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WMG - Project Engineer(s) in Power Electronics

Industry Sector:
Manufacturing, Mechanical, Research & Development
Location:
West Midlands
Deadline:
27/10/2017

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Project Engineer (Remote Laser Welding)
£29,799 - £38,833 pa

Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

You will join the world renowned WMG at the University of Warwick to work on power electronics projects funded by Innovate UK and the High Value Manufacturing Catapult in collaboration with a range of industrial partners. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your professional reputation within a leading research environment at the forefront of technology.

Working within the Advanced Propulsion Systems Group, you will assist the delivery of projects in the field of power electronics. The projects will involve the design construction, testing and deployment of high efficiency power conversion for wind power and battery energy storage systems at power levels of 1 kW up to 100 kW. There is an expectation that the converters will be based on new wide band gap semiconductors.

With proven experience in delivering projects in the area of power electronics, and well developed communication and collaboration skills, you will provide the interface between industry, academic partners and the project management team.

You will be educated to degree level (ideally in an engineering related discipline) and have relevant industrial experience as well as a serious appetite to engage in project delivery.

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.

Closing Date: 4 weeks from advert

Please find more information on the job advert here.

Closing date: 4 weeks from advert

WMG was founded by Professor Lord Bhattacharyya in 1980 to help reinvigorate UK manufacturing. From its inception, WMG’s mission has been to improve the competitiveness of organisations through the application of value adding innovation, new technologies, and skills deployment, bringing academic rigour to industrial and organisational practice. Today we are one of the world’s leading research and education groups, with over 500 people working across six buildings on the Warwick campus plus collaborative centres in seven countries. 

An academic department of the University of Warwick, we are at the forefront of innovative technology, leading major multi-partner projects to create and develop exciting new processes, products, and services that can lead to major breakthroughs and be of huge benefit to organisations, both in the UK and globally. These projects have seen us impact a wide range of sectors including automotive, aerospace and defence, digital, construction, energy and utilities, finance, food and drink, healthcare, IT, pharmaceutical and rail.

We are a leading centre for world class management studies, offering unrivalled innovative postgraduate and professional education programmes that meet business and industry needs. Each year we attract high calibre students and executives.

A cornerstone of our strategic vision is our Outstanding People goal and we are fully committed to providing continuing professional development and attracting/ retaining staff of the highest calibre.  Many of our research and teaching staff have significant industrial/ business experience and come from a wide range of disciplines including materials science, chemistry, economics, computer science, engineering, design, physics and management studies.

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