Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3678/1

Location: Neath, Neath, SA11 1NJ
Salary: £31K - £32K
Qualification required: Degree & Masters in Design/ Engineering or related
Closing Date: 31 August 2018
KTP Advert Ref: 3678/1
This is an exciting opportunity to undertake a KTP bewteen JG Hale Construction Limited and Cardiff Metropolitan University to expand and modernise the current range of Company products, associated manufacturing processes and business systems. This role will focus on the development of new, prefabricated, floor, ceiling and roof panels to complement the current high performance Trisowarm wall panels.

JG Hale Construction is a South Wales based company encompassing three main divisions including Hale Construction, Hale Homes and Seven Oaks Timber Frames Ltd. Hale Construction delivers major construction projects for Local Authorities, Housing Associations and the private building market.

In 2017, the Welsh Government launched its innovative housing scheme to encourage innovative sustainable prefabricated off site construction, with a target of 20,000 new affordable dwellings by 2020.
The purpose of this role is to help Hale rise to the Welsh Government challenge of creating quality and quick to build sustainable dwellings for 2020 and beyond.

The successful candidate will be crucial in delivering the main aim of the KTP, to project Hale to the position of market leader for prefabicated and modular timber buildings in Wales.

For further information and application please use the URL link provided below.

Skills required: Essential Skills required as a minimum
- 3D Computer Aided Design skills
- Knowledge of using Design for Manufacture principles
- Knowledge of Mass and batch manufacturig processes for products
- Good analytical skills and an ability to optimise designs for performance, manufacturing and cost
- Good reporting and writing skills
- Experience of presenting complex technical information in reports or in oral presentations
Knowledge Base Partner: Cardiff Metropolitan University
Company partner: J G Hale Construction Limited
Company business area: Construction incorporating its own timber frame design, manufacture and supply organisation: Seven Oaks Timber Frame. Systems produced include standard timber frame and pre-insulated closed panel timber cassette for exterior walls with BBA certification: Trisowarm.
Contact: Dr John Littlewood, Sustainable and Resilient Built Environment Group
Cardiff School of Art & Design
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Western Avenue
Cardiff CF5 2YB, Tel: 02920416676
jlittlewood@cardiffmet.ac.uk

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