New Product Research and Development Engineer (KTP Associate) at Consolite Forensics Ltd., Wiltshire

Sheffield Hallam University - Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences

Fixed term for 24 months

Closing Date 13/11/16 at 23:30 

KTP is one of the UK's largest graduate recruitment schemes. This position, with a pioneering company and a leading university department, is a great opportunity for you to participate in an exciting major project and for you to make your mark.

Consolite Forensics is an innovative company established to exploit new technologies in the world of forensic science. Consolite Forensics has already brought to market revolutionary new products that are transforming their respective fields. The company has identified a need to investigate, research and develop to pre-production level for the next generation of physical devices enabling the advancement of forensics science. You will be working at the junctions of forensic science and product / human centred design.

Ideally, you will have a Master's degree in Industrial Design or Design Engineering (or equivalent) and have knowledge of designing and executing experiments, as well as experience of analysing and interpreting experimental data. Experience of designing using CAD is essential, as is knowledge and experience of designing and making (including rapid prototyping) mechanical devices. A sound understanding of manufacturing processes and relevant industrial experience is desirable. You must be pro-active, have excellent communication, report writing and presentation skills, and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

The appointment carries a range of benefits including:

  • Excellent opportunity to "fast track” your career by leading a high profile and strategically important project to a successful conclusion
  • A generous personal development budget in addition to formal KTP Management Training and bonus incentives
  • Automatic inclusion in our defined benefit pension scheme.
  • The opportunity to register for a higher degree (Mphil/PhD), for which tuition fees will be waived.

Although the appointment is initially for 24 months it is possible that a permanent position will be available within the company upon successful completion of the project. 

Please quote job number: 022643

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