Data Analytics and Machine Learning for Internet of Things (IoT) - KTP Associate

University of Strathclyde / Bosch Rexroth Ltd
Location: Glenrothes, Fife
Salary £32k p.a. (plus £5k training and development)
Closing date: 8th August 2022

The Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management in partnership with Bosch Rexroth Limited (www.bosch.co.uk) are seeking to appoint a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate in the area of Digital Manufacturing, with a focus on Signal processing, Data Analytics and the Industrial Internet of Things.

Bosch Rexroth Ltd, a UK registered wholly owned subsidiary of Bosch, provides economical, precise, safe and energy efficient technologies for driving, controlling and moving. The Bosch Rexroth plant at Glenrothes is the only Bosch plant that makes Radial Piston Motors for hydraulic applications, which are supplied worldwide. The site employs 400 staff and is responsible for product design, development, manufacture, assembly, testing and servicing.

The position offers the Associate the following benefits: ·

  • a challenging and rewarding job with responsibility
  • competitive performance-based salary review
  • a planned programme of training courses, including a £5,000 personal development budget
  • mentoring from experienced industrial and academic supervisors
  • the support and resources of the University of Strathclyde
  • the possibility of registering for a higher degree with the University
  • the potential for good career development with the company at the end of the scheme
  • developing and proving expertise in the prospering fields of Data Analytics, Internet of Things and Digital Manufacturing
  • the opportunity to make important and tangible improvements in a large and dynamic company with a world-renowned brand name

The post will be predominantly based at the company premises in Glenrothes (near Edinburgh) with potential visits to end users of the Radial Piston Motors worldwide and Strathclyde University Campus.

The project is part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme that aims to help businesses improve their competitiveness and productivity through better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base. Successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership projects are funded by UK Research and Innovation through Innovate UK and are part of the government’s Industrial Strategy. To find out how KTP works and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position please visit: www.ktpws.org.uk  

To be considered for the role you should have a Degree level education in Computer Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering. You should be skilled in the application of data analytics and have some experience in the design and development of cloud-based/fog-based systems and smart products or services, some experience in sensor application and Industrial IoT technology. Experience in Digital Manufacturing or Engineering or Industrial Design, and some experience of working in industry is desirable. You should be self-directed and self-motivated, with the ability to project manage with guidance, as required, and you will have excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a range of stakeholders and excellent negotiation skills with the ability to engage others.  

Please note, relocation to the site, the Bosch Rexroth plant at Glenrothes, would be required for this role. A candidate needs to be employed by 26th September 2022.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Professor Jorn Mehnen (jorn.mehnen@strath.ac.uk).

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