KTP Associate

up to £22,223 per annum
05 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
05 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

KTP Associate (Project Officer) based at Renishaw, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

Salary of GBP 22,223 per annum, plus Post Graduate Qualification fees.

Generous budget to fund personal training and development, and travel and subsistence.

2 year fixed term appointment

GBP 4,500 to fund personal training and development

Plus your fees and stipend for a Post Graduate Qualification (Masters or PhD)

Coventry University and Renishaw Plc., Wotton-under-Edge,Gloucestershire

Working in the Renishaw headquarters in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, to deliver a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project with Coventry University. The position also holds out the possibility of obtaining a Post-Graduate qualification that would run in parallel to theKTP programme.

Renishaw is a world leading Metrology Company, with expertise in precision measurement, engineering and physics. The company's products and services are used in various industries such as automotive, aerospace, creative, healthcare,and used in applications from jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. The post will be delivering an exciting and innovative two year project to develop a novel process for finishing the external and internal surfaces of additive manufactured components. To achieve this objective an intensive and challenging programme of research has been put together focusing on the novel combination of ultrasound/ sonochemistry and electrochemical approaches. The post will be supervised at Renishaw by the Senior Development Engineer (Special Projects, Group Engineering Division)and will receive significant academic support through the academic team at Coventry University.

This high profile project will provide the appointed KTP Associate with the opportunity to work with experts in additive manufacturing at Renishaw Plc. and with academic experts from Coventry University in sonochemistry/ultrasonic and electrochemical research. The highly innovative aspects of the project,together with the opportunity to work under joint commercial and academic supervision are an invaluable combination for someone who wants to become a future leader in high value manufacturing.

The package will offer, in addition to a competitive salary, excellent opportunities and a substantial budget to further your professional development and support your career progression, namely the possibility of obtaining a Post-Graduate qualification that would run in parallel to the KTP programme.

Applicants should have, as a minimum, a 2.1 at Bachelor's Degree level and ideally a Masters Degree in a relevant science subject,preferably chemistry based and a good knowledge of electrochemistry whilst experience of ultrasound/ sonochemical/ electrochemistry/ chemistry techniques and equipment would be a distinct advantage. The successful candidate will have excellent R&D skills, be proficient at project management and extremely adaptable and flexible. In addition, experience of using materials analysis equipment e.g. SEM, EDX, Interferometry etc. would be advantageous.

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KTP is a world-leading programme that helps businesses succeed by connecting them to the UK's rich academic resources. It's a partnership between the business seeking expertise, Coventry University and a recently qualified graduate - known as a KTP Associate.

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