Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3539/1

Location: Retford, Derbyshire, DE22 7AX
Salary: £27,000 to £31,000
Qualification required: 2:1 composites/polymer chemistry
Closing Date: 02 January 2018
KTP Advert Ref: 3539/1
This is a 24 month KTP project between Loughborough University and Trelleborg Applied Technologies Ltd to deliver a novel, lightweight, hybrid polymeric-ceramic coating technology for use on a range of structures. The aim will be to develop a coating which will give these structures a tailored electromagnetic signature which is invisible to S band radar.
Skills required: Experience
Experience of conducting a significant experimental-based project within either a university or company setting;
Experience of following established health and safety procedures;
Experience of operating polymer mixing equipment;
Skills and abilities
Excellent technical writing skills
The ability to assimilate large amounts of data and to be able to condense this information down into a short Technical
Report which could be easily understood by a competent reader
Excellent presentation / communication skills,
Ability to work both independently, without supervision, and, as part of a team.
Ability to communicate with a wide range of academic and commercial personnel
Willingness to undertake KTP training modules and other training as appropriate
To observe the University Equal Opportunities policies at all times.

Knowledge Base Partner: Loughborough University
Company partner: Trelleborg Retford Limited
Company business area: Provide engineered material solutions for the most challenging applications from space to seafloor - with a long-standing commitment to the development of innovative material solutions.
Contact: Sally Simmonds, Enterprise Office
Hazlerigg Building
Loughborough University
LE11 3LB, Tel: 01509 223110

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