Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3531/1

Location: Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6TW
Salary: £24000 - £27000
Qualification required: 2:1 or above in a relevant subject
Closing Date: 20 December 2017
KTP Advert Ref: 3531/1
We are seeking a talented Mechanical Engineer, Composites Engineer or Material Scientist or similar with significant composites experience to work on a joint project under Knowledge Transfer Partnership, between Alan Harper Composites and the University of Plymouth. The key objective of this role is to develop and commercialise a range of innovative composite repair kit solutions that are quick, simple and safe to use in a variety of environments.
Skills required: You will be recently qualified with a good first degree with a minimum 2.1 (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, Composites Engineering, Materials Science or similar with significant experience of composite engineering materials and processes. A relevant post-graduate qualification is also desirable. You will be competent in composites processing, control, and mechanical testing. Some evidence of industrial experience is also desirable, particularly if it is related to commercialisation.

Your personal qualities will include: an enthusiasm and passion for creating solutions; a vision to take the system to market; excellent verbal and written communication and the ability to learn quickly with a positive attitude to change.
You will possess excellent analytical skills, be highly motivated and willing to take the project lead. You will need a logical approach to problem solving and a methodical, investigative and inquisitive mind with the ability to report results clearly and concisely.
Knowledge Base Partner: Plymouth, University of
Company partner: Alan Harper Composites Limited
Company business area: Closed moulding technology innovation and production house. Offering business-to-business composite production advances while providing the closed mould and composite plastics sector with cost effective and efficient technology.
Contact: Nicola Cherrett, Plymouth University
2nd Floor, Marine Building, Drake Circus, Tel: 01752 588910
nicola.cherrett@plymouth.ac.uk

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