Nottingham, Nottingham, NG5 1FH
MSc or MEng in Mechanical Engineering
31 August 2018
KTP Advert Ref:
An exciting opportunity has become available to work full time on a 26-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop a non-destructive, low-cost, easily deployable system for sealing or reducing background water leakage in customer supply pipes.
Severn Trent Water was formed in 1974 as a regional, state-owned water authority based in the Midlands responsible for water management and supply, and waste water treatment and disposal in the catchment areas of two of Britain's largest rivers - the Severn and the Trent.
For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Rasool Erfani (email@example.com) or Dr Julfikar Haider (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To apply please visit https://manmetjobs.mmu.ac.uk/jobs
Qualification we require:
MSc or MEng in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Product Design Engineering or a closely related subject.
Candidates with a good honours (2:1 or 1st) Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field will be considered if they have significant industrial experience of direct relevance to the project.
Candidates should have:
• proven working knowledge of flow simulation and CAD;
• practical / experimental skills (including digital data acquisition and image/video capture) to support the substantial portion of work with test rigs and prototype patches;
• some experience in the use of room temperature cure epoxies and silicone polymer systems will be desirable, but not essential;
Candidates will be required to demonstrate an ability to work independently in a well-organised manner and set priorities to meet deadlines. Some commercial exposure would be useful.
Knowledge Base Partner:
Manchester Metropolitan University
Severn Trent Water Limited
Company business area:
Water authority responsible for water management and supply, and waste water treatment and disposal.
Susan Connor, Manchester Metropolitan University
Lower Ormond Street
, Tel: 01612472821