Employer directory Physics World  February 2019


TWI is a world-leading independent research and technology organization that provides industry with engineering and manufacturing solutions for structures, incorporating joining and associated technologies.

About us

Established in 1946, TWI is the only single source of expertise in every aspect of joining technology for engineering materials, – metals, plastics, ceramics, composites and electronic assemblies – from selection, through manufacture, to in-service performance.

As a non-profit distributing company, limited by guarantee and owned by its members, TWI can offer independent advice and is internationally renowned for employing multidisciplinary teams to implement established or advanced joining technology or to solve problems arising at any stage – from initial design, selecting materials, production and quality assurance, through to service performance and repair.

TWI works with companies representing virtually all sectors of manufacturing industry, from more than 70 countries around the globe; as well as housing a professional institution, The Welding Institute, with a separate membership of 6000.


The National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC) is a state-of-the-art postgraduate engineering facility established and managed by structural integrity specialist TWI. NSIRC unites academia and industry, working closely with leading UK and international universities, as well as founder sponsors BP and the Lloyd’s Register Foundation. The collaborating partners provide academic excellence to address the need for fundamental research, as well as high-quality, industry-relevant training for the next generation of engineers.

Providing a direct path from academia to industry is one of the key attributes that NSIRC seeks to provide. Through the structure of the postgraduate courses on offer, the organization is able to create an environment that provides important academic learning, as well as crucial training for industry, with students working on live projects and within their chosen fields.

Why work for us

Our work is varied and offers innovation and challenge in helping to solve real industry problems that can have a profound impact on the world and peoples’ lives. We believe that developing our people to reach their full potential is paramount to our success as an independent research and technology organization.

What we are we looking for

We are always looking for talented individuals to join us across a range of openings including engineering, research, administration and customer services, apprenticeships, corporate and business support, marketing and business development, training and examinations.

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