Manufacturing/Product Development Research Associate

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
£21,585 per annum
31 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

00597(a) - Manufacturing Development Research Associate

00597(b) - Product Development Research Associate

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd and University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Full-time, Fixed Term for 12 months

Salary: £21,585 per annum

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd, Gaydon, Warwick

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd (AML) and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) are seeking to appoint two Research Associates with degree level/equivalent in an engineering related discipline, as part of a SMART Partnership project.

A SMART Partnership is a project between a business and a research organisation whereby an associate is employed by the University to manage a strategic project within the company, whilst being supported by an academic supervisor from the University.

Successful candidates will be employed by UWTSD and will be based at AML where they will work within the team of dedicated and experienced advanced manufacturing engineers to develop and optimise their adhesive manufacturing process. This is an opportunity to join the AML team at an exciting time in delivering their “second century” plan.

Posts are for 12 months, however, there will be opportunities to apply for future posts with AML in relation to the development of the new St Athan manufacturing facility. Associates will also have access to significant training and development opportunities as part of the project and potential to work towards qualifications at Masters Level.

Successful candidates will be required to work collaboratively to map the existing process and develop new and optimised capabilities in the bonding structures process. They should have knowledge/experience of both components within the body structure and their function and NX or willingness to convert from another CAD system.

Closing Date: 19th September 2017, 5pm

For further information about the position and an application form, visit the University's website by clicking apply.

Please note: in order to apply and be considered for the post you will need to complete an application form, as CVs are only accepted as supporting documents to a completed form.