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Gas Generator Research and Monetary Security (KTP Associate)

Spinnaker International Ltd / Cranfield University


Jobs E-bulletin issue no: 914/260918 Date job posted: 25 September 2018

An exciting opportunity to work as a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate has arisen as part of a 36-month KTP between Spinnaker International Ltd. and Cranfield University. In this role you will assist with the design and fabrication of an improved and enhanced cash-box which has a significant uplift in its ability to prevent crime and protect cash. This could be achieved by using pyrotechnics, propellants and/or gas generators as part of the product development. The successful candidate will also enjoy a personal £6,000 development budget

Since 1985, Spinnaker International Ltd. has become a leader in intelligent cash protection solutions. Spinnaker design and manufacture products in Cornwall and operate in over 42 countries and have over 50,000 cash and asset protection
systems in daily use safeguarding the cash in transit (CIT), banking and retail sectors. Spinnaker aims to continue to supply the most innovative technologies in the industry in order to protect cash, assets and reduce theft.. Find out more by visiting: www.spinnaker.co.uk

This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK. It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP
Associate position. Please visit: www.cranfield.ac.uk/ktp

The successful candidate must possess:
• Experience in evaluating concepts and designs and implications of design change on manufacturing, product quality and safety
• Theoretical and practical knowledge of the physics and chemistry of materials
• Experience implementing Safety and Environmental considerations of the product lifecycle and all other tasks

Essential skills we require as a minimum:
• You will be able to identify and develop solutions based problems and areas of improvement, and interpret and implement standards, procedures and specifications.
• Strong oral, visual, and written communication and presentation skills, as well as project management experience

Degree subjects required: Masters level degree in Science or Engineering. A PhD in energetic materials, chemistry, engineering or a related subject is desirable
Location: Saltash
Type: Contract
Basis: Full Time
Salary Details: £24,000 - £28,000 per annum
Method of application: Online
Vacancy ref: 2829

Web Site: http://www.jobs.cranfield.ac.uk
Informal enquiries to discuss the post in more detail: Ranko Vrcelj, or Jacqueline Akhavan: E: ranko.vrcelj@cranfield.ac.uk, E: j.akhavan@cranfield.ac.uk
Closing Date: 14 October 2018

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