KTP Research Associate in Thermal and Fluid Modelling and Design

£30,000 - £32,000

Kingswinford, West Midlands - Fixed Term (30 months)

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Job description

This role is an exciting opportunity for candidates qualified to PhD or Master’s level, preferably with industrial experience in the Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or related field with a background in thermal and fluid modelling and energy management. They will need to be able to demonstrate excellent engineering design skills, with experience of numerical thermal and dynamic fluid flow (CFD) modelling.

Project description

This KTP project aims to develop state-of-the-art energy efficient aluminum recycling systems, which meet evolving environmental regulations to enable Mechatherm to develop robust optimisation strategies to generate a range of cost and energy-efficient aluminium recycling systems to take to market, supporting business growth in this growing market.

About the business

Mechatherm's core business is the design and supply of capital equipment and services to the aluminium Industry. It specialises in solutions tailored to each client's specific requirements on various size projects ranging from service agreements and existing equipment upgrades to multi-million-pound turnkey projects. Mechatherm equipment is specialised and comprises mechanical and structural design, fluid power mechanics, electrical and specialised automation systems.

Engineering & Technology

Thermal Engineering and Design

PhD or Master’s degree, preferably combined with industrial experience in the Mechanical or related Engineering field

23 June 2022

25 July 2022

R220394


This role is an exciting opportunity for candidates qualified to PhD or Master’s level, preferably with industrial experience in the Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or related field with a background in thermal and fluid modelling and energy management. They will need to be able to demonstrate excellent engineering design skills, with experience of numerical thermal and dynamic fluid flow (CFD) modelling.