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Project Engineer - Sensors (104259 - 0921)

University of Warwick - WMG

Location: Coventry
Salary: £31,406 to £40,927 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 27th September 2021
Closes: 27th October 2021
Job Ref: 1879585
Previous candidates need not apply.

Full time, Fixed Term Contract until October 2022

WMG is a vibrant, cutting-edge research institution at the University of Warwick. They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer to join their Intelligent Vehicles Research Group working in a High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC) supported project. We are passionate to support UK’s industry in developing manufacturing supply chains for smart, connected and automated vehicle technologies.

The role will involve working with the WMG Chief Engineer in creating a roadmap for sensor manufacturing supply chains including opportunities linked with sustainability. The successful candidate will engage directly with key stakeholders, companies, industry networks and other Catapult Centres to develop the supply chain map. Based on this, they will create proposals on how the HVMC will enable the creation of manufacturing supply chain in the UK. They will actively participate in the development of collaborative project funding proposals to create new capabilities for the department and the HVMC going forward.

You will need to have a good honours degree in a relevant discipline, along with an excellent understanding of technologies/experience in the field of one or more of the following: Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics, Technology Supply Chains. You will be a self-starter, who takes initiative, is well-structured, well-organised and driven to deliver projects with confidence. You will be confident in communicating with people at many levels and to develop high quality written and presentation material.

In return we will provide a great range of benefits which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities to set you up as a highly sought after engineer.
At WMG we are committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential. We currently hold the Athena SWAN Bronze Award and the University of Warwick holds an Institutional Silver Award: a national initiative that recognises the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia. We are supportive of staff with caring responsibilities including a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, and onsite childcare facilities. We will consider applications for employment on a part-time or other flexible working basis, even where a position is advertised as full-time, unless there are operational or other objective reasons why it is not possible to do so.

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 above.

Closing Date: 27th October 2021
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