E-machine Insulation Technologist (105574-0522) - KTP Associate

£32,000 - £32,000

Blackpool, Lancashire - 24 months

Job description

You will understand the manufacturing issues arising from e-Machine assembly when using magnet wire with new higher performance coatings. This will involve using the wire forming machines, impregnation, laser welding and insulation testing equipment in the WCE. You will further develop internal training tools around vehicle electrification and e-Machines in particular. Having established a sound technical knowledge base, you will assist in the development of a sales and marketing plan to capitalise on the pull of the e-Machine traction market to invest in electrification for Net Zero.

Project description

This position will lead the project to better understand the technical requirements needed for Polyaryletherketones (PAEKs) to be used more widely as a conductor insulation material in electrical machines. Both existing and under development PAEK products are within the scope of the investigation and knowledge creation. Outputs of the project will be used to support planning and implementation of commercial exploitation and further develop the value proposition for PAEKs in the automotive design space. The Associate will work closely with the VICTREX team to improve the knowledge base of the marketing and sales team in electrification.

About the business

VICTREX Manufacturing Limited, is a FTSE 250 company manufacturing high-performance engineering thermoplastics at its site in Blackpool, Lancashire.

Manufacturing

Electronic Materials and Manufacturing

PhD in Electrical Engineering, relevant fields or equivalent industrial experience

12 June 2022

3 July 2022

1 September 2022

105574-0522


You will understand the manufacturing issues arising from e-Machine assembly when using magnet wire with new higher performance coatings. This will involve using the wire forming machines, impregnation, laser welding and insulation testing equipment in the WCE. You will further develop internal training tools around vehicle electrification and e-Machines in particular. Having established a sound technical knowledge base, you will assist in the development of a sales and marketing plan to capitalise on the pull of the e-Machine traction market to invest in electrification for Net Zero.