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Required for: ASAP

Permanent, Full Time Contract

Salary Range: £33,000 – £36,000, negotiable for the right candidate

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing UTC.

We have an exciting opportunity within the Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire for a full-time tutor with expertise in Engineering.

Experience of working in industry is essential. If you feel that you have a relevant engineering background and expertise and are passionate about ensuring the UK’s future engineers are appropriately qualified; we would very much like to hear from you. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students equipping them with the skills and characteristics needed to ensure they are at the front of the queue for the best apprenticeships and university places.

While a teaching qualification or assessing qualification is desirable, we are interested in engaging with vocational experts who are keen to learn and develop themselves.  Appropriate professional development would be given to engineers who are considering a career change.

The Engineering UTC is a 13-19 school (PAN 600) in Scunthorpe town centre which is supported by an impressive list of local, regional, national and multi-national companies and by educationalists with a track record of success.  The University of Hull is the lead educational supporter of the UTC.

The curriculum and facilities are cutting edge and lead to apprenticeships in the engineering industry. The technology driven specialisms of the UTC focus on Manufacturing, Design and the associated engineering skills. As well as providing students with high levels of technical skills these specialisms are the inspiration for underpinning learning in the main STEM subjects. The UTC curriculum and ethos enable students to become confident and independent through active and experiential learning. We have created a high-level engineering professional environment and we have a very friendly ethos, with positive relationships at the heart of our vision.

We are an Ofsted Good school and on a fast-paced trajectory of continuous school improvement. You will be joining a highly successful department with some of the best Engineering results in the country. You will work with the Assistant Principal on developing and creating exciting Employer projects for students to experience engineering and technology subjects in ‘real life’ work situations.

If you are interested in this role, we invite you to contact the Principal, Anesta McCullagh at a.mccullagh@enlutc.co.uk or the Head of Department and Assistant Principal, Claire Reet c.reet@enlutc.co.uk

The UTC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Completed application forms should be returned to our Business Manager, Jo Wilby at j.wilby@enlutc.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 19th April 2021 at 10.00pm

Interview date:  TBA

Engineering Tutor Job Description – Copy#
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EUTCNL Application Form


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CATCH has signed up to the SME Climate Change Commitment through the UK Business Climate Hub. We commit to halving our greenhouse gas emissions before 2030, to achieve Net Zero emissions before 2050 and to disclose our progress on a yearly basis.

The SME Climate hub is recognised by the United Nations Race to Zero campaign, and CATCH joins governments, businesses, cities, regions, and universities around the world that share the same mission.

Recognising that climate change poses a threat to our economy, nature, and society-at-large. CATCH is committed to taking action, though driving changes in our own workplace, using the tools and support offered through the SME Climate Hub to achieve our commitment before 2050.

CATCH aims to be at the forefront of Climate Change Action in the Humber region, through leading by example and working with our members to support their individual and collaborative journeys.
CATCH is also propelling the region to achieve the world’s first Net Zero Cluster by 2040, through its collaborative project with the Humber LEP and 8 industry partners – the Humber Industrial Cluster Plan.

2021 is the time. This November the UK government is hosting a major conference in Glasgow where world leaders will get together to commit to urgent action to tackle the climate emergency. It’s called COP26, and all eyes will be on the UK to agree the most ambitious plans to fight climate change the world has ever seen. You can make your own commitment here.

If you would like further information, please contact katie.hedges@catchuk.org


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The UKCCSRC is hosting a number of industry and policy led ‘what are our (non-propriety) research needs’ workshops. The workshops are intended to inform UK researchers and identify the key research needs, which will be published and linked to the scope of the UKCCSRC flexible funding 2021 call. The workshops are as follows:

  • Monday 22nd March, 10:00-12:00: Communication and non-technical aspects of CCS
  • Monday 22nd March, 14:00-16:00: Atmospheric Pollution and HSE issues
  • Tuesday 23rd March 10:00-12:00: CO2 Storage
  • Tuesday 23rd March 14:00-16:00: CO2 Capture – Post Combustion
  • Wednesday 24th March 10:00-12:00: CO2 Capture – Hydrogen

Further details can be found here – https://ukccsrc.ac.uk/ukccsrc-workshops/


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CATCH hosted 80 delegates on the 10th March for the first Hydrogen Network meeting, as part of the Humber Industrial Cluster Plan project.

Silvian Baltac and Jason Martins of Element Energy opened the meeting with an informative presentation on Deep-decarbonisation pathways for UK Industry. Sharing their report for the Climate Change Committee for the 6th Carbon Budget which included a modeling tool for the Industrial Decarbonisation strategy for BEIS.  The report covers all UK industrial sites, sectors, and cluster-specific infrastructure.

Specifically, their report outlined, the uptake of Hydrogen across UK industry and the UK drivers, such as hydrogen production rates and variable hydrogen storage options. Plus an overview of the Hydrogen projects in the region such as H2H Saltend and the Gigastack project.  The presentation also covered why it is important to scale up Hydrogen production – such as retaining current industry, reducing the risk of offshoring, creating new jobs and attracting new investment whilst ensuring economic growth.

You can find the CCC 6th Carbon Budget report here – https://www.theccc.org.uk/publication/sixth-carbon-budget/

Next, we welcomed Simon Morris, CCO, HiiRoc who introduced us to their fantastic new plasma technology, that produces Hydrogen from Hydrocarbon feedstocks on-site, with their modular scalable system.  The process produces a bi product – Clean Carbon Black, that can be used in multiple ways such as a soil fertiliser, rubber and toner cartridges. Their solution provides a low-cost clean hydrogen solution, that enables clients to realise their low carbon ambitions.  The company aims to be a driving force servicing the energy transition and the regions net zero ambitions.

Find out more here – https://hiiroc.com/

Katie Hedges, Head of Membership & Low Carbon Strategy at CATCH, detailed the recent success of the Humber Industrial Cluster Plan which has secured £1.7million from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to develop a plan for net zero by 2040.  The plan supports a range of deployment project bids that could see first end to end CO2 storage achieved by 2025-2027.

You can sign up to the Humber Industrial cluster Plan here – https://www.catchuk.org/industrial-decarbonisation/

The next network takes place on the 6th June 2021, if you have any questions, please contact katie.hedges@catchuk.org or lisa.buck@catchuk.org


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The Prax Group has announced that it has successfully completed the strategic acquisition of Lindsey Oil Refinery and its associated logistic assets in the United Kingdom, following the signing of an agreement in July 2020 to purchase the refinery from energy major Total. Prax has also announced the appointment of Luc Smets as General Manager of the refinery.

Covering a 500-acre site, and located five miles from the Humber Estuary in North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire, Lindsey Oil Refinery has an annual production capacity of 5.4 million tonnes. It is one of Europe’s most advanced refineries, processing over 20 different types of crude including, petrol, diesel, bitumen, fuel oil and aviation fuels, which are transported across the UK and abroad by sea, road, rail and pipeline.

With a strong track record of integrating acquisitions and managing assets in the oil value chain, the Prax Group is a long-standing and trusted partner of Total. The acquisition of the refinery will bring about new investment, and underlines the Prax Group’s determination to support the local economy and the wider community, whilst continuing to explore new business opportunities as part of its long-term growth strategy.

Sanjeev Kumar, CEO of the Prax Group, said: “Our long-term strategy is to be fully integrated across the oil value chain from upstream to downstream, and today marks the beginning of a new chapter for the Prax Group. The acquisition of Lindsey Oil Refinery is a natural progression for the Group, providing the opportunity to integrate the refinery and its associated product flows into the company’s UK distribution and retail footprint, which operates under the Harvest Energy brand. This will create unique opportunities for synergies with existing Prax-owned assets, as well as demonstrating our ongoing commitment to building a reliable supply chain to meet the needs of our customers for many years to come.”

The acquisition includes Lindsey Oil Refinery, the Finaline pipeline and the Killingholme loading terminal, together with shares in joint venture operations.


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We sat down with Mark Millerchip to find out a little more about on-site tenants DTK Frigo UK.

“We are a Danish Transport and Logistics company established since 1991 with our head office in Padborg, Denmark.  We provide refrigerated / ambient transport solutions to and from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. We operate our own fleet of 100+ refrigerated trailers providing transport across many industry sectors including fresh and frozen fish, fruit and veg, foodstuffs, pharmaceutical, high-value goods, and chemicals amongst others. We also have our own in-house customs clearance department providing much-needed expertise especially post-Brexit.

We decided to base our business at CATCH as it is ideally situated to serve the port of Immingham and the other Humber ports of Hull and Killingholme and close proximity to Grimsby and its rich fishing heritage”

To find out more visit  www.dtk-frigo.uk


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The University of Hull’s Energy and Environment Institute (EEI) invites you to their webinar on funded postgraduate research opportunities. Find out more about scholarships at the Aura CDT in Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment Webinar (10 March).

The EEI is looking to equip people with a passion for the environment with the necessary skills, knowledge and training to become future leaders. The Aura CDT welcomes applicants with backgrounds in a wide range of STEM subjects. This is a fully-funded scholarship, with fees and stipend set at UKRI approved rates.

Undertaking postgraduate research at a Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) brings you the benefit of joining a cohort of like-minded students as well as an innovative programme of training, drawing on the expertise of the academic and external partners. Join the webinar to find out how these qualities could help improve your employability or kick-start a research career.

The offshore wind sector is a fast-growing industry with 30,000 new jobs needed by 2030 to help the UK meet its carbon reduction targets. The Aura CDT drives sustainable growth through research tackling the environmental and engineering challenges facing the sector and provides a programme of industry-led training and networking to help you launch your career.

Join our webinar to hear from course lecturers, current students & researchers as well as employers. The webinars will close with a Q&A giving attendees the opportunity to delve deeper into issues of particular interest.

Register now:
Webinar for the Aura CDT 6.00-7.00pm Wednesday 10 March
If you have any questions about the webinars, Centres or the work of the Energy and Environment Institute please email eei@hull.ac.uk

The EEI is running the above webinar as part of a series, you may also be interested in the following webinars on postgraduate taught programmes:
Mon 8 March – MSc Flood Risk Management
Tues 9 March – MSc Renewable Energy and MSc Environmental Change, Management & Monitoring
Thurs 11 March – Webinar for the Leverhulme Centre for Water Cultures

 

 

 


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Aura Innovation would like to invite you to participate in their Future NetZero study:

Making our region greener. It’s your business.
What advice, services or support could we offer to help your business become greener, cleaner and leaner, and what are you already doing to achieve this? We want to know.  Click here for further details – https://aura-innovation.co.uk/aic/speak-up/


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Jasmine sits at the centre of the CATCH  business and has a varied role – managing everything from our Event space to assisting with our ISO procedures and HR matters.

What apprenticeship pathway did you study and why? I studied Business & Administration because my job role related to the qualification and I wanted to progress with my career in this sector.

How do you feel this has benefited your career? The apprenticeship has improved my confidence and helped with my people skills in the working world.

What tips would you give your young self? I would say to always push yourself and do something every day that scares you, stepping outside of my comfort zone has helped in the long run with increasing my confidence.

What are your hopes for the future and how did your apprenticeship support your ambitions? I hope to become an expert in my role and I believe my apprenticeship has supported my ambitions by helping me build up knowledge, skills, responsibility and gaining general workplace experience.


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Launch of new Hydrogen Network

The Humber Industrial Cluster Plan, a project led by CATCH, the Humber LEP and 8 industry partners are delighted to invite business, stakeholders and members to the inaugural meeting of the Hydrogen Network.

The Humber Industrial Cluster Plan is funded by of the Government’s Industrial Decarbonisation Challenge Fund scheme, part of the £350m green recovery package. The HICP will deliver a comprehensive roadmap, detailing the key stakeholders, technologies, deployment projects, skills, supply chain, and policy required to ensure that the Humber Cluster can achieve net zero by 2040 – potentially the first region in the world to do so.

The new Hydrogen network aims to facilitate best practice sharing, provide updates from projects around the region and showcase new technologies and findings of studies conducted in the Hydrogen arena.  This network is open to all, and welcomes input from all aspects of Hydrogen, from production to heating and transport.

Katie Hedges, Head of Low Carbon Strategy at CATCH said “This network will be facilitated by CATCH and will embrace companies at every stage of their decarbonisation journey. We hope that companies will come together to support each other, collaborate and provide one voice to amplify Hydrogen as a critical technology to achieve Net Zero by 2040”.

The network takes place online on the 10th March commencing at 10am.  The agenda is as follows:

Chairman:  David Talbot, CATCH
10.00am    Welcome from Chair

1. Hydrogen – An update from Element Energy     
Silvian Baltac and Jason Martins,  Element Energy

2. A HiiRoc Solution     
Simon Morris, Founder, HiiRoc

3. Decarbonising Industrial Clusters
Katie Hedges, CATCH
Humber Industrial Cluster Plan update

4. Company Updates   
All – Share your journey to Decarbonisation

5. Future Topic ideas for the Network 2021

Close Approx.: 12:00 noon

For further information, please contact Lisa – lisa.buck@catchuk.org


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