Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3509/1

Location: Brierley Hill, Dudley, DY5 1QA
Salary: £21,000 - £25,000
Qualification required: Master Degree in Metallurgy/Materials
Closing Date: 25 October 2017
KTP Advert Ref: 3509/1
The post holder will work with The University of Sheffield and Phoenix Calibration & Services Ltd. in the area of high
temperature testing facilities for all metallurgical sectors. The post is funded through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership
(KTP) with contributions from Phoenix Calibration & Services Ltd.
The principal aim of the project will be to embed the knowledge, skills and technical capabilities to specify and combine, for the testing of a selection of key materials of interest to the target sectors: load train materials and designs; heating technologies; testing environments (for example inert gas, vacuum); and sample insertion/removal techniques. The successful candidate will be expected to have a sound understanding of Metallurgy and metals characterisation techniques, and in mechanical testing and/or physical simulations.
Skills required: Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Metallurgy or Materials (or have equivalent experience), experience of
mechanical testing and/or physical simulations of metals and of leading and managing projects.
Knowledge Base Partner: Sheffield, The University of
Company partner: Phoenix Materials Testing Limited
Company business area: Design and build complete bespoke hydraulic test systems including the mechanical frame, hydraulic power supply, wiring, digital control system and software.
Contact: Professor Eric Palmiere, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Sir Robert Hadfield Building,
Mappin Street,
Sheffield,
S1 3JD, Tel: 0114 2225978
E.J.Palmiere@sheffield.ac.uk
Additional Info: http://www.shef.ac.uk/jobs

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