Advanced Research Engineer - Motors

UK Permanent

Job Reference: 013814

Posted on behalf of


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 the MTC has a unique opportunity for a Advanced Research Engineer Electrification. The role is focused on the technical delivery of projects and support 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 at the MTC and many of their 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 Advanced Research Engineer Electrification role will require involvement in all aspects of the project delivery including but not restricted to: concept generation, detailed design, ensuring compliance with all relevant standards, technical support of commissioning, awareness of project budget and deliverables.


Duties and responsibilities include:


  • Contribute and support senior colleagues in the theme business and technology strategy;

  • Supporting of 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 (internal, industrial, or CR&D funding).

  • Involved with horizon scanning of technologies and new approaches to solving industrial problems across a range of industrial sectors.

  • Able to lead engagement with existing customers to win repeat business.



The Person


The successful candidate for the role of Advanced Research Engineer Electrification will have/be:


  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills are required for the role; able to demonstrate a high standard of report writing and presentation skills.

  • A desire to support colleagues and transfer knowledge in area of expertise to others in the department, and also to wider MTC colleagues.

  • Able to support senior colleagues with customer and internal partner liaison in collaborative projects, able to lead technical liaison with customers during project to ensure delivery;

  • A BSc or BEng degree in mechanical, electronics engineering, mechatronics, systems, electrical engineering or other relevant topic.

  • Experienced user of CAD software packages with the ability to create design concepts and fully dimensioned drawings working to BS8888 with best practice geometric tolerances and key characteristics



Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.


To apply for the position of Advanced Research Engineer Electrification, forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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