Senior Research Engineer - Manufacturing ICT Systems

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

Job Reference: 013620

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 - Informatics, Manufacturing ICT Systems. This is a Senior Research Engineer role based in the Informatics department within Digital Engineering, delivering work in the area of Manufacturing ICT systems. The role is primarily focused on the independent technical delivery of projects and leadership in the development of project related activities across



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 Senior Research Engineer - Informatics, Manufacturing ICT Systems is expected to provide 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). The role is expected to contribute towards projects, either as technical leader or work package leader, in line with MTC best practices


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • To lead project technical deliverables, taking ownership to ensure work meets or exceeds agreed customer requirements, and is delivered within agreed budgets and timescales. Where delegated, to act as Technical Governance lead for project deliverables.

  • 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.



The Person


The ideal candidate for the role of Senior Research Engineer - Informatics, Manufacturing ICT Systems would have/be:

  • Industrial experience of enterprise system deployments and Operational Technologies (OT) within manufacturing, ideally with a focus on ISA 95 level 3.

  • Industrial experience of enterprise system deployments and Operational Technologies (OT) elements within manufacturing (i.e. MES, MRP, ERP, CMM, SCADA etc.).

  • Industrial experience of Information Technologies (IT) technology stack used within the new digital manufacturing era, including the hardware infrastructure and software applications used to transform data;

  • Working knowledge of network security e.g. ISO27001 PAS 1192-5/6;

  • Demonstrable understanding of Industrial IoT frameworks;

  • Experience using SQL for data extraction and management (MSSQL, Oracle, MySQL);

  • Self-motivated and a self-starter, with the ability to work autonomously


To apply for the position of Senior Research Engineer - Informatics, Manufacturing ICT Systems please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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