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WMG hiring 120 new positions over next 100 days

WMG IMC buildingThe continued success and growth of WMG, at the University of Warwick, now means that it is seeking to hire 120 new recruits over the next 100 days.

WMG is a leading centre for world class education and applied research in many sectors including: automotive, aerospace and defence, business, construction, energy and utilities, IT, security and rail. They have recently won funding for several major research projects and partnerships that builds on our large array of collaborations with new and established partners.

WMG’s Chairman Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya said:

“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. We are investing in, and creating, several new world-leading facilities to support these new projects. So we also need to invest in more talented people to take these projects forward and we will intend to recruit 120 of those people in the next 100 days.”

Some of the most recent developments, at WMG include a new £13.5 million Energy Innovation Centre and the £150 million National Automotive Innovation Centre.

These 120 roles will offer opportunities for motivated individuals who relish the challenge of working at the forefront of technological advancement. They will work with leading academics and research groups developing their skills and experience. As industrial application is at the core of all WMG’s research they will also get the opportunity to work with industry partners and help make a significant impact on their businesses. The areas of work and research these 120 roles will focus on are:

  • Electrical Distribution Systems
  • Thermal Modelling
  • Battery System Evaluation
  • Electric Machines
  • Power Electronics
  • Cell Welding
  • Design for Manufacture & Assembly
  • Manufacturing Automation Systems
  • Manufacturing Process Planning
  • Structural composite
  • Additive layer manufacturing
  • Marketing and business engagement
  • Strategic partnership management
  • Rail engineering
  • Academic administration


WMG are looking for a range of different skills to complement their current team and the actual roles will include:

  • Professorial positions
  • Project Managers:
  • Facility Managers:
  • Project Engineers:
  • Research Fellows:
  • Senior Teaching Fellows
  • Technical Engineers:
  • Software Developers
  • Academic administrators
  • Innovation Managers

Anyone interested in these new opportunities can find out more or register their interest by contacting WMG's HR Team on or by visiting:


For further information please contact:

Lisa Barwick - Head of Marketing & Communications, WMG
Tel: 024 7652 4721 or 07824 540845

Peter Dunn, Director of Press and Policy
University of Warwick
Tel UK 024 76523708 office
07767 655860 mobile
Tel Overseas: +44 (0)24 76523708 office +44 (0)7767 655860 mobile/cell

PJD PR280 5th August 2015