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Various locations in Scotland, EH12 9EB
£34,000 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
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The Industrial IoT Engineer (KTP Associate) will be an employee of Glasgow Caledonian University but will based at CPA Engineered Solutions Ltd headquarters in Shotts with regular supervision meetings with the University’s supervisory team. This is a full-time/fixed term opportunity for 30 months.

The Role

The KTP Associate will be taking a leading role in the deployment of Industry 4.0 technologies with predictive analytics systems for condition monitoring with CPA Engineered Solutions Ltd air products. The factory is undertaking a dramatic transformation to develop new Industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology to help to increase efficiency, capacity and maintain the high-quality operation standard of air products. The KTP Associate will work alongside CPA business operations and engineering departments to develop IoT software and hardware that interacts with sensors, providing remote monitoring of existing air products. During this process the Associate will also be guided to generate high quality academic research publications and disseminate their work at international conferences.

A minimum of a BSc(hons)/BEng(hons) degree (preferably a MSc/MEng) in Computer science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering or a relevant discipline which includes a high degree of numerical and analytics skills coupled with experience in software development and electronic systems is required coupled with a strong desire to work in a dynamic and modern engineering environment. Appropriate and relevant industrial experience including electronic engineering, software development, system analysis and analytical modelling would be considered in relation to academic standing.

The post also includes a generous development budget for training, travel, conference attendance and equipment.

Knowledge Transfer Partnership

KTP is one of Europe’s leading graduate recruitment programmes. High calibre graduates are employed to work on specific projects of strategic importance to companies, whilst being supported by a dedicated University or College. All graduates spend around 10% of their time in training and development. You will be employed by the University but your role will be based at the company. Many KTP Associates are offered a permanent role with their company at the end of the KTP project. For more information, visit

Further details on this post are available by contacting Professor Gordon Morison, Head of Department of Computing at Glasgow Caledonian University (


As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines. 

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

The School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, and is one of only two such Schools in Scotland to hold the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver Award for promoting gender equality and women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) and allied STEMM subjects (surveying, environment and management of all themes) in higher education.