KTP Research Associate

£25,000 - £35,000

Great Torrington, Devon - 3 years

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Job description

An exciting position is available at the heart of a partnership between the University of Bristol and Beran Instruments which will help the company to develop a new capability in signal conditioning and instrumentation for the oil and gas sectors through extensive market research, forming new relationships with key players in the industry and supporting the integration of this knowledge into the company through the product design and development lifecycle. This is an exciting project developing an innovative product that has the potential to transform the health monitoring of plant used within the oil and gas industries.

You will be based at the company’s headquarters in North Devon and will receive regular supervision from an academic at the University of Bristol. This is a three-year fixed term contract, but it is expected that opportunities will arise at the end of the KTP for a permanent role at Beran.

For informal enquiries, please contact Nicholas Lieven, nick.lieven@bristol.ac.uk

To find out more about what it’s like to work in the Faculty of Engineering, and how the Faculty supports people to achieve their potential, please see our staff blog: https://engineeringincludesme.blogs.bristol.ac.uk/

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

Project description

Your responsibilities will include through the application of market research identifying suitable tools and techniques to embed into the company’s product architecture and through the development of close links with industry build a comprehensive understanding of performance and regulatory requirements to ensure a successful product development and adoption within the oil and gas sectors.

KTP Associates spend around 10% of their time in training and personal development and have a generous training budget to manage. This includes specific KTP training modules covering personal development and project management, marketing and effective communication, finance and performance management, as well as job-specific technical training

About the business

Beran Plant Protech™ Condition Monitoring Systems are in use around the world within numerous power generation companies, including coal, oil, gas-fired, nuclear and hydro. The plant items monitored include steam turbines, gas turbines and water turbines, pumps, fans, compressors and coolant circulators. Beran supply products and services worldwide from our headquarters in the UK, with subsidiaries in Italy and USA, along with distributors around the world. Product range includes:- - Condition Vibration Monitoring Systems for rotating machinery - Automated Calibration Systems for vibration and microphone transducers - Signal Conditioning Amplifiers for transducer interfacing - Vibration Transducers - Frequency Response Analysers

Faculty of Engineering

Research

BSc or BEng (minimum 2:1) in a mathematical based discipline or similar degree with significant quantitative components.

4 May 2021

21 May 2021

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An exciting position is available at the heart of a partnership between the University of Bristol and Beran Instruments which will help the company to develop a new capability in signal conditioning and instrumentation for the oil and gas sectors through extensive market research, forming new relationships with key players in the industry and supporting the integration of this knowledge into the company through the product design and development lifecycle. This is an exciting project developing an innovative product that has the potential to transform the health monitoring of plant used within the oil and gas industries.

You will be based at the company’s headquarters in North Devon and will receive regular supervision from an academic at the University of Bristol. This is a three-year fixed term contract, but it is expected that opportunities will arise at the end of the KTP for a permanent role at Beran.

For informal enquiries, please contact Nicholas Lieven, nick.lieven@bristol.ac.uk

To find out more about what it’s like to work in the Faculty of Engineering, and how the Faculty supports people to achieve their potential, please see our staff blog: https://engineeringincludesme.blogs.bristol.ac.uk/

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.