Technical Project Engineer

Glasgow (GB)
£31,604 - £38,833
12 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department/School: Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Staff Category: Technical Services
Type of Employment: Fixed-term (12 months)
Working Hours: Full-time
Salary Range: £31,604 - £38,833
Closing Date: 14 March 2018

Applications are invited for a highly motivated Technician to join the Future Manufacturing Research Hub in Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation (CMAC; at the University of Strathclyde. CMAC is a large dynamic Centre located across 7 UK universities with the physical hub located at the University of Strathclyde. The post holder will have a HND level qualification in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, physical science or related discipline and related experience of equipment development, design and fabrication. Experience of modelling related to process engineering (such as CFD) would be advantageous. 

You will be a hands on practitioner with the ability to design, test, modify and implement improved equipment capabilities for use in small scale manufacture of pharmaceuticals. The successful candidate will contribute significantly to the technical development of microfactories for pharmaceutical development and manufacturing applications. 

You will have excellent written, verbal and graphical engineering skills, with the ability to demonstrate prioritisation and scheduling of your own workload. Candidates must have strong problem solving abilities, demonstrating innovation and creativity in dealing with research challenges. 

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr John Robertson, Senior Research Fellow, at or on 0141 444 7130.

Interviews will be held in April 2018.