Northumbrian Water Ltd - KTP Associate

£30,000 - £32,500

Durham, Durham - 30 months

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Job description

Based primarily at Northumbrian Water Ltd, Durham and on occasion other sites including North Shields and Middlesborough, you will help to achieve a Knowledge Transfer Partnership’s objectives to deliver new control and operational practices for two largest treatment works.

Candidates with a Degree in Chemical or Process Engineering or PhD/EngD
in a related area of application together with experience in MATLAB and data driven modelling experience are preferred.

Benefits:
• Develop managerial skills and attend two residential managerial workshops (each of one week duration)
• £5,000 Individual training budget
• The opportunity to undertake a Higher Degree
• The opportunity to lead a project, develop project management skills and improve long term career prospects
• Mentoring by a Knowledge Transfer Network Adviser
• Full access to university resources to complete the project
• Access to a full range of continuing professional development modules within the University
• Improving Associate profile and long-term career prospects

The KTP Associate will be an employee of Newcastle University but will spend most of their working time at the company’s premises at Pity Me, Durham. The contract is fixed-term for a duration of 30 months, although it is worth noting that more than 70% of KTP staff receive a permanent job offer by their KTP company.

For more information or informal enquiries, please contact Dr Chris O’Malley (Chris.O’Malley@ncl.ac.uk)

For further details on School of Engineering please visit our web page at: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/engineering/

For further details about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships please visit the web page at: https://www.ktp-uk.org/

Key Tasks

• On starting the project, the role includes a substantial amount of time familiarising with the project, its partners, project objectives, key milestones and partner priorities
• Undertake research and analysis to develop a good understanding of the
operational strategies of the company, as well as gain a fundamental understanding of the site-specific operational strategies and legislative/regulatory requirements.
• Develop, test, investigate and report results of new methodologies, roll out methodologies to new sites.
• Identify best solution and transfer and embed the established models within the company
• Disseminate and embed the knowledge within Northumbrian Water throughout the KTP via reports, presentations, group discussions, staff training, workshops
• Present findings to stakeholders prepare and complete full documentation
• Disseminate research via scientific publications and conferences

Project description

Northumbrian Water Limited are working to realise the value in the
waste received. New energy recovery processes require new management
techniques. This KTP refines and embeds newly developed process control in the
company’s day to day operations

About the business

Northumbrian Water Northumbrian Water (NW) and Essex & Suffolk Water (ESW) are both part of Northumbrian Water Limited, a company registered in England and Wales, which is a member of Northumbrian Water Group. Further information about Northumbrian Water can be found here: https://www.nwl.co.uk/

Public sector regional water authority

Engineering

Degree in Chemical or Process Engineering or PhD/EngD

11 October 2021

31 October 2021

29 November 2021

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Based primarily at Northumbrian Water Ltd, Durham and on occasion other sites including North Shields and Middlesborough, you will help to achieve a Knowledge Transfer Partnership’s objectives to deliver new control and operational practices for two largest treatment works.

Candidates with a Degree in Chemical or Process Engineering or PhD/EngD
in a related area of application together with experience in MATLAB and data driven modelling experience are preferred.

Benefits:
• Develop managerial skills and attend two residential managerial workshops (each of one week duration)
• £5,000 Individual training budget
• The opportunity to undertake a Higher Degree
• The opportunity to lead a project, develop project management skills and improve long term career prospects
• Mentoring by a Knowledge Transfer Network Adviser
• Full access to university resources to complete the project
• Access to a full range of continuing professional development modules within the University
• Improving Associate profile and long-term career prospects

The KTP Associate will be an employee of Newcastle University but will spend most of their working time at the company’s premises at Pity Me, Durham. The contract is fixed-term for a duration of 30 months, although it is worth noting that more than 70% of KTP staff receive a permanent job offer by their KTP company.

For more information or informal enquiries, please contact Dr Chris O’Malley (Chris.O’Malley@ncl.ac.uk)

For further details on School of Engineering please visit our web page at: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/engineering/

For further details about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships please visit the web page at: https://www.ktp-uk.org/

Key Tasks

• On starting the project, the role includes a substantial amount of time familiarising with the project, its partners, project objectives, key milestones and partner priorities
• Undertake research and analysis to develop a good understanding of the
operational strategies of the company, as well as gain a fundamental understanding of the site-specific operational strategies and legislative/regulatory requirements.
• Develop, test, investigate and report results of new methodologies, roll out methodologies to new sites.
• Identify best solution and transfer and embed the established models within the company
• Disseminate and embed the knowledge within Northumbrian Water throughout the KTP via reports, presentations, group discussions, staff training, workshops
• Present findings to stakeholders prepare and complete full documentation
• Disseminate research via scientific publications and conferences