Principal Researcher

Recruiter
Tata Steel
Location
Bermuda Park
Salary
£29,993 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
24 Aug 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a Principle Researcher within the Surface Engineering Department to work with project teams on various product and process development activities.

Working under the Knowledge Group Leader, you will lead the execution of the research project activities and determine and specify research methods and required equipment. You will monitor the progress and quality of research activities and find solutions for setbacks as well as identify opportunities for initiating new relevant research projects for Tata Steel and our customers. You will secure Tata Steel intellectual property positions by publishing patents, and maintain Tata Steel's reputation as innovative knowledge leader by publishing scientific and technical papers.

The role involves laboratory preparation of development formulations as well as the manufacture of test samples and contributing to the characterisation and performance assessment of laboratory and line produced materials.

There will be a requirement to travel to, and work at Tata Steel coating manufacturing facilities to conduct or assist coating trials.