Research and Development Engineer (KTP Associate)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Sep 2021

£26,000 - £32,000 per annum (plus a training budget of £6000)

In association with KOSO Kent Introl Ltd.

Armytage Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, HD6 1QF

Fixed term for 27 months

37 hours per week

Ref: R5927

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships are part of a national Government-supported initiative, enabling graduates (KTP Associates) to work on exciting and challenging projects in a partnership between business and universities. This is an opportunity to fast track your career by managing a strategic project. 

The package includes a technical and personal training allowance plus the opportunity to gain a higher degree and to register for a CMI Diploma in Management. KTP Associates are also encouraged to attain membership of a professional organisation, in this instance IMechE.

Are you keen to:

  • Accelerate your career?
  • Gain valuable experience?
  • Earn a good salary?
  • Learn marketable skills and be mentored?
  • Receive practical training and a tailored personal development programme?
  • Study for a Higher Degree & a Management Qualification?
  • Enjoy an excellent chance of a permanent post with the company?

This KTP between the University of Huddersfield (Department of Engineering Technology in the School of Computing & Engineering) and Koso Kent Introl Ltd is a 27 month project.

Koso Kent Introl Ltd brings together a group of specialist valve manufacturing companies located across the globe to provide critical service isolation and valves. Koso Kent Introl UK Ltd is a leading world-renowned OEM of isolation and control valve products for global energy sector. With a comprehensive range of engineered valve products, Koso Kent Introl Ltd have developed world wise presence and expertise across a wide range of industry sectors including: Conventional Power Generation, Oil and Gas Production, Refining, Chemical and Petro-chemicals.

Your role will be to develop a new series of low shear and erosion resistant valves for oil and gas applications.

You will therefore require technical and management skills as well as the drive and determination to deliver and embed new knowledge into the company. With a 1st or 2:1 honours degree (or preferably postgraduate and/or Ph.D. qualification with fluid dynamics and/or fluid systems design as the main subject) in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics or a closely related discipline, you should ideally have at least one year’s relevant work experience.

For further details about this post and to make application please visit:

Interview date: Week commencing 18 October 2021

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