Materials Analysis Engineer

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Currently Employed in Scotland

What is a Materials Analysis Engineer

You could help a business solve stock-related issues and identify useful products.

Depending on where you work, you can update a shopping inventory or develop a design strategy for a new kind of fabric.

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Manage the supply of goods within a business.
  • Research new materials that could benefit a company.
  • Develop and implement design strategies for different materials.

Getting in and Qualifications


If you are planning to become a Materials Analysis Engineer, then there are a range of options, such as apprenticeships and degrees.

Useful subjects:

  • Business administration
  • Maths
  • Computer Science

Doing a Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills in S5 or S6 is useful for the role of a Materials Analysis Engineer.

Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.


You could consider a Modern Apprenticeship in Supply Chain Management, or a Graduate Apprenticeship in Business Management.

A degree in business management or Computer Science can be helpful for getting a job as a Materials Analysis Engineer.

Computer skills are a desirable skill, so you may decide you want to work in a different role for a few years and gain the relevant experience.