Research Fellow, Birmingham

Posted By:West Bromwich Branch
Contact:Tom
Telephone:0121 500 5161

Job Summary

Reference: 037106171
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: 30000 - 37768 per annum
Date Posted: 11/07/2016

Job Description


A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join an already established team as a Research Fellow. The position is based at a research centre that specialise in production scale, experimentation to deliver rapid high quality product, process innovation and with unique casting.

In summary your role will be to create and contribute to the creation of knowledge by undertaking a specified range of activities within a newly initiated research programme. The successful candidate will undertake activities to support specification, procurement, commissioning and development of an automated system for manufacturing ceramic cores used in investment casting. You will be working part of a team, focusing on components, material handling, process instrumentation and engineering design. The fundamental mechanisms controlling system will have the capability and performance to be researched and to allow the system to achieve a level of maturity necessary for deployment on an industrial scale.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes;

First degree in area of specialism and a higher degree relevant to research area or equivalent qualifications and experience gained in a research focussed environment.

Strong CAD and design skills aligned to engineering systems

Experience of process development

Ability to communicate complex information clearly

Fluency in relevant models, techniques or methods and ability to contribute to developing new ones

Report writing and publication in peer reviewed journals

You will also be expected to contribute to the planning, organisation of the research project and co-ordinate own work with other team members to avoid duplication. Decision making is a key part to this role as you will consult with the principal investigator of the most appropriate way to undertake the specific research activities as well as how to interpret data, protect and secure sensitive information and decide most appropriate method of providing supervision to students on related research.

In return for your knowledge and experience my client can offer a fantastic remuneration package.

Please be advised if you do not receive any contact from a member of our team within 14 days of your application you have been unsuccessful this time however we will keep your CV on file for any further roles.