Matchtech

Materials and Welding Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Southampton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Ref
EMP395186
Contact
Iain Howard
Sector
Materials
Discipline
Mechanical
Function
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client own and operate the largest refinery in the UK, combining refining, lubricants and chemical manufacturing activities on a complex top tier COMAH facility. This is an opportunity to become the Materials, Welding and Corrosion technical expert within their engineering team.

Candidates should be degree qualified (Metallurgy / Materials Engineering) and ideally chartered and you should have relevant materials, corrosion and welding engineering experience in an operational COMAH environment, ideally refining, petrochemical or chemical manufacturing.

The successful candidate will be is responsible for providing specialist engineering and technical support to the wider Engineering and Maintenance teams.

Candidates should have demonstrable experience or working knowledge of:

* Plant inspection and QA/QC of fabrications, including welding and relevant NDT techniques.
* Working with operational engineering and maintenance teams, responding to technical queries on materials, corrosion and welding matters.
* Recommending appropriate materials, referencing relevant metallurgy specifications and operating envelopes.
* Applying corrosion degradation mechanisms, as per API code 571.
* Supporting asset management / equipment strategies.

The key responsibilities are to:

* Be the principal contact for all materials, corrosion and welding engineering queries for the site.
* Support operational reliability by advising upon: appropriate materials selection; materials operating envelopes; pragmatic failure prevention measures; management of change reviews with respect to equipment integrity when unit operation changes; asset management / equipment strategies.
* Support efficient operations by advising upon materials related best practices & technologies.
* Provide materials engineering training, as required.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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