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Metallurgical/ Material Engineer - 2 year Fixed Term Contract

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Location: Peterborough, CAM, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Dec 6, 2019

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Job Title: Metallurgical / Material Engineer - 2 year Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £30000- £38000 (Depending on Experience)

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10 %bonus (Depending on Experience)

Contributory pension scheme- Caterpillar will double the employee's contribution Up to 10%

Contributory share scheme- Caterpillar will matched 50% of the employee's contribution 

CAT Advantage – High Street discounts and savings 

Relocation/ Sponsorship: Not Supported with this role

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business.

Who is Caterpillar? What do we do?

Caterpillar is a world leader in construction and mining equipment—creating innovative, cutting-edge products and services that help our customers build the world around us. With that level of impact comes the platform to care for the world, we work in. That’s why we lead sustainable green initiatives to preserve the environment, help reduce poverty with the Caterpillar Foundation and stay involved in the communities we help build.

What will Caterpillar do for you?

From day one, you’re set up to thrive at Caterpillar: helpful training, relatable mentors, global experience, competitive salary package, work-life balance and the growth opportunities you expect with a Fortune 100 company.

You power our success and we are committed to empowering yours. After all, when your work can impact the entire world, it’s important to do work that matters.

As a metallurgical/ material engineer you will partner with and provide technical guidance to other teams. You will have an ability to gather relevant information, compare and contrast data, identify relationships, and predict and identify failures. Decisions may affect the work group or project team, suppliers, and both internal and external customers. These decisions have significant impact on warranty, customer perception, costs, sales, and the leveraging of technology.

In this role, you will also deepen your knowledge base of Caterpillar’s products, technologies, processes, services and systems, which you will use to:

- Support engineers in complex metallurgical analysis

- Identify metallurgical manufacturing defects

- Communicate and share results to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units

- Conduct basic metallurgical analysis on products, processes, or systems

- Provide test result data for engineers


Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

- Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) in an accredited Materials Science or Metallurgical Engineering  curriculum; and

- Strong analytical skills.

NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.

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Dec 6, 2019


United Kingdom