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NEW Qualitetch Job Opportunity

Process Development Engineer (KTP Associate)

Engineering & Applied Science

Location: Qualitetch Components Ltd, March, PE15 8QW
Salary: £30,000 to £32,000per annum
depending on your experience
Contract Type: Fixed Term (24 months)

Basis: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 20 May 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: R190155

This role is an exciting opportunity for a MEng or PhD qualified graduate in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering to take on a strategic project with the support of mentors from Qualitetch, Aston University and Innovate UK. The project will develop novel membrane filtration technologies for corrosive etching solutions used for precision component manufacture.

Candidate Profile:

You will have a MEng/ PhD in Chemical/ Mechanical Engineering, with:
•Knowledge/ experience of the design, build and running of test membrane filtration modules and rigs
•Experience of processes such as water treatment/ membrane filtration
•Experience of safe handling of harsh chemicals
•Practical experience of techniques such as dynamic laser scattering; SEM; TEM and offline ultra filtration
•Anti-corrosion and anti-fouling performance
•Practical experience of wet chemical lab work
•Enthusiasm and maturity to take ownership of all aspects of the project
•Excellent communication skills

This project is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Qualitetch Components Ltd and Innovate UK. As a KTP Associate you will have a dedicated £4000 budget to access extensive Personal Development opportunities to support the project and your future career. To learn more go to

Location: You will be based at Qualitetch in March, Cambridgeshire. March is an historic market town with an attractive heritage environment in the centre of the Fenland District. It is within easy reach of retail space and food outlets.

You will also be required to spend periods of time in Aston’s laboratories in Birmingham.

Qualitetch has been creating customer specific manufacturing solutions for precision etched components for more than 25 years, serving a wide variety of industries in the UK and globally. To find out more visit

Aston University: The academic support team is part of Aston’s Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry Department, which has an outstanding reputation for high quality teaching and research.

For informal enquiries about this role please contact: Dr Qingchun Yuan on 0121 204 3385/ or Dr Zhentao Wu on 0121 204 3353/

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

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