Principal Project Leader

TWI - The Welding Institute - NDT

TWI, formed in 1946, is a world-leading research and technology organisation based in the UK, South East Asia, India, the Middle East, Central Asia and the USA. We provide expertise in joining and fabrication, material science and structural integrity. Services include generic research; contract R&D; technical information; engineering services and advice; standards development; and training and qualification services.

The NDT Section is undertaking one of the largest research programmes in the world into new techniques and their applications. Over the past years, we have delivered significant and sustained growth and are seeking a talented individual to enter this fast-moving team environment to underpin and drive our technical excellence and expanding market share.

Job description:

Contributing to internationally renowned work on established and emerging NDT processes, techniques and procedures, you will enjoy responsibility for and rapidly gain experience in NDT R&D. You will strengthen the core skills of an exciting and innovative team by taking on responsibilities

Duties include:

  • Project management
  • Preparation and negotiation of contract proposals
  • Providing advice to member companies on NDT inspection
  • Development of inspection techniques and procedures
  • Delivery of site inspection services and preparation of reports
  • Mentoring, guidance and support to NSIRC postgraduate industrial research projects
  • Participation at technology advisory panels relating to structural integrity for NSIRC

Skills Include:

  • Good team and networking abilities
  • Demonstrable initiative and self-motivation, strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent academic background (i.e. a relevant degree, e.g. physics, mechanical, electrical / electronic or materials engineering)
  • NDT inspection qualifications (e.g. ISO 9712) and industrial experience.

This role requires regular travel within the UK and occasionally overseas according to the demands of project work.

Permanent, Full Time, 36 hours p/wk

Closing date: 9am, 18th December 2017

To apply please visit:  www.TWI-global.com/careers

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