Offers “Solvay”

40 days agoSolvay

Customer Engineering Jnr Technician

  • Wrexham (Wrexham)

Job description

General Information


·  City:Wrexham
·  Country:United Kingdom
·  Region:Europe

Job Category: Research & Innovation
Job Type: Regular
Type of Contract: Permanent
Working time: Full-time
Work schedule: Day shift

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program.

Composite Materials is a top-tier supplier to the aerospace engineered materials market known for its expertise in design materials and process engineering. We deliver optimal material
solutions to address our customer’s most challenging demand for new high-performance materials that reduce weight, improve aerodynamics, and ultimately lower the total part costs for customers. The business supplies composites technologies to civil and military aircraft manufacturers which comprises the
majority of sales, with the balance of sales into various industrial markets.

Solvay is global leader in the supply and development of advance materials for high demanding applications in the Automotive, Aerospace and Defense industries.

The Customer Engineering group is seeking a highly motivated Jnr technician to join its Wrexham team. Working within Solvay’s commercial group, the position offers the opportunity to help evaluate new materials technology collaboratively with the product form development teams and develop new process technology for the Defense, Aerospace and automotive industry.

Job Overview and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will need to:     

Comply with Solvay HSE standards, procedures and 5S guidelines

Contribute to the continued development of HSE standard and procedures

Plan and organize autonomously  the manufacture of composite test panels/parts

Perform trials and experiments focussed at assessing a materials process ability 

Characterise composite materials  

Collect and document information and process data to perform basic data analysis

Provide a summary either via reports or presentations of trials, experiments and test results

Work as part of a global department and in cross-functional teams

Take a lead role and ownership of CE related equipment and possesses within the facility

Take a lead in the management of material and part inventory

Education and Experience

Must have Education:

‘O’ levels / GCSE at ‘C’ or higher in sciences, math’s and English Language

BTEC, National Diploma or HND.

Optional Education:



The successful candidate must have the following attributes and skills:

Practical experience in the processing of composite materials or a similar discipline

Demonstrate their ability to overcome obstacles and to work with limited supervision

Express an interest in their daily tasks and a desire to continually develop and learn

Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to form new relationships

Positive attitude

Good time management skills

Diligence and attention to detail

MS office and google app skills

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