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Polymer, Mechanical or other relevant areas Engineer (m/f) - RH CT RECAP UMEC 12/2021

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INEGI – Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial is an Organization focused on the research, technology-based innovation and technology transfer activities, with a strong collaborative network with the University of Porto, Portugal. In the context of a significant increase in R&D activities, the INEGI is looking for a highly motivated candidate to join its Composite Materials and Structures Unity (UMEC).

Polymer, Mechanical or other relevant areas Engineer (m/f)

Project title: ReCAP - Recycled Composites for high performance Applications: aircraft components and support structures

Description:

ReCAP is a flagship project, financially supported by the National Innovation Agency in the framework of Portugal 2020, aiming at the development of high-performance thermoplastic composites for aeronautic components, through the reincorporation of industrial residues ("zero waste concept”) using process methodologies characterized by a high manufacturing throughput, less expensive and more oriented towards a circular economy.

In addition, the goal of this project is to develop and optimize different fuselage prototypes – aircraft clips and brackets – using mechanical recycling strategies for the production of compounds with an equivalent or higher performance, through the reuse and recycle of composite materials. Manufacturing these components will require an optimization of the hot stamping accomplished by over molding, and their integration in complex structures will need the modification of traditional welding processes. 

Moreover, this technically demanding project will include the design / dimensioning of productive set-ups, the fabrication and characterization of semi-products, and the production of the final prototypes (hot stamped and over molded, compression molded, injection molded with short carbon fibre, etc.). These activities will be supported by computational modelling and simulation for a better decision-making. 

The position includes:

·  Identification of manufacturing process variables, their interdependencies and influences in the final product;

·  Development and characterization of manufacturing processes for thermoplastic composites;

·  Development and optimization of constructive solutions oriented to the manufacturing process, welding process and validation setups;

·  Implementation of numerical models;

·  Productive tools design and development of test setups;

·  Prototype production;

·  Dimensional analysis and correlation of experimental tests with numerical models.

·  Contribute for the project technical reports;

·  Contribute to scientific production.

INEGI’s team is looking for a candidate with the following profile:

·  Master in Polymer or Mechanical Engineering, among others;

·  Preferential will be given to a candidate having previous experience in R&D activities, with special emphasis on composite materials;

·  Team player;

·  Critical analysis and goal-oriented;

·  Responsibility, pro-activity, motivation and autonomy;

·  Fluent written and spoken English.

INEGI’s team offers:

·  Integration in a reference Research and Technology Organization;

·  Salary conditions adjusted to the profile and potential of the selected candidate.

If a foreign higher institution awards the academic degree, the diploma must take into account the provisions of Decree-Law no. 341/2007, of October 12th, and all formalities established therein must be completed within the tender deadline.

False statements provided by applicants will be punished by law.

Expressions of interest must be sent, along with by CV, Certificate of Qualifications and Certificate attesting the proficiency of English, from 24th February to 09th March 2021 through the official page of INEGI www.inegi.pt  Join us | Open Positions - Press Apply Polymer or Mechanical Engineering M/F - RH CT RECAP UMEC 12/2021 or by mail:

INEGI – Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial

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Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 400
4200-465 Porto
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