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Project Engineer

University of Sheffield

Sheffield, United Kingdom

We have an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for either mechanical or electrical engineering. You will join the AMRC North West at inception and play a part in placing Lancashire amongst the most innovative regions in the UK.

You will work in a well-connected team with world-leading reputations in the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.

You will have a good grasp of mechanical and/or electrical engineering principles, which will allow you to work as part of a team and contribute towards the development of high-efficiency manufacturing systems specific to battery packs.

In this varied and dynamic role, you will be responsible for undertaking various engineering duties in the day-to-day running of research projects as well as project scoping set up and delivery. You will be responsible for reporting progress to Technical Leads and develop areas of niche specialism in response to industrial requirements with the objective of building research themes and associated teams in these areas.

Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience), you will have an understanding of electrical and or mechanical engineering principles and experience in performing experimental work. As you will be responsible for the development of automated manufacturing methods, knowledge of digital manufacturing technologies including process monitoring and data collection, digitally assisted assembly technologies and digital work instructions would be an advantage.

Job Description
Main Duties and Responsibilities
 Mechanical, electrical and manufacturing engineering for one or more projects, for a range of partners and funding bodies.
 Work with and build upon the knowledge of Technical Leads and the Technical Fellow for Battery Systems.
 Co-ordinate and liaise with industrial collaborators and suppliers providing updates on projects and sharing useful findings.
 Report project deliverables; both written and verbal presenting reports and presentations on time in full to internal staff and industrial partners.
 Ensure all processes comply with the AMRC’s quality standards.
 Supply support for other members of staff as appropriate and required.
 Research novel technology and its application through into industry.
 Planning workload and resources to fit project timescales.
 Organising and running meetings with project partners and suppliers.
 Continuously monitoring and checking progress against milestones and targets.


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