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  • Job reference: RMS0141478

Pipe Lab Technologist

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/06/2015
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The Company:
Our client was established over 25 years ago in the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia. Working in the Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Metals and Service Sectors they are one of the largest companies in the Industrial sector in Kingdom and an employer of choice for candidates across the globe.
Their vision is to be a leader in their industries and are keen on their responsibilities towards its stakeholders and society at large.

The Role:
Assume responsibility for handling all testing required in pipe laboratory, ensuring that all samples are tested to international standards and the results reported.
Be involved with material characterisation programs for pipe grades.
Assist with pipe qualification and performance approval programs according to international standards, market need and customer requirements.
Involved with developments project to fit specific application requirements and meet the deliverables of the project.
Provide technical support to internal and external customers and clients in terms of problem solving and know-how transfer.
Assist with delivering technical training programs about testing and qualification to customers and marketing staff.
In coordination with the Operation and QA in projects related to continuous development and quality optimisation programs of the pipe grades.
Prepare procedures and work instruction relevant to the Pipe Laboratory according to the internal management system of the centre.
Contribute in the internal EHS&S audits of the centre.
Prepare technical reports, internal documentations and analytical studies about the pipe testing.
And have the capability and the basic understanding and knowledge about:
Plastic pipe processing, including extrusion and moulding of fittings.
Welding and joining of plastic pipes including methods for assessment of quality.
Analytical approach to failure analysis investigations.
Computer and IT skills, CAD/CAM, CAE, MS, experience preferable.
People management including communication, coaching, training and people development plans.
Project recourses planning, management and project tracking techniques.

Skills & Experience
Experience in the pipe manufacturing industry and R&D activities. Graduate with in Polymer science, Materials science or engineering, Chemistry, or related discipline. Have the advanced knowledge about:
Theoretical understanding and practical hands on experience of Plastic pipe testing including pressure testing, slow crack growth resistance, rapid crack propagation, etc.
Extensive knowledge of pipe testing standards including type testing and water quality regulations.
Structural and scientific approach to R&D projects, product development (gated stages), qualification techniques (PPAP, FMEA and SPC).
Long term performance evaluation and qualification of plastic pipe for various applications.
Characterisation of material properties including rheological, structural, thermal and mechanical analyses.
Pipe material additives, stabilisers and modifiers according to the process and application requirements.
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