Electrical Research Engineer

Liverpool £ 29,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012552

An Electrical Research Engineer is required to join The Manufacturing Technology Centre. The MTC is a UK success story - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions. Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit they are seeking a competent Electrical Research Engineer

The purpose of the role is to enhance the productivity of UK manufacturing as a whole. You will be working with a group of leading subject matter experts, delivering transformational change to MTC clients from multiple industrial sectors, including aerospace, automotive, rail, marine, defence, power generation, ICT and oil & gas


The Role

As the Electrical Research Engineer, you will contribute to and enhance research in the area of Intelligent Automation. This will include the design, build, commission and test of integrated automation systems.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:
Develop, design, build, commission and test automation systems.
Develop and conduct technology trials to prove the maturity of equipment and processes against the TRL scale.
Ensure that processes to be conducted are safe and conform to the MTC`s Health & Safety policies. This will require the engineer to generate Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
Prepare and deliver presentations and reports to internal stakeholders.
Support proposal writing and project pricing process.
Liaise with contributing partners, sub-contract suppliers and MTC workshop technicians to deliver work packages on time and to budget and quality.

You will work closely with other MTC researc engineers as part of project teams, to provide advice on electrical commissioning work required, including time, materials, designs and costs for quotation purposes.


The Candidate

The ideal candidate for the Electrical Research Engineer will be able to demonstrate a level of autonomy with supervision required in more complex projects/tasks, be able to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences inside and outside of the MTC. Applicants must have experience and be qualified in;
A recognised apprenticeship in an electrical based environment.
18th edition regulations qualified with relevant experience to carry out a varied range of electrical installations in an industrial environment.
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
Knowledge of relevant Health & Safety and environmental issues.
Experience of testing and certifying electrical installations.
Experience of working in a heavy duty industrial electrical installations environment. Including machinery and large industrial equipment.
Knowledge of PLC control, safety circuits and interlocks.
Experience of reading and working to wiring diagrams and schematics.
Experience of building electrical panels and fault finding.


To apply please for the Electrical Research Engineer position contact Alex Harman on 01789 201040
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