Robotics Engineer - KTP Associate

£34,000 - £36,000

Derby, Derbyshire - 24 months

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Job description

You will be educated to a minimum of MSc Degree level in Robotics/Mechatronic Systems with relevant industry experience in this area. You will be skilled in analysing, designing and developing robotic systems and AI algorithms within a dynamic business/academic environment, experience in the design and development of key robotic system modules and their system integration, experience of technical writing, preparation and delivery of user training, and some experience of working in industry such as railway transportation. You will be self-directed and self-motivated, with the ability to project management with guidance, as required, and you will have excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a range of stakeholders and excellent skills with the ability to engage with others from both academia and industry.

Project description

The Department of Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management (DMEM) in partnership with TrainFX Ltd. (www.trainfx.com) is seeking to appoint a Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associate in the area of Mobile Robotics, with a focus on the development of an autonomous and interactive station robot/rover (AI-STAR), coupled with an interactive PIS (Passenger Information System) to provide a bespoke, high-quality passenger service at stations.

About the business

TrainFX Ltd. is a UK based, specialist rail technology company, providing bespoke, turn-key and fully integrated on-train solutions. Its products include a Passenger Information System (PIS), Crew Comms, Call for Assistance, Seat Sensors, CCTV and Passenger Counting for both retrofit and new-build trains. It operates as a trusted partner for the rail industry supplying its bespoke engineering solutions and Information Technology solutions to customers (e.g. Ricardo Rail, Scotrail, Great Western Railway and Transport for Wales).

Emerging and Enabling Technologies

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MSc in Robotics/Mechatronic Systems with relevant industry experience in this area

16 December 2020

7 February 2021

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You will be educated to a minimum of MSc Degree level in Robotics/Mechatronic Systems with relevant industry experience in this area. You will be skilled in analysing, designing and developing robotic systems and AI algorithms within a dynamic business/academic environment, experience in the design and development of key robotic system modules and their system integration, experience of technical writing, preparation and delivery of user training, and some experience of working in industry such as railway transportation. You will be self-directed and self-motivated, with the ability to project management with guidance, as required, and you will have excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a range of stakeholders and excellent skills with the ability to engage with others from both academia and industry.