Modelling and Simulation Analyst (ARE) - BFO

Liverpool Coventry £ 38,000 - £ 43,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 014604

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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 Advanced Research Engineer role is 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.


Duties and responsibilities include:


  • Be the largely independent supply of larger project`s technical deliverables, and act as Technical Lead for smaller projects where required; ensuring work meets or exceeds agreed customer requirements, within agreed budgets and timescales.

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

  • Contribute in the identification, technical specification and delivery of new and novel technology capability into the MTC, customers, or industrial members premises.

  • Have 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



The Person


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


  • A degree calibre engineer, technologist, scientist or mathematician. Ideally working towards professional registration, Chartered professional qualification is desirable;


  • An educational background, or suitable experience in operational research, business, industrial, logistics, manufacturing, mathematics, physics, computational science or engineering;

  • Strong logical reasoning and analytical skills;

  • Demonstrate at least 3 years of experience in simulation, modelling and analytical studies, including one or more of:


  • Discrete Event Simulation;

  • System Dynamics;

  • Agent Based Modelling;

  • Mathematical and Statistical Modelling;

  • Spreadsheet Modelling;

  • Cost Modelling and Estimation;

  • Mathematical Programming and Optimisation (linear/non- linear optimisation, constraint programming, heuristic optimisation);

  • Kinematic modelling, virtual build simulation / virtual validation and commissioning, 3D modelling;

  • Digital integration such as multi-methods or augmented intelligence.



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

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