Advanced Research Engineer - Business and Factory Optimisation

Liverpool £ 34,000 - £ 42,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013622

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 Advanced Research Engineer - Business and Factory Optimisation. The role is for an Advanced Research Engineer, based in the Simulation department within Digital Engineering, delivering work in the area of Business and Factory Optimisation.



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 purpose of the Advanced Research Engineer - Business and Factory Optimisation is to support the team by contributing to projects that require creative problem solving, solution concepts, model development, and understanding of client‘s manufacturing processes at an operational level and optimisation of processes.


The role will apply knowledge and experience of conducting simulation studies on real engineering problems to help MTC clients achieve their broad ranging goals as they drive towards achieving manufacturing excellence. They will support other engineers in delivering consistently high-quality projects through technical planning, meeting governance requirements and contributing to leadership activities of the team.


The role will contribute to and lead projects in any sector and across the product lifecycle. Key project activities include: requirements capture and project scoping; concept modelling and abstracting of client processes; developing appropriate and suitable models informing the delivery of analysis; developing project documentation in line with MTC standards and best practices.

They will also manage client relationships and expectations for these projects.


The role is expected to provide a level of business and technical excellence, and proactively contribute and support the functioning and development of the other technical areas of the team.


The successful candidate is expected to work with limited support and produce project work in line with the BFO team & MTC best practices.



The Person


The ideal candidate for the role of Advanced Research Engineer - Business and Factory Optimisation will have/be:


  • At least 3 years experience working in a project based environment;

  • Strong logical reasoning and analytical skills;

  • A relevant engineering or mathematics background, with a particular focus to industrial applications;

  • Significant experience conducting factory modelling and simulation studies;

  • Subject matter industrial experience in one or more of the core areas of the team: Discrete Event Simulation, Cost modelling, Kinematic modelling;

  • Excellent communication skills.



To apply for the position of Advanced Research Engineer - Business and Factory Optimisation

please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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