Technology Manager

Liverpool Coventry £ 55,000 - £60,000 p.a plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 014530

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The MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) is a major success story. One of the UK‘s most advanced Research & Technology Organisations, championing world leading manufacturing and engineering innovation.


Created in 2011, it represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and has since grown to a team of over 800 spread several facilities covering not only R&D, but also Training, Advanced Manufacturing Management and Factory Design across multiple businesses and sectors.


Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit from launch, we seek career driven and agile talent from industry, academia, and other leading organisations to work in this truly unique centre of excellence.


Benefits - beyond salary, the MTC provides one of the most extensive and progressive benefits packages available, designed to inspire, develop and reward employees to the full including:


  • Fully flexible working including compressed hours, remote working, part-time hours, flexible start and finish times. And career breaks. Tell us what works for you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying!  

  • Enhanced Holiday leave with accumulated days plus option to buy & sell

  • Private Health Insurance from Vitality Health

  • Life Insurance

  • Generous Pension Scheme

  • Income Protection in the event of long-term illness or incapacity to work

  • Salary Sacrifice (tax efficient Bike 2 Work plus Car Lease Scheme including competitive on-site EV charging)

  • Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity support

  • Professional subscriptions paid plus access to Leadership Academy

  • Long service recognition plus contribution awards

  • Envious working environment with free parking, excellent public transport links, employee discounts and on-site canteen, plus more 



The Role    


The Technology Manager role will will be accountable to the Associate Director for the Component Manufacturing Technology (CMT) Group. You will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues in the management teams within the Technology Group and Industrial Sectors to deliver the corporate objectives of the MTC and ensure alignment and effective delivery of functional and business unit strategies.


In the first instance the focus of your job will be to carry out the duties of a Product Manager. At some future date - following agreement between yourself and your line manager - you should expect to undertake other Technology Group management roles in the business


Duties and responsibilities include:


  • Working with colleagues in the same functional role to deliver the corporate objectives of the MTC and ensure alignment and effective delivery of functional strategies.

  • Collaborating closely with colleagues in the same management team to deliver the objectives of the business unit. This requires an ability to influence people outside your line management in order to drive the best result for the MTC holistically and not just for a small element of the company.

  • Work with senior managers to deliver the corporate objectives of MTC and to lead, or contribute to, specific business initiatives or continuous improvement activities.

  • On an as required basis, work collegiately with all or some of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult network of centres, MTC‘s academic partners & Members and appropriate sub-contractors to strengthen our eco-system‘s ability to support our clients and stakeholders.

  • Work with MTC‘s Marketing Department to produce case studies and other media that demonstrate the impact that MTC is having, whilst respecting client confidentiality at all times.

  • Coaching and mentoring direct reports, and other colleagues as required, is an essential part of your role to support the development of leadership and management capability across the business.

  • Responsibility for your own and your colleague‘s health and safety, pro-actively reporting any concerns, near-misses or accidents.



The Person


The successful candidate for the role of Technology Manager will have/be:


  • A degree-calibre engineer, technologist, or scientist- with experience of:

  • Component manufacturing technologies such as Additive Manufacturing, Net Shape, Laser Processing or Joining technologies.

  • The collaborative funding R&D funding landscape and bid management.

  • Building and maintaining a strong sales pipeline.


  • You will have a range of management and leadership skills along with knowledge and experience relating directly to the delivery of this management role. You will use this to lead the activities you are responsible for and to contribute to broader debates on the tactical direction of the business.

  • Adept at using micro-soft toolset: Word, PowerPoint & Excel

  • Experience of developing, writing and managing collaborative R&D, and industrial proposals.

  • Experience of owning, maintaining and expanding key customer / prospect relationships.

  • Consultative / solution selling experience within an R&D environment.

  • Experience of shaping technology offerings to meet wide ranging industrial needs to ensure relevance is maintained.



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.


Please note, due to the nature of the role, candidates must be willing and able to complete National Security Vetting.


To apply for the position of Technology Manager forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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