Robotic Systems Engineer

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £39,609 per annum according to relevant experience
02 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Proctor and Gamble, Trafford Park, Manchester
Closing Date : 03/01/2019
Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum according to relevant experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : From 14 January 2018 until 13 January 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate with the ability and confidence to manage a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with Procter and Gamble.

The University of Manchester and Procter and Gamble are looking to recruit a robotic systems engineer to undertake this 36 month project which has an overall aim of developing, embedding, and exploiting advanced manufacturing and collaborative robotic technology for increased productivity and operation of the Manchester manufacturing plant.

The position will provide the successful candidate with a unique opportunity to work with a world leading company and internationally renowned research group in robotics based at The University of Manchester to investigate the feasibility of collaborative robotics in a manufacturing plant.

Candidates will require a recently-obtained minimum of a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical Engineering and a PhD in robotics or related discipline.

This post is funded through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) award, a UK Government scheme intended to promote sustained and mutually beneficial relationships between universities and industry.

Based at Procter and Gamble, Manchester, Trafford Park, the successful candidate will work directly with supervisors from both the University and Procter and Gamble and will use the facilities and resources of both organisations.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Andrew Weightman Senior Lecturer in Medical Mechatronics and Patricia Shelmerdine at Procter and Gamble.


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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