KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Research Engineer, Aerospace Research and Innovation Center

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
27 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Dec 2018
Ref
IRC32670
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Location AE      

Organization Name Aerospace Research and Innovation Center

About University            

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology  combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution,seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Brief Description

  • Performs facility and equipment administration duties on additive manufacturing machine(s) and relevant post-processing machine(s).
  • Responsible for in-time production of parts requested from relevant entities by properly managing/scheduling yourself and coordination of laboratory equipment.
  • Develops laboratory operating and production request procedure for relevant entities. 
  • Provides design for Additive Manufacturing input such as process parameters to relevant entities for prototype work and material development.
  • Responsible for quality control to reduce part distortion and error insuring part tolerance accuracy.
  • Monitors and maintains clean and safe working environment in labs and ensures compliance with work related legal, health and safety standards. 

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Operate Performs facility and equipment administration duties on additive manufacturing machine(s) and relevant post-processing machine(s).
  • Coordinates operations of the laboratory and laboratory staff
  • Responsible for in-time production of parts requested from relevant entities by properly managing/scheduling yourself and coordination of laboratory equipment.
  • Maintains equipment in ready status and ensures stock of consumables within a pre-defined level of stock
  • Monitors and maintains clean and safe working environment in labs and ensures compliance with work related legal, health and safety standards. 
  • Develops laboratory operating and production request procedure for relevant entities. 
  • Supports in identifying and purchasing of lab equipment, which is necessary for production requests by relevant entities.
  • Works closely with procurement/facilities management/financial department/machine manufacturer/consumable provider.
  • Coordinates with suppliers to obtain quotations and to prepare PR.
  • Coordinates with machine manufacturer for warranty service, repair works, and regular maintenance.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • MSc with relevant experience or B.S with relevant experience of more than 3 years in an appropriate discipline.  Preference will be given to candidates with education from pre-eminent institutions of higher education

Required Experience

  • Qualifications / Experience / Skills
  • 2+ years’ hands-on experience with AM manufacturing, preferably on EOS machines
  • 2+ years’ hands-on experience using CAD and CAM tools to support production of 3D printed metal components
  • 2+ years’ hands-on experience with AM process simulation applications for distortion compensation
  • Substantial understanding on AM process, post-processing, and quality check 

How To Apply

Note: You will be required to attach the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Passport-size photograph
  3. Teaching and Research Statement

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (RecruitmentTeam@ku.ac.ae)

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