CFD Design & Development Engineer (KTP Associate)


Position:        CFD Design & Development Engineer – KTP Associate

Full Time:       35 hours

Fixed Term:   30 months     

Based at:        Linell Renewables in Johnstone, Renfrewshire

Salary:            £26,000 - £30,000

Vacancy ref:   REQ000313

Proposed Start date:   Early 2017

An exciting opportunity has become available for a masters level candidate to support the Company in achieving its strategic goal by undertaking a comprehensive assessment of its current tidal turbine technology and completing the development of the current and potential new products.  This position is a 30 month fixed term contract, with a £5k dedicated training budget tailored towards your personal development.

Qualifications we require:

As a minimum, you will hold a Higher Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.  For example, appropriate qualifications may come from aeronautics or motor sports.

About Linell Renewables:
Linell Renewables is a pre-revenue limited company engaged in the development of tidal energy conversion devices (vertical axis turbine) and is part of the Linell Group.
Find out more by visiting:

About KTP:

This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer
Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK.  It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.  Please visit:

The successful candidate must possess:

  • Experience of CFD projects development, the use of CFD software and track record in implementing CFD analysis.
  • Knowledge of ANSYS Fluent/CFX

Essential skills we require as a minimum:

  • Ability to analyse, design and develop CFD analysis projects within a dynamic business/academic environment. Good project management and strong analytical skills.
  • You will have strong analytical and numerical skills. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Expertise in technical writing and preparation of quality reports.. 
  • You will have the ability to deliver results in a highly dynamic organisation under tight schedules and the ability to work independently.
  • You will demonstrate an enthusiasm to learn and explore new technical opportunities

If you have questions about this vacancy contact:
T: Zaki El-Hassan  at UWS on 0141 848 3216 or Derek Whyte at Linell on 01505  33165
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Further information, including details of how to apply is available at

Closing date:             Sunday 27th November 2016

Interviews:                 Monday 5th December 2016



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