer multilayer composite materials;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Experience in composite fabrics tissue processing and mechanical behaviour of synthetic fibres is a plus.

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Any questions remaining?

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Sarah Lane
Brunel Energy UK Manchester