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KTP Associate - Virtual Systems Engineer


Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £23,000 per annum
Closing Date:  Thursday 15 April 2021
Interview Date:  Wednesday 21 April 2021
Reference:  2021458

Virtual Systems Engineer – KTP Partnership Associate

Fixed term fully funded post for 2 years. 

This role has been made available as a result of the approval of a Funded KTP Partnership project between Wrexham Glyndwr University and Unimaq Ltd.  The overall aim of the project is to create and develop a Virtual Reality training package for Unimaq’s customers.

Vision of the project:

This project will embed new immersive technology capabilities into UnimaQ so they can offer simulated assembly support, operator training, efficiency analysis and fault finding to the can making industry. By doing so this will allow UnimaQ to grow through broadening their capabilities, revenue streams and customer engagement by adding SAAS to their existing manufacturing offer, while also solving an industry problem, of reducing production downtime and training times.

Objectives and main areas of focus

  • Develop and launch new immersive technology training and support packages into the can making industry
  • Fully embed new immersive technology capabilities into UnimaQ
  • Develop and grow a dedicated simulation team to exploit the new capabilities further post KTP

This role will project manage the delivery of the objectives set as part of the project.  They will work with and utilise the expertise with the Faculty of Arts Science and Technology within Wrexham Glyndwr University to embed knowledge into Unimaq for future delivery and development.

The role holder will be based at Unimaq Ltd on Wrexham Industrial Estate for the duration of the project, visiting the university on an ad hoc basis when required.

The role holder will need to be organised, be a good communicator and enjoy a challenge.

For further details please contact Laura Gough, email:

Welsh language skills are desirable for this post.

 Interviews will take place on 21st April via zoom

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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need.  

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

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