Senior/Advanced Research Engineer - APS - Technology

Liverpool Coventry £ 36,000 - £ 42,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013842

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 an Electrical & Controls engineer. 

 

 

Culture: MTC Colleagues all share three things: our passion to transform industry, our values and our ethical principles. We welcome those who will share these with us.

 

Our values - we do things the RIGHT way 

 

  • Responsibility

  • Inspiration

  • Great environment

  • Honesty and integrity

  • Teamwork

 

Our ethical principles underpin everything we do 

 

  • Support the UK government to improve people‘s lives

  • Recognise our responsibility to humanity over profit or power

  • Strive to create a sustainable world

  • Promote and celebrate Diversity & Inclusiveness

 

  

Benefits: The MTC leads 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         

 

We are looking for innovators with an entrepreneurial mindset to create impact.

 

This Electrical & Controls engineer 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, and an opportunity to lead, manage, and develop both people and projects. The individual will also have an opportunity to work collaboratively across MTC‘s broad technology departments and industrial sectors.

 

The Person

 

The successful candidate for the role of an Electrical & Controls engineer will have/be:

  • A BSc/BEng degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Integrated, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics or other appropriate science/engineering degree or apprenticeship

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in R&D or industrial setting

  • Ability to design and build electrical systems, integrating commercial-off-the-shelf motors, drives, PLCs, SCADA, with due consideration for electrical standards e.g. IEC 60205-1, PUWER, machinery directive,

  • Ideally Certified Machinery Safety Expert (CMSE) and/or understanding and application of Safety Integrity Level (SIL)

  • Experience with Beckhoff TwinCAT and/or Siemens TIA Portal or similar PLC vendors, and demonstrable competence with IEC61131-3 languages

  • Committed to work collaboratively and network effectively, able to recognise the contribution of others and team-work with a one MTC mind-set.

  • Self-motivated and a self-starter, with the ability to work autonomously to meet deadlines, budgets and quality expectations, both within a team, or independently.

 

Behaviours

 

MTC holds a high standard of professional behaviour and conduct of all colleagues; the environment across The MTC is one of collaboration. Colleagues are supported by leaders across the business to be empowered to challenge all colleagues in the MTC Right Way that is respectful and constructive.

 

 

 

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

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