Senior Materials Engineer

Closing date: 02.01.18
Research and Development Centre - Modules
Full Time

The Senior Materials Engineer is responsible undertake project related activities within R&D focusing on IGBT Power-Module packing materials: research, experimentation, design, testing and documentation. The role is responsible for carrying out research to an internationally recognised standard and providing reposts. The Materials Engineer will possess an in-depth understanding of Polymers, Encapsulation, silicone gel, plastics and the ability to characterise and analyse materials.

Job Description

Job title:                Senior Materials Engineer

Department:           Reseach and Development Centre - Modules

Location:               Lincoln

Hours of work:       37 hours a week

Contract:               Permanent

Salary:                  £27,000 - £35,000

Other:                   Hours; 8:30 – 17:00 Mon -Thurs and 08:30 -16:30 on a Fri (1hour unpaid lunch). Occasional travel required for international conferences, supplier and customer visits.


Job Summary

Dynex
Dynex Semiconductor Ltd have been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing IGBT, Bipolar, Power Assembly and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining Dynex as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue. We are looking for a Senior Materials Engineer with hands on experience to join us.

The Role
The Senior Materials Engineer is responsible undertake project related activities within R&D focusing on IGBT Power-Module packing materials: research, experimentation, design, testing and documentation. The role is responsible for carrying out research to an internationally recognised standard and providing reposts. The Materials Engineer will possess an in-depth understanding of Polymers, Encapsulation, silicone gel, plastics and the ability to characterise and analyse materials.

About you
As the Material Engineer you will possess an analytical approach. You’ll be an effective communicator and confident when communicating across all levels of the business. With a solution focused approach the Materials Engineer will be dedicated to continuous improvement. The chosen Senior Materials Engineer will be flexible and able to adapt to an ever evolving environment.

Our Benefits
Dynex is a great place to work with lots of opportunities for professional and personal development.
Our benefits include:
•    24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
•    Holiday allowance increase with length of service
•    Holiday purchase scheme – up to 5 additional days
•    Bupa Healthcare
•    Free on site car parking
•    Subsidised canteen
•    Contributory Pension
•    Life assurance
•    Childcare voucher scheme
•    Cycle to work scheme
•    Company sick pay
•    Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE
•    Family Friendly policies
•    An Independent 24 hour confidential counseling service


Key Responsibilities

•    Undertake project related activities within R&D focusing on IGBT Power-Module packing materials: research, experimentation, design, testing and documentation
•    The role is responsible for carrying out research to an internationally recognised standard
•    Providing written and verbal reposts
•    Present data so that it can be fully utilised by the business
•    Commitment to continuous improvement and health and safety
•    Material recommendation for high power electronic applications
•    Undertake other adhoc duties as requested by your line manager or Director.

 

Core Skills

•    Bachelor and Masters Degree in a material Science or an Engineering subject closely related to this field
•    Possess an in-depth understanding of Polymers, Encapsulation, silicone gel, plastics and the ability to characterise and analyse materials
•    Some experience on Chemical Encapsulation/ sealing material evaluation and analysis
•    Bonding experience would be highly desirable but not essential


Company Values

•    Continuous Improvement
•    Engineering Excellence
•    Performance Driven
•    Accountability and responsibility
•    Integrity and honesty

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