CPI helps companies to develop, prove and commercialise the next generation of products, processes and services. We enable ideas, research and knowledge to be translated into commercial business propositions by providing the facilities and technical expertise to help companies overcome their innovation challenges.
You will be responsible for supporting new materials innovation in the chemistry-using industries in the UK. The main purpose of the role is to link companies with the KCMC partner research institutions, to achieve knowledge transfer through collaboration between industry and academia, and to develop the KCMC project portfolio at these research institutions.
Key accountabilities are:
See web address for further information on KCMC www.materialschemistry.org
KCMC is hosted by CPI (Centre for Process Innovation)
It is essential you are educated to PhD level or equivalent, with a degree in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering. You must also have:
Key attributes and competences required are:
We are looking to engage professionals with a track record of high quality decision making, service delivery and leadership. Individuals with a proven ability to influence and utilise networks to facilitate innovation through meaningful collaboration. Individuals who continuously develop themselves to remain at the top of their game and inspire those around them.
Our people must be visionaries who, like us, have the foresight to recognise how science can help society, and work in a way which respects safety and the environment to protect our team and our surroundings.
The successful person will receive a generous benefits package including: Pension, Company Sick Pay, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance and Accident Insurance.
You will also receive visitor status to the University of Manchester and business mileage will be reimbursable by the company in line with the Expenses Policy.
Please note we do not accept CV’s. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download) to fill in the form.
All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK at the time of application. Presentation of appropriate original documents will be required.