Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

KTP Associate

United Kingdom

Closing in 9 days

KTP Associate School of Digital, Technology, Innovation and Business

Location: Stoke Campus Release Date: Thursday 08 February 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 03 March 2024 Interview Date: Tuesday 19 March 2024 Reference: DTA11-24

£40,521 Per Annum (Dependent Upon Experience) Full Time Fixed Term 24 Months

About the role

Malone Group Limited and Staffordshire University are looking to appoint an ambitious graduate with the ability and confidence to manage a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) within a busy control and automation team. This role presents a unique opportunity to collaborate with industry and leading academics to develop software and technology solutions for many premier customers in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries.

Main Responsibilities

This 24-month project seeks to develop a Predictive Maintenance System driven by smart wireless sensors. Utilising AI technology, these will allow 24/7 data capture and ongoing analysis to predict asset failure at the earliest opportunity, increasing safety and saving our customers both time and money.

Our ideal associate will have a passion for software and systems development with the ability to utilise existing technical skills. You will have a problem-solving approach and a curiosity to grasp multiple technical concepts quickly, ensuring a focus on the wider team and business stakeholders in everything you do.

Ideally you already have an appreciation of the main software development tools and techniques, including (but not limited to) coding and application development. In return for your skills, experience, and commitment, we'll give you a challenging role within a business where you'll get the support you need to develop your career.

Malone Group provide Project Management, Engineering design, safety services, system integration, CAD and 3D visualisation services. Operating in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, pulp and paper and plastics industries

In addition to working within the UK they provide solutions to customers in Africa, Trinidad & Tobago and the Middle East and support projects run by our other Malone Group offices in Ireland, Canada, USA and Eastern Europe.

For further details and an informal discussion, please contact Professor Abdel-Hamid Soliman [email protected]

Who is Staffordshire University?

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years' experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

Terms and conditions for the offer/ contract of employment:

39 hours per week 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

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  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

    Job details


    KTP Associate


    Staffordshire University


    United Kingdom


    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 03, 2024

    Job type



    Computer Science,Engineering

    About the employer

    Established in 1914, Staffordshire University is a government university offering various undergraduate, graduate, professional, and distance learning programs. The university is divided into six academic departments, including computing and digital technologies, creative arts and Engineering, Health and Social Care, Law, policing & forensics, Staffordshire Business School and life sciences, and education.

    In the year 1988, the institution changed its name to Staffordshire Polytechnic, and in 1992, it officially became Staffordshire University. The university raises funds to foster a better, safer, and healthier society.

    Equipped with the latest technologies and student-friendly amenities, the campus of this university offers a range of activities and a supportive environment. Presently, the university has one main campus called Stroke-on-Tent Campus and two different centers, namely Stafford Centre of Excellence and Shrewsbury Centre of Excellence. The main campus of the university is easily accessible as it is located near the city. The campus has well-connected transportation facilities and libraries that open 24/7 during critical times of the academic year. The Stafford Centre of Excellence has the latest technologies and equipment to support health care learning. Additionally, the Shrewsbury Centre of Excellence located within the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital has clinical training facilities and the clinical simulation suite.

    Staffordshire University owns Unitemps, which is the official recruiting agency of the institute. It was formed to help businesses recruit talent from the university. It also provides internship opportunities and short-term shift employment services. Over 90% of the recruiters at the university choose to take their interns on as full-time employees. Additionally, internship services offered by Unitemps are divided into Graduate Internship services and Student Internships. To support the financial needs of students, the university grants several funds and allowances. Some of these funds are the Exceptional Learning Support Fund, the Hardship Fund, and the Student Experience Fund.

    Home to many notable alumni who are now leading successful careers, Staffordshire University has produced many exceptional leaders and pioneers. The list of prominent alumni of this university is endless and includes names like famous football player Jermaine Allen, artist Alex Frost, Tabloid journalist Emma Jones, Studio potter David Leach and poet Ian McMillan. The university has an online portal named The Staffordshire University Alumni Online, which connects all alumni with the university. It also has an alumni magazine called Horizon, which features famous success stories.

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