Additive Manufacturing Engineer - Investment Casting - Warwickshire

£30-45,000 DOE
Ref: 136 Date Posted: Monday 09 May 2022
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This collaborative research centre is dedicated to the research and development of cutting-edge new technology that will advance modern manufacturing techniques. Supporting innovative new research at a scale that meets volume production requirements they are equipped with state-of-the-art machinery and focus on investment casting, machining, and advanced metrology.

Joining them as an additive manufacturing engineer you will focus on projects and processes related to the design and manufacture of turbine components. This will include investigating how to improve current design and manufacture of turbine components and developing novel techniques that enable more advanced design and production alongside cost or yield improvements.

An exciting role you will collaborate with a wide range of researchers and engineers with differing areas of expertise.  For this position you will specialise in improving current methods of component manufacture with a focus on investigating ceramic and wax additive manufacturing capabilities for use in investment casting.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Capturing and understanding customer requirements and working with the customer to optimise the design for improved manufacture.
  • Defining project plans, costs and timescales
  • Create and manage experiments that further develop manufacturing capability.
  • Create and manage methods of manufacture that meet inspection and product quality requirements
  • Continuously improve the manufacturing methods used for turbine component manufacture including equipment capability, process reliability, the teams’ skills and overall ensuring the use of best practice.

Sound Interesting?

To fulfil this role, they are seeking a degree qualified engineer with expertise in ceramic and wax additive manufacturing alongside a good understanding of manufacturing and component engineering principals. Its also key that you have proven experience in the development of turbine components and/or investment casting processes.

In return they can offer an excellent career opportunity and further training and development, as well assupport with further education/accreditations to aid your professional development. Company benefits include a positive work environment, flexible working hours, onsite subsidised canteen, strong employee benefits and access to state of the art facilities and technology.