Manufacturing Engineer (KTP Associate)
An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and self-motivated engineering graduate to lead a project to innovate in computer aided design and manufacture of medical devices, enhancing productivity by linking simulations, automatic machining code generation, additive manufacturing, and inspection to CAD models to significantly reduce machine setting times. Please note that this position is a 36 month fixed term contract.
You will have a BEng or BSc (minimum 2:1) in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering or a related Engineering degree (such as Mechatronic Engineering). A higher degree, or work experience which can substitute for a higher degree, is desirable. They will also need:
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), with an engaging personality to support the development of strong, effective relationships.
• An interest in manufacturing.
• The aptitude to apply technologies developed through research to a commercial scenario, understanding the needs of internal and external customers and stakeholders.
• An ambition and ability to take ownership of a challenging and impactful technical project.
• Knowledge of simulation software for computer aided design/manufacture, ideally with practical application through project work, placement and/or work experience.
ATC is a contract medical device manufacturer, making precision critical, high accuracy devices for the orthopaedic, neuroscience, cardiac, prosthetic limb and dental industries predominantly. ATC specialise in machining difficult materials and titanium is the major material used on site. Find out more by visiting:www.atcltd.co.uk/
This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme funded by Innovate UK. It is essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position. Please visit:www.brighton.ac.uk/ktp
Knowledge/experience of the following is desirable:
• Computer programming software (e.g. Visual Basic, C++, Matlab) CNC machining.
• Knowledge of instrumentation and data analysis (e.g. CMM).
• Medical engineering and medical device manufacture, including additive manufacturing.
Please note that this is a two stage interview process with interviews being held on Wednesday 7 February and then Thursday 22 February.
The University of Brighton is committed to equality and embraces diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We welcome all applicants and are committed to providing a supportive and flexible working environment.
To apply for this role, please visit http://jobs.brighton.ac.uk/EG4037-17-537
Closing Date: Sunday 21 January 2018.