Advanced Research Engineer - Design & Build

UK £ 36,000 - £ 42,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013609

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 - Design & Build. As an Advanced Research Engineer (ARE), working as part of the Design & Build team, you will deliver on exciting industrial and collaborative projects across a number of industrial sectors. You will be a self-starter and capable of working autonomously, managing your own projects, and supporting others using your engineering knowledge and experience.



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    


The role of Advanced Research Engineer - Design & Build key responsibilities include:

  • Liasing with clients and working with the team to budget and plan engineering projects across various industrial sectors

  • Helping to develop design specifications, statement of requirements and feasibility studies

  • Managing and leading projects through to successful completion within agreed timescale and budget

  • Conducting market research, literature reviews and using root cause analysis to solve client problems through research and development

  • Concept generation, detailed design and design validation using appropriate tools and techniques

  • Development of test specifications, design of experiments and other techniques to provide systematic testing

  • Prototyping of test equipment and demonstrators

  • Presentation of project results to the client


The MTC is one of the UK leading centre‘s for Research and Development. As part of your role, you will contribute ideas and get the opportunity to be involved in proposing/ delivering market leading research through our Core Research Projects (CRP‘s), while also playing a role in business development activities.


Learning and personal growth is taken very seriously at the MTC, as a member of the team, you will be provided with frequent training and development opportunities, as well as support towards professional accreditation (IEng/CEng), if you do not have it already.



The Person


The ideal candidate for the role of Advanced Research Engineer - Design & Build will have/be:

  • Degree qualified specialising in Mechanical / Manufacturing / Mechatronics or apprentice trained with a HND/HNC in engineering

  • Previous design engineering experience (3+ years) within a manufacturing, R&D or industrial setting, ideally with experience of designing machinery.

  • Experience of leading and managing engineering based projects

  • Experience of using CAD systems (ideally Siemens NX or Solidworks)

  • Team orientated with a flexible approach to project delivery



To apply for the position of Advanced Research Engineer - Design & Build please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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