3D Laboratory Technician with metallurgy experience

Posted 8 March by PhotoCentric Ltd

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with either some experience in metallurgy, or metal injection moulding to join a well-established manufacturing firm based in Peterborough. All we ask is that you have at least 1 year of experience in metallurgy, or metal injection moulding. The role will be laboratory based, working on our new metal 3D printing project.

Photocentric Ltd based in Peterborough is a rapidly growing, innovative company with a number of patented, market leading and award-winning products. We are looking for metallurgist to be involved in the formulation, testing and sintering of novel photopolymer-metal resins and objects.This is a fabulous opportunity for someone who is seeking career progression as the role may offer the chance of promotion to carry out research working under one of our PhD chemists.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Formulate metal-loaded 3D printer resins under the supervision of a PhD chemist
  • Test 3D printer resins
  • Perform challenging, cutting edge research under the supervision of a PhD chemist
  • Work in collaboration with the engineering team on the development of a metal 3D printer
  • Development and validation of a debinding and sintering process for 3D printed metal objects
  • Record all results in a systematic manner, and prepare reports about test results
  • Retain copies of all results for reporting
  • Retain copies and examples for future use
  • Comply with company policies and procedures and lead by example in all areas
  • Actively participate in the process of continuous improvement of the Company’s Product Safety and Quality Management System, products and processes.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience in metallurgy, or metal injection moulding
  • Experience with debinding and sintering metal objects
  • Good numerical and literacy skills
  • Genuine interest in 3D printing
  • Good team player
  • Can commute to Peterborough

Required skills

  • Injection Molding
  • Laboratory
  • Metallurgy
  • Testing
  • 3D Printing

Reference: 34637249

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