Senior Laser Processing Research Engineer

Coventry £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012835

The Manufacturing Technology Centre 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 Team Leader, Senior Research Engineer within Laser Processing.

The purpose of the role is to provide line management to the department team members and ensure they are appropriately utilised according to their competencies and capacity to coordinate the delivery of innovative manufacturing research projects in the area of fusion welding technologies.

Benefits: The MTC lead the way with a superb suite of benefits including; 33 days holiday, 5 day working week condensed in to 4 days, Smart Holiday system, Life Assurance, Payment of professional subscriptions, Plus many others.

The Role

The key responsibilities and duties of the Laser Team Leader, Senior Research Engineer within Laser Processing will include:
To use specialist knowledge to manage a portfolio, transferring technology into industry through the technology readiness levels (TRL`s)
Manage their time and portfolio effectively to achieve on-time delivery and budgetary control
Line manage a team of engineers ensuring their development and career paths are reflected in their PDR objectives
Maintain the team competency matrix, identify competency gaps and allocate work accordingly.
Work with the laser processing leadership team to identify areas of opportunity
Technically deliver tasks and projects to a quality, in-line with what the MTC and our customers` demands and the budget expectations

The Person

The successful candidate for the Team Leader, Senior Research Engineer within Laser Processing will be experienced and qualified in the following:
Experience of team management (>5 years), both on a project and as a line manager
Experience using business metrics to monitor and manage the performance of a team
Experience writing proposals to meet customer needs
A BSc or BEng degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Materials, Aerospace or Welding Engineering
Experience in implementing innovative welding / cladding or additive manufacturing processes
working knowledge of the fundamentals of fusion welding technologies (arc & laser)
A working knowledge of automated welding equipment (arc or laser)

To apply for the role of Team Leader, Senior Research Engineer within Laser Processing please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Alex Harman

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