Research Assistant in Mechanical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
23 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location        AE
Organization Name        ARIC

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

  • To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.
  • Ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication.
  • To support in manufacturing and production of carbon/glass composite parts for sports and recreation industry

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Develop 2D/3D models for product development using CAD
  • Analyze the functionality of the models developed using simulation software
  • Prototype manufacturing and testing
  • Support pilot batch manufacturing
  • Developing tools and mandrels using CAM and CNC machinery
  • Generating bill of materials based on product
  • Adhere to ISO 9001 design and development practices

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Assist University students in their senior design projects

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline with preference for Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering/ Materials Science

Required Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in fiber reinforced composite industry
  • At least 3 years hands on experience in composite layups 
  • Knowledge of tool design and manufacturing
  • Thorough knowledge of composite manufacturing processes (Prepregs, LCM processes and thermoplastics processing)
  • Knowledge of CAD/CAM software, NDT techniques

How To Apply

You will be required to attach the following:

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

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