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Graduate Job Umicore - Coating Engineer

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: Umicore
Salary: £20,000- £25,000 p.a.  

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Umicore Coating Services is a market leader in the thin film optical coatings industry providing design and coating solutions. This includes an extensive range of ultra-low absorption CO2 laser coatings, IRAR coatings, visible/NIR coatings and filters.  

Job summary

Umicore Coating Services is looking for an enthusiastic graduate to join our team of experienced Coating Engineers during the installation of a new Coating Chamber. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter, with good communication skills and excellent problem solving skills. This is a 12 month placement with an opportunity to convert to a permanent role, based in Dundee.

Job Description

Project Description

The first phase of the project is the installation of a new coating machine at Umicore. The next phase is the transfer of existing coating processes and the development of new coating processes for this machine.

Role Description

Assist in the preparation for the installation of a new coating machine

Assist in the installation of the new coating machine

Assist in the transfer of coating processes from existing equipment to the new machine

Design and Development of new coating processes

Troubleshooting and rectifying problems in the coating machine and processes

The Graduate will benefit from training in the fast moving field of Thin Film Coatings and have opportunities to work with other parts of the Umicore Group world wide. 

 

Skills / Experience

Essential

·         An interest in manufacturing technology

·         A hands-on and structured approach to problem solving

·         Excellent Communications Skills – both verbal and written

·         Strong team working skills, especially in small teams

·         Ability to work proactively and independently

·         Excellent organisational skills, including ability to managing multiple projects simultaneously

Ideal

·         Knowledge and/or experience of Optical Thin Film Coatings

Qualifications

Essential

·         Degree in Physics, Applied Physics or a relevant Engineering Degree

Benefits

The Graduate will benefit from training in the fast moving field of Thin Film Coatings and have opportunities to work with other parts of the Umicore Group world wide.

As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from the TSGPP team and will have access to a residential Leadership and Business skills training course. You can find more information on our placement training pages.

Additional Info

Preferred Placement Start Date

03 September 2012

Duration of Placement

12 months with a view to permanent hire.

All applications will be processed through the Talent Scotland Graduate Placement programme. Please direct all initial questions or enquiries to the Talent Scotland team.

Location: Scotland

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