Data and Information Systems Engineer

Liverpool £ 36,000 - £ 41,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 013484

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 an Advanced Research Engineer - Data & Information Systems.



Benefits: The MTC lead the way with a superb suite of benefits including; 33 days holiday, flexible working hours, Smart Holiday system, Life Assurance, Payment of professional subscriptions, Plus many others.



Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our colleagues work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying.



The Role


The Informatics group undertakes innovative research work focused primarily on manufacturing Capability Readiness Level (MCRLs) 4-6 in many areas of manufacturing data information systems. The purpose of this role is to develop and run projects in the Data & Information Systems research area specifically related to Manufacturing Enterprise Systems e.g. (MES), CMMS and Historian.


The key responsibilities and duties of the Advanced Research Engineer - Data & Information Systems will include:


  • Supporting the Digital Engineering theme in particular the Informatics team with creative problem solving, solution concepts, system design and integration

  • Developing proposals for individual research projects to meet clients‘ needs in full

  • Customer and partner liaison in large collaborative projects to ensure requirements capture, project deliver and overall project direction

  • To develop proposals for individual research projects to meet clients‘ needs in full;

  • To ensure that research work is undertaken to meet or exceed the customers‘ quality expectations and to project manage it within the budgets and timescales allocated to each project


The Person


The successful candidate for Advanced Research Engineer - Data & Information Systems will be experienced and qualified in the following:


  • Minimum of degree qualified with a computer science bias plus minimum of 3 years industry experience on relevant manufacturing systems in industrial manufacturing or R&D environments;

  • Demonstrable experience of enterprise system deployments or bespoke developments (i.e. MES, MRP, ERP, CMM, Historian etc.);

  • Knowledge of the manufacturing sector and deep understanding of manufacturing systems and technologies.

  • Knowledge & experience of at least one of the high-level programming languages (Java, C/C++ or C#);

  • Knowledge of Business Process Modelling (BPMN), Object Oriented Modelling, Unified Process (UML2);

  • Substantial experience of having produced and reviewed technical reports and / or guidance materials on engineering or science topic;

  • Knowledge of Industry 4.0 concepts;

  • Knowledge of ISA 95 - Manufacturing Enterprise System Standards.


To apply for the position of Advanced Research Engineer within Data & Information Systems please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Rebecca Gibbs.

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