Senior Research Engineer - Physics Modelling

UK £ 43,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013615

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 - Physics Modelling. This is a Senior Research Engineer role based in the Modelling & Simulation department within Digital Engineering, delivering work in the area of Physics Modelling. The purpose of this role is to support the team with project-based creative problem solving, solution concepts, model development, understanding of underlying Physics and optimisation of manufacturing processes.



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 Senior Research Engineer - Physics Modelling duties and responsibilities include:

  • Providing a level of business and technical leadership, and proactively contribute and support the functioning and development of the other technical areas of the team (technical governance, business development and project management).

  • Contribution towards projects, either as technical leader or work package leader, in line with MTC best practices.

  • Undertake innovative Engineering research work focused primarily on technology/manufacturing readiness levels (TRL/MRL) 3+, and able to demonstrate industrial project delivery.

  • 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 provide solution concepts, develop, integrate and implement Physics-based models, understand the underlying Physics and Engineering principals and theories and optimise manufacturing processes and designs of products through modelling and simulation methods.



The Person


The ideal candidate for the role of Senior Research Engineer - Physics Modelling would:

  • Have extensive experience working in commercial & project environments, applying simulation technologies to solve customer needs;

  • Have an understanding of commercial trends and developments within simulation industry;

  • Have strong logical reasoning and analytical skills;

  • Have a relevant Engineering, Maths or Physics background, with a particular focus to industrial applications;

  • Degree calibre engineer, technologist, scientist or mathematician.

  • Have experience in one or more coding languages (e.g. python, Java, C++), preferably in the development of subroutines of applications;

  • Have knowledge / awareness of model and systems integration, simulation data management;

  • Have significant experience in conducting modelling and simulation studies;

  • Have subject matter expertise in one or more of the core areas of the team: electromagnetics, fluid dynamics, structural mechanics or heat transfer;

  • Have excellent communication skills.



To apply for the position of Senior Research Engineer - Physics Modelling please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.


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