Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3840/1

Location: Hammersmith, London, W6 7HA
Salary: £ 35,000 - £ 40,000 per annum
Qualification required: PHD Eng/Science
Closing Date: 24 March 2019
KTP Advert Ref: 3840/1
Process System Enterprise (PSE) is a world-leading supplier of advanced process modelling technology and innovative
services. PSE aims to be the pioneer of next-generation modelling power by driving the modelling technology and practice forward to create new values for the process industries. The company’s products and services help allow process organisations to explore the decision space rapidly and effectively, and make better, faster and safer design and operation decisions through the application of advanced process modelling using our gPROMS platform technology.
The overarching goal of this KTP project is to develop a systematic methodology for the application of a mechanistically model-based digitalisation framework for the design and operation of powder based continuous manufacturing processes.
Being predominantly based at the Process System Enterprise in London this role provides a unique opportunity to gain real
experience of applying knowledge and expertise to develop a revolutionary modelling toolkit to allow for continuous
pharmaceutical manufacturing processes. The secondary aim of this project is to establish strong ties between Process
System Enterprise and the University of Sheffield for future project exploration. It is expected that the KTP Associate will
develop commercial impact for the company and for the University in developing tools and effective solutions to continuous manufacturing processes.
Skills required: The post holder will have knowledge of first-principle modelling experience and solid understanding of particulate process
modelling methodologies to support the digitalisation modelling framework. They will have experience in the planning, design and execution of experimental studies and will be able to use results to inform pilot plant operation and large scale testing.
Candidates must hold (or be close to completing) a PhD in a Science or Engineering discipline, or have equivalent experience.
Knowledge Base Partner: Sheffield, The University of
Company partner: Process Systems Enterprise Limited
Company business area: Supply Advanced Process Modelling software and model-based engineering and innovation services to the process industries.
Contact: Professor Jim Litster, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Mappin Street,
S1 3JD, Tel: 0114 222 7592
james.litster@sheffield.ac.uk
Additional Info: http://www.shef.ac.uk/jobs

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