Date Posted
15 Mar 2024

PhD Various
University of the West of Scotland

Chemical Development Engineer (KTP Associate)

15 Mar 2024

NOTE: this position listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!

Position Description

 Are you a chemical or an engineering graduate looking for a unique opportunity to deliver an exciting project?
 Would you like to work with a leading company and be supported by senior company management and by a team of academics at UWS?
 Are you looking for hands on experience whilst gaining further qualifications?

The company

From their 85,000 sq ft facility, ACS Clothing Lt provides retailers with an ethical, responsible and environmentally friendly clothing rental service using state-of-the-art automated garment handling technology. They have recently rebranded and expanded to include garment cleaning and refurbishment. Clients include Debenhams and Slaters. Visit for more information.

The role

You will assess and develop technology designed to provide more effective and efficient automation sterilisation process by evaluating the current ozone process used and generate new and more effective sanitisation & automation based on both chemical photochemistry understanding and practical experimentation.

What we are looking for

• Minimum MSc Chemical Engineering or equivalent experience e.g. analytical chemical research, significant research and development in science (PHOTOCHEMISTRY, physics and chemistry ideally) and mechatronics (instrumentation, controls and automation ideally)
Knowledge/experince within:
– PHOTOCHEMISTRY and free radical chemistry of OZONE
– Further sanitisation/sterilisation or decontamination
– Multi-input/output controls with recipes based approaches
– Proven proficiency in at least one high level PLC programming language

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How to Apply

To apply, visit If you have questions about this vacancy contact: Closing date of 7th April 2020

Position Category: Chemical Sciences. Position Type: PhD Various. Position Tags: plus £5 and 000 personal development budget. Salary: €30'000 - €40'000.