Senior Research Engineer Design & Build

UK £43,000 - £50,000 Permanent

Job Reference: 013592

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 Senior Research Engineer Design & Build which will be focused on the independent technical delivery of projects and leadership in the development of project related activities across The MTC, working across various technology departments and industrial sectors.



Benefits: The MTC lead the way with a superb suite of benefits including; 33 days holiday, fully flexible working week Monday-Thursday, 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    


  • As the Senior Research Engineer Design & Build you will support Senior Managers with a proactive approach in the identification, technical specification and delivery of new and novel technology capability into the MTC, customers or industrial members premises.

  • You will require involvement in all aspects of the project delivery, taking overall ownership and ensuring compliance with all relevant standards, technical support of commissioning, management of project budget and deliverables.

  • You will lead customer and internal partner liaison in collaborative projects to ensure overall project delivery and direction, able to lead technical liaison with customers during project delivery.

  • You will be responsible for generation of key project and strategic initiatives in alignment with theme‘s strategy, actively supporting to develop the theme business and technology strategy in a specific area of expertise.

  • You will take the lead and ownership in proposal of new capability development projects that align with the Department, Technology Theme and overall MTC strategy and able to explore different routes for project funding such as internal, industrial, or CR&D funding.

  • You will be involved with horizon scanning of technologies and new approaches to solving industrial problems across a range of industrial sectors.



The Person


The successful candidate for the Senior Research Engineer Design & Build will possess the following attributes:


  • At least 5 years Mechanical and/or Manufacturing experience.

  • Degree educated holding a BSc, BEng, MSc or MEng in an appropriate Mechanical Engineering or suitable Engineering discipline.

  • Extensive knowledge of materials, relevant directives, regulations and standards, mechanical principles and manufacturing techniques.

  • Demonstrable experience of designing machinery, manufacturing equipment or products.

  • Working knowledge of Siemens NX, Solidworks or other CAD packages,

  • Experience or awareness of using PLC hardware Arduino or Rasberry Pi and experience working with the Machinery Directive and CE/UKCA would be desirable.



To apply for the position of Senior Research Engineer Design & Build, please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Rebecca Gibbs.

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