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Lead Engineer (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning)

University of Sheffield - Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre - AMRC Cymru/Wales

Location: Chester
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 per annum. Potential to progress to £56,587 per annum (Grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th October 2021
Closes: 1st November 2021
Job Ref: UOS030344


Chester Road

Do you have the skillset required to become our Lead Engineer within the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

We are looking for a hardworking and experienced Engineer who can use both a theoretical and hands-on approach to tackle complex engineering challenges. You will lead all aspects of our AI capabilities and will be responsible for the development of other engineers. You will be dealing with our project partners in order to help develop and advise on technologies around AI.

You will deal directly with some of the most advanced technologies and companies in the world. Some of these companies include Airbus, Rolls Royce, BAE Systems, Spirit AeroSystems, GE Aviation, GKN and Bombardier. You will also be interacting with local businesses within the Wales area as the AMRC builds stronger relations with the local government.

You will have:

  • Previous experience of working in a practical and hands-on environment.
  • A good Honours degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent experience).
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work streams and coordinate project resources.
  • The interpersonal skills required to work well within a project team made up of internal colleagues and external customers.

We are committed to investing in our staff development, exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University.

About the Team

AMRC Cymru’s vision is to be instrumental in driving world class manufacturing innovation for Wales and the UK, with applied research facilities comparable with the best in the world, ensuring Wales is an attractive destination for inward investment and the creation of new businesses, in addition to providing world-class support for existing manufacturers.

AMRC Cymru is a new part of the University of Sheffield AMRC Group and by extension the High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC), funded by Welsh Government, HVMC funds and the private sector. Initially, the group will employ 18 members of staff within our new state of the art facility in Broughton, Flintshire.

About the University

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film:, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.

If you’re passionate about working at the AMRC/Wales, then we would love to hear from you.

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