Project Engineer for Grainger and Worrall Digital Factory University of Warwick Department of Engineering United Kingdom

Fixed-term contract for 24 months 

Full-time, 36.5 hours per week


This is an exciting new opportunity for Masters level candidates to participate in an Innovate UK funded KTP project involving WMG at the University of Warwick and Grainger and Worrall Ltd. As a leading foundry delivering advanced castings for high performance and specialist vehicles, Grainger and Worrall are at the global forefront of castings development and innovation.


The aim of the KTP is to support the factory digitisation vision at Grainger and Worrall, enabling growth through increased productivity. The digital technologies will help monitor processes and visualise performance graphically to engage all staff in improving efficiency and decision making. The project includes sensor installation, data acquisition, database integration, user interface development and 3D visualisation. This is a great opportunity for a technically minded person to acquire an advanced level of skills in industrial information systems with support from university experts.


Primarily based at the Grainger and Worrall site in Bridgenorth, you will be working as part of a collaborative research project and must work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team including factory personnel. You should be able to take responsibility and have the confidence and ability to embed the new knowledge to the Grainger and Worrall team through training, paired working and via related documents. Interest in novel technologies, innovative engineering approaches and a solid scientific background & culture would be highly valuable.


This position is a 24 month fixed term contract and offers a dedicated training budget up to £4000 tailored towards your personal development. There is also the opportunity for a mid-term salary review.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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