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Technician Role Application Research (APP Centre) - United Kingdom  

Solvay (company)


Posted on : 26 February 2017

Project Description

Major Responsibilities 
  • Support a range of technical “hands on” activities within research projects seeking to innovate within the field of advanced composite material and/or process development 
  • Contribute in a proactive manner with the planning, execution, monitoring and reporting of research projects 
  • Be curious and drive an innovative approach whilst looking for potential material and process developments 
  • Maintain accurate records of all work carried out 
  • Capture experimental results, collate and present internally to supervisors and project team members  

Business/Technical Skills and Experience required 
  • A minimum of 5 GCSE qualifications, or equivalent including English and Mathematics  
  • Practical and demonstrable experience in an advanced composites research or manufacturing environment 
  • Willingness to follow work instructions precisely and accurately   
  • Carry out tasks and activities under the direction of project team members, taking responsibility on a daily basis for the timely completion of work 
  • Ability to evaluate information from various sources, draw conclusions and make recommendations 
  • The successful applicants must be able to evidence a strong results orientation, and be able to work effectively within a team environment as well as showing the ability to work independently and prioritize workloads.  
  • They will also possess excellent communication, analytical, problem solving skills and a natural curiosity.
  •  Whilst the roles are based at our  site, it should be expected that limited business travel would be needed to support projects. 

Application Research 
  • Working within the Application Center, the successful candidate will be involved in development of cutting edge processing technologies, predominantly for automotive and aerospace application projects. 
  • The role would suit someone who can follow work instructions precisely and flourishes in an innovation rich environment.
  •  The role will allow the successful candidate to develop skills in robotics and automation, but will focus upon development of innovative composite processing technologies for future customer applications.