Instructional Designer

Coventry £ 34,000 - £43,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 014607

Posted on behalf of


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    


As the Instructional Designer you be liaising with key subject matter experts, such as Technology Managers, Senior Research Engineers and Technicians within the MTC Group to ensure the appropriate information is being converted into suitable and engaging learning content.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • You will liaise with members and customers to identify their business and people performance requirements through learning needs analysis.

  • You will design and develop training material using various methodologies that deliver measurable performance improvements within the Engineering sector.

  • Face-to-face courses to allow for a live interaction between learners and the instructor.

  • Virtual Classrooms and Webinars.

  • Self-study programmes for online learning.

  • ’Application of learning‘ assignments.

  • Instructional/How-to videos.

  • Create E-learning modules to meet requirements.

  • Loading and testing of all material onto the Learning Management System.

  • Facilitating the delivery of pilot training courses with the Trainer/ Subject Matter Expert.



The Person


The successful candidate for the role of Instructional Designer will have/be:


  • Demonstrable Instructional Design experience and capability.

  • A demonstrable ability to work to tight deadlines in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment.

  • Ability to work with stakeholders to develop robust design briefs.

  • Microsoft Office experience.

  • An understanding of ROI in learning & development.

  • An understanding of the capabilities of e-learning as well as its associated development tools and software.

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation).

  • Previous experience working in the Engineering sector would be advantageous.


It would be desirable if you have

  • Training Foundation - TAP  accredited.

  • Thorough understanding of Kirkpatrick‘s evaluation model.

  • Experience with the Adobe suite of applications.

  • Experience with MS Publisher,

  • Any relevant Undergraduate qualification (or equivalent).

  • Copy editing experience.

  • An understanding of Learning Management Systems (LMS).



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

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