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Senior Specialist - Non-Metallics

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Date: 05-Aug-2022

Location: Southampton, GB, SO16 7PX

Company: Lloyds Register

Location: Based in Southampton, however, other UK&I locations can also be considered
Position Category: Materials/Welding & NDE
Position Type: Employee Regular



We are a leading international provider of classification, compliance & consultancy services to the marine & offshore industry, helping our customers design, construct & operate their assets to the highest levels of safety & performance using qualified materials, fabrication processes and inspection methods. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel & innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.


The Role

A vacancy exists for a Non-Metallics Senior Specialist in our Marine and Offshore Materials Department.  We have a core team of specialists based at our Southampton Global Technology Centre, UK, where a vacancy has arisen.


Working closely with the team of specialist colleagues and technical support offices, this role will have specific responsibilities for product qualification testing and certification activities, working as a team to ensure compliance with our Rules and Regulations.   Involvement and input into key Research and Technology projects will also be required.


Successful candidates will have the following skillset:

  • Experience in non-metallic material development/qualification and QA and experience in a composite manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience of material characterisation, qualification testing and non-destructive examination (NDE/NDT).
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of relevant industry standards and practices. 

What do we ask from you?

A degree or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register within the relevant field of engineering or physical science (minimum of two years programme) – Degree encompassing Material Science; Composite Engineering with large focus on non-metallics. 

  • Working towards achieving Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.
  • In-depth knowledge and practice of non-metallic materials, manufacturing processes and applications.
  • Detailed understanding of the design, manufacture and certification aspects of non-metallic materials.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the Project Management process, gained through experience and training.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution.
  • Familiarity with IT software including database operation.
  • Proficiency in the English Language commensurate with the work.



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