Coventry £ 40,000 - £ 45,000 p.a plus benefits Permanent
Job Reference: 014446
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 Senior Research Engineer - Product Design Group. 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. Largely independent supply of larger project`s technical deliverables, and act as Technical Lead for smaller projects where required; ensuring work meets or exceeds customer requirements, within agreed budgets and timescales.
Benefits: The MTC leads the way with a superb suite of benefits including; private health insurance with Vitality Health, a highly competitive pension scheme, 33 days holiday (including public holidays), a fully flexible working week, hybrid working (where the nature of the role permits), income protection in the event of long term incapacity, and life insurance.
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 Senior Research Engineer - Product Design Group 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:
Undertake innovative Engineering research work focused primarily on technology/manufacturing readiness levels (TRL/MRL) 3+, and able to demonstrate industrial project delivery.
To contribute in the identification, technical specification and delivery of new and novel technology capability into the MTC, customers, or industrial members premises.
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).
Be 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 successful candidate for the role of Senior Research Engineer - Product Design Group will have/be:
Industrial or Product Design Degree qualified creative, with background knowledge of engineering or a science related discipline and over 5 years in industry.
Be able to demonstrate taking product concepts through multiple stages of a New Product Development process, ideally with experience of getting a product to market.
A proactive approach is essential and being able to work autonomously, either on-site or remotely, whilst consulting appropriately with peers and senior engineers to deliver high quality project work.
Committed to work collaboratively and network effectively, able to recognise the contribution of others and team-work with a one MTC mind-set;
Pragmatic hands on experience, providing problem solving approach and who is willing to physically participate in completion of work when required.
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 Senior Research Engineer - Product Design Group forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.