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Product Design Engineer - KTP based in Bicester

Oxford Brookes University - Technology, Design and the Environment

Location: Bicester, Oxford
Salary: £27,000 to £32,000 per annum plus personal development budget of £2,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th October 2018
Closes: 12th November 2018
Job Ref: 058362

Do you have the knowledge and skills to tackle the problems of overheating in buildings?

In this role you will be employed and supervised by Professor Denise Morrey and Dr Shpend Gerguri from the School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics at Oxford Brookes University, but will be based with Zeta Specialist Lighting Ltd in Bicester, leading a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project part-funded by Innovate UK.

You will work on embedding novel Computer Aided Engineering skills into the company, which will allow them to develop and launch new products into both new and existing markets. You will have an excellent understanding of the engineering design process, and also a good understanding of CAE analysis. This is a rapidly developing area with excellent future prospects.

About Zeta Specialist Lighting Ltd:

The Zeta Group has been designing, developing and manufacturing intelligent systems suited to a wide range of applications for over 26 years. Find out more at

About Oxford Brookes University: 

Oxford Brookes is one of the UK's leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation as well as strong links with business and industry.

The KTP will be supported by experienced staff in the area of Engineering design and innovation strategies which are essential for the successful delivery of the partnership.

The successful candidate must have a degree and relevant experience as detailed in the full job specification.

Essential skills we require as a minimum include a good level of research, interpersonal and communication skills as detailed in the full job specification.

This position is available as soon as possible for a fixed term, 24 month duration.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

Location: Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus

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