Fixed term contract until 31 August 2021, 36.5 hours per week.
WMG is passionate about delivering excellent research with industrial impact. We advise, train and collaborate with businesses and organisations to solve their technical and innovation challenges. We believe in supporting engineers and scientists to develop the leading technologists of tomorrow.
Each member of WMG brings their own technical or industry experience that together forms a powerhouse dedicated to supporting the UK technology and manufacturing industry. The day-to-day is fast paced and ever changing - each new client brings a new challenge and with it the opportunity to realise sustainable, profitable growth for their business.
As a Technology Transfer Engineer, you will join the WMG SME team to bring research-led innovation into small and medium sized manufacturing businesses to help them become more productive and competitive. If you are passionate about developing technology, and believe your skills could help strengthen our mission to ‘make a difference to UK manufacturing’, then we want to hear from you.
We are looking for candidates with technical skills to support our Digital Manufacturing team. In particular, we are looking for engineers with skills in any of:
• Software development e.g. managing the development, deployment and testing ideally with Linux experience;
• Data systems, e.g. sensor integration, Industrial Internet of Things, embedded software devices, processing and analysis, machine learning and artificial intelligence;
You will be degree level qualified in a relevant subject or have significant applied industrial experience. You should also be able to:
• Communicate your expertise, knowledge and experience
• Apply your knowledge to the practical development of physical products and manufacturing processes
• Work as part of a dynamic, multi-skilled team
• Work on multiple concurrent projects with short timescales (typically 2-5 days)
In return, we can offer a stimulating and challenging work environment, with the opportunity to have a real impact on commercial success within the SME sector, as well as opportunity for career progression with a highly regarded organisation.
This appointment is dependent upon part funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), for the project Digital Innovation for Manufacturing (DI4M) project number 50R18PO2791, supported by the HVM Catapult, and will be subject to the continuation of both the availability of funding and the projects.
Interview: 2 April 2020.
Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.