Engineering centre WMG creates 170 new jobs

Leading engineering centre WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group), a part of Warwick University, are creating job opportunity in their tech workforce.

Jobs will include an array of chances to work with cyber secrets, lasers, exotic materials and intelligent vehicles. The 30% tech workforce expansion will bring 170 new recruits.

A recruitment open day will be held on Saturday 8 April where WMG will be searching for engineers, researchers, project managers, data analysts, software developers, and technicians.

The areas of work include energy storage, intelligent and autonomous vehicles, sustainable materials, remote laser welding, cyber security, automation systems, as well as powertrain and experiential engineering and design. Those that acquire the roles will be working in high-tech research projects in partnership with top companies.

“As we continue to grow and expand we are seeking individuals who thrive on a challenge and who aren’t afraid to defy conventional thinking,” WMG’s chairman, Professor Lord Kumar Bhattarcharyya explained.

“We are investing in, and creating, several new world-leading facilities to support these new projects. So we also need to invest in talented people to take these projects forward.”

The WMG has an annual programme of £180 million with approximately 500 employees working across state-of-the-art facilities on seven research and education centres on the Warwick campus, including collaborative centres in seven countries worldwide.



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