Project Engineer - Railway Vehicles


Location: Coventry
Salary: £29,799 to £38,833 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 28th February 2018
Closes: 29th March 2018
Reference: 1716844

Fixed Term Contract for 24 months.

Do you have an interest in the railway industry? Can you assist in the expansion of our railway research activity?

An exciting opportunity exists to join the world renowned WMG at the University of Warwick, to undertake research into railway propulsion systems, involving the development, modelling, and testing of current and future drive systems for railway vehicles. Exploiting the unique Vehicle Energy Facility at WMG and a new facility enabling energy storage R&D, you will contribute to the WMG HVM Catapult focus on low carbon mobility.

The ideal candidate will have a significant background in understanding complex systems relevant to energy management and energy storage systems in vehicles, ideally gained from industrial experience in the commercial vehicle or rail sectors, coupled with the ability to engage actively with industry collaborators and project partners.

You will possess a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, together with a serious appetite to engage in project delivery and reporting.

In return, we will provide you with a great range of benefits, which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities.

For an informal discussion related to this role please contact Andy McGordon (

Closing date: 29 March 2018

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.