Project Engineer

Job Description

Are you interested in furthering your career at the leading edge of manufacturing? We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer (Automated Assembly) to join the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in Sheffield. You will join a diverse team of Engineers, project managers and operational staff to help deliver innovative manufacturing research, concentrating on Automated Assembly.

Based in the AMRC’s flagship Factory 2050 facility, you will be employed by the University of Sheffield and will hold a key role in progressing the uptake of automation and optimisation of assembly processes by working closely with key collaborators in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for someone with experience in implementing process optimisation, or automatic control and systems automation, maybe in an industrial context, and who isn’t afraid of challenging “the norm”. You might have been working in a related role already or maybe recently completed a degree in a relevant field. What is crucial is the desire to seek solutions to challenging problems, and drive the adoption of new technologies within the manufacturing sector.

As part of this role, you will have the opportunity to present your work, or further your knowledge, through attendance at national and international events. The AMRC supports professional development, including chartership and training relevant to your role.

What We Offer:

● 38 days annual leave (including closure days and Bank Holidays), with the possibility to purchase up to ten additional days.
● Up to 5 days of paid time off to cover emergency caring responsibilities.
● A commitment to work life balance including, flexible working opportunities and hybrid working where possible.
● A highly competitive pension scheme.
● Discounts at participating shops and cinemas, and a cycle to work scheme.
● A commitment to your development, with programmes, learning modules and mentoring schemes.
● An inclusive and diverse workplace.
● A commitment to your wellbeing, with confidential emotional support, support for those going through the menopause, experiencing fertility treatment and having a baby, paid leave for IVF treatment and more.
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We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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