Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) are a unique UK-wide activity that help businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity by making better use of the knowledge, technology and skills within universities, colleges and research organisations. Further information is available at: www.ktponline.org.uk
The University of Essex in partnership with Skyships Automotive Limited offers an exciting opportunity to a graduate with the relevant skills and knowledge to understand applications for cobotic automation of simple tasks in a small-scale manufacturing process, and design and implement an environment which facilitates collaborative working by humans and robots. The core objective is to bring collaborative robotics, AI and flexibility into assembly of ‘low volume and highly customized’ electronics for automotive industry. Whilst automation is already a feature of very high-volume manufacturing, introducing such processes for a relatively low volume scenario is highly innovative.
This post is fixed term for 30 months and is based at Skyships offices in Braintree.
DUTIES OF THE POST
The duties of the post will include:
KEY REQUIREMENTS –
The post holder must have:
Please note there is no public transport to Skyships offices.
Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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