Non-Metallic Materials and Processes Engineer

Company Details

ATG's mission is to support and enable the space industry in its endless drive towards technological and economical growth. By making available our knowledge, expertise and unique technological solutions to key players, we truly aim to accelerate innovation throughout the community.

Job Overview

For our client, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for a Non-Metallic Materials and Processes Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Materials & Processes Section.

Tasks & Responsibilities

The technical competence shall cover a wider range of M&P expertise of the following materials classes and technologies:

  • Processing, testing, and performance evaluation of metallic materials and processes (e.g. Al-alloys, Ti-alloys, steel) including their surface treatment and joining technologies;
  • Processing, testing, and performance evaluation of polymer materials and processes (e.g. polymer matrix composites) including their joining/bonding technologies;
  • Processing, testing, and performance evaluation of ceramic materials (e.g. SiC) and their joining technologies.


  • Master or PhD in materials sciences or mechanical engineering;
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in materials and processes engineering;
  • Good knowledge about general materials test methodologies and especially experience in mechanical testing and fatigue life assessment;
  • Experience in defining and executing test plans for materials qualification and process validation;
  • Capability to take decisions for selection of materials and processes for space applications.


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Tagged as: space applications, materials test methodologies, mechanical testing, fatigue life assessment, materials qualification, process validation, polymer materials, ceramic materials

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