Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3438/2

Location: Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1JE
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000
Qualification required: Degree in Mechanical or Design Engineering
Closing Date: 29 May 2017
KTP Advert Ref: 3438/2
An exciting opportunity has become available for a qualified graduate to develop a "next-generation" automated production solution for Craftsman Tools and to transform their product design and management systems.

You will be responsible for managing the project and developing new production processes, product designs, and management systems through the utilisation of industrial analytics by working closely with the Managing Director and Applications Engineers at Craftsman Tools and Mechanical Engineers from the University of Huddersfield.

Craftsman Tools Ltd is a multi-award winning supplier of precision toolholding, workholding and supply chain management services to a broad spectrum of the engineering sector. Throughout their 60 year history Craftsman Tools has invested heavily in both its people and machinery to ensure that it remains highly competitive and at the forefront of manufacturing excellence on a worldwide level.
Skills required: You will need to be a motived self-starter with good verbal and written communication skills along with experience and knowledge of mechanical design and development, utilising CAE tools and techniques to convert concepts into reality.

Experience in manufacturing systems such as machine tools and automation, quality control including geometric tolerances and engineering drawing creation would be beneficial.

Attention to detail and the ability to analyse data for statistical analysis will be important. You must be inquisitive with the ability to work responsibly, with enthusiasm and effectively with people at all levels.

You will be self-motivated, well organised and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge Base Partner: Huddersfield, The University of
Company partner: Craftsman Tools Limited
Company business area: Manufacture work and tool holding equipment for the machine tool industry.
Contact: Dr Andrew Longstaff, The University of Huddersfield
School of Computing and Engineering
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH
, Tel: 01484 472596
a.p.longstaff@hud.ac.uk

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