Materials Testing Development Technician


£18.01 - 18.01 per hour


Sector: Automotive
Function: Mechanical Engineering
Contact: Dave Harris
Phone: 01384 446168
Job Ref: 67192

Job details

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is looking for a talented and experienced Materials Testing Development Technician to join our client's inclusive and friendly team. This is a 12-month contract role based in Cranfield that comes with a contract rate of £18.01 per hour PAYE inside IR35. This role requires being on site 5 days per week at Cranfield.

In this Materials Testing Development Technician role, you will provide excellent professional support for materials engineering design and test, as well as cross-function support for other commodities within the business. You'll support/lead Test data analysis, identify concern areas, and propose countermeasures.

To give you an idea of how this Materials Testing Development Technician role would look and feel, here are some areas you can expect to work in:

  • Implement new methods and tools required to deliver test functions
  • Assist with facility management, inclusive of maintenance, facility calibration, risk assessment and training
  • Raise/issue test reports and liaise with test/design engineers to close concern items
  • Produce technical operating procedures relating to NEM tests/facility operation

The successful Materials Testing Development Technician applicant will have Recognized qualifications in a materials or laboratory-based field (HNC or above preferable). Additional requirements include:

  • A working knowledge of Word and PowerPoint for report writing and presentation preparation
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Experience in optical microscope operation and SEM operation

To apply for this position please send your CV to

Unfortunately we cannot progress candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

In order for your CV to be processed effectively, please ensure your name, email address, phone number and location (post code OR town OR county, as a minimum) are included


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