Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3814/1

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD9 3TW
Salary: £22000 - £25000
Qualification required: 1st/2:1/Masters degree Mech Eng or similar
Closing Date: 10 February 2019
KTP Advert Ref: 3814/1
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Turbo Innovation Engineer as part of a 3 year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the University of Huddersfield and HR Blowers UK Ltd.
HR Blowers UK Ltd is a small company with a range of machinery that provide pressurised air and vacuum to the Bulk Solids Handling / Pneumatic Conveying Industries, Waste Water Treatment and other markets.
They are forward looking and working with high quality industrial networks and contacts, who in turn challenge HR Blowers UK Ltd to: improve equipment, develop new equipment, provide process, maintenance and reliability improvements.
The customer base for HR Blowers UK Ltd is truly international, similar equipment and related processes are found throughout the world. A growing workforce within the company is increasingly globally mobile.
The role will be based at a mixture of HR Blowers’ sites in and around Huddersfield, depending on the work that is needed. A strong connection to Huddersfield Universities Turbo Research Institute will also persist because the staff there have the expertise, knowledge and experience to help HR Blowers UK Ltd deliver new technologies to an existing market.
In this role, you will
Develop
models of equipment operation,
supply chains
Design
equipment installations including control and instrumentation
control methods and systems
Solve
technical engineering challenges
statutory and regulatory challenges
Perform
Internal Trials
Field Trials
Data Analysis
Bring
New Products to Market
New Perspectives
New Opportunities for HR Blowers UK Ltd
During the project lifespan the successful candidate will enjoy a personal development budget of £6,000. You will also attend Associate residential training programmes where you will undertake modules centred on the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) level 5 qualification in management.
Skills required: This role requires a First or Upper Second class degree in a manufacturing related subject, together with knowledge in simulation and modelling. Ability to use an industry standard solid modelling package (CAD) and Finite Element Analysis (preferably Ansys or ABAQUS) is essential. This role would suit an individual with good team working skills and an ability to communicate complex ideas and concepts effectively for complex development projects.
Knowledge Base Partner: Huddersfield, The University of
Company partner: H R Blowers UK Limited
Company business area: Manufacture and supply a range of industrial air blowers and vacuum booster pumps in a wide range of sizes to suit most customer applications
Contact: Prof John Allport, University of Huddersfield
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH, Tel: 01484472302
j.m.allport@hud.ac.uk
Additional Info: None

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