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  • Job reference number:15329979
  • Client ID:RI/RS 16302
  • Posted on:07-MAR-2018
  • Location:WESTMEATH
  • Job type:PERMANENT

R&D Engineer

The Role:

• The successful candidate will join a dynamic team in an exciting expansion phase for the company.
• The candidate will be a core member of the research team in the fields of injection moulding and plastics processing (polymer rheology, melt flow and temperature control) and FEA prediction models.
• This position requires the successful candidate to have the ability to carry out investigative activities, seeking to improve the development of new moulding related technologies.
• The successful candidate will work with research partners on cutting edge technology in state of the art facilities with the most up to date equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

• Continually identify and assess opportunities for product, technology & process development.
• Contribute to the project team to deliver key objectives, meeting performance, time and cost targets.
• Leverage and liaise with external vendors / resources to achieve project goals.
• Write procedures, protocols, specifications and reports.

Skills, Experience and qualifications required:

• Strong design and technical ability based on a broad and deep knowledge of fundamental engineering principles.
• Knowledge and experience of Injection Moulding equipment and processes.
• Strong work ethic, creative problem solving, capable of working on own initiative.
• Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills essential.
• Good working knowledge and experience with MS Office
• Honours degree in Polymer, Mechanical or related Engineering/Science equivalent.
• Project Management and design (Solidworks) experience desired.

This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com