Materials Technician

Located in Adelaide, South Australia, posted on 24 May 2019

Are you looking to take the next step in your career? We currently have a position located in the Adelaide for a Material Technician to join dynamic team. The successful candidate will join an industry leader in providing ground-breaking composite technology to the Defence & aerospace sector and will work on exciting & high-profile projects.

In this role you will support the team in undertaking of testing, research and development activities, specifically to support R&D, manufacturing engineering and design engineering. You will have the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art composite products.

The Role:

  • Support in the design and development of new technologies, products and systems
  • Implementation and construction of R&D development ideas from concepts into experimental plans and production
  • Design of experiments and setup of experimental equipment working within quality standards.
  • Undertaking test sample production, analysis, recording and reporting of the test results
  • Assist the development of existing technologies, products and processes
  • Assist in the delivery of new products and technologies and fundamental research in support of business needs

Experience required:

  • Diploma level qualifications in composites materials or equivalent
  • Proven hands-on manufacturing experience
  • Strong understanding of composites
  • Metal work, fabrication and machining skills for production
  • Experience working on Defence projects will be highly advantageous
  • Must have experienced working in a fast-paced environment
  • Candidates must hold Australian Citizenship to apply

Candidates with experience in composite body armour or composite body panels in a Defence environment are encouraged to apply.

Kinexus is Australia's Leading supplier of Recruitment Solutions to the Defence and Aerospace Sectors. Working within the Defence environment for over 17 years, we partner with some of the largest Defence projects and organisations in Australia.


To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Tristan Gibbons on 0419 630 422 quoting the Job Title for this position.
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