Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3919/4

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9XJ
Salary: up to £31,700
Qualification required: Materials Science/Materials Engineering
Closing Date: 07 July 2019
KTP Advert Ref: 3919/4
Working for B and B Precision Engineering Ltd in Huddersfield, you will lead a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project to develop and commercialise thermal spraying of novel nano-structured coatings using the High Velocity Oxy-Fuel straying (HVOF) technique. The post holder will identify the appropriate raw materials for the powders, apply the coatings using the HVOF technique, and develop documentation and processes to embed the new techniques into the business. This will result in improved quality of coatings.
Skills required: The post holder (the Associate) will hold a BSc/MSc degree in Materials Science/Materials Engineering, preferably with experience in surface engineering and thermal sprayed coatings. Where a Mechanical Engineering BSc is held then an MSc in Surface Engineering would be desirable. The Associate will work in an interdisciplinary environment as part of a team which includes world-class academics and experienced company employees. The Associate will be enthusiastic, a motivated self-starter, reliable, well-organised and keen to learn. It is anticipated that that there will be some overseas travel as part of the role.
Knowledge Base Partner: Bradford, The University of
Company partner: B & B Precision Engineering (Huddersfield) Limited
Company business area: Manufacture high quality machined components, offering customers a complete manufacturing service of complex and intricate components that require multiple process steps.
Contact: Professor Tahir Khan, University of Bradford
Richmond Road
BD7 1DP, Tel: 01274 233867

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