Reference: 842133 | Status: Accepting applications
Location: MTC Coventry
Salary: Up to £35,500
Published date: Thursday 11 May 2023
Closing date: Thursday 22 June 2023
We are looking for a Research Engineer to join our Advanced Production Systems Team based in Coventry.
The Research Engineer (ARE) role is focused on the technical delivery of projects and support to 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 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.
To contribute in the identification, technical specification and delivery of new and novel technology capability into the MTC, customers, or industrial members premises. This 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. All aspects of the role are to be carried out as an exemplar within the business in adhering to the MTC RIGHT way:
About The MTC
The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was established in 2010 as an independent Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry – often referred to as ‘the valley of death’.It represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and, after four years of planning and a 16 month build, the facility opened at Ansty Park in Coventry at the end of 2011.In December 2011, there were 16 industrial members, 44 staff and just a few key pieces of equipment in the ‘workshop’.Over the following 10+ years the MTC’s rapid growth has seen the expansion of our campus with the construction of three more facilities, including the opening of the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre and the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing. Our role has also increased to cover not only R&D but also Training, Advanced Manufacturing Management and Factory Design. We now have over 800 talented employees working with us.During this time we have helped hundreds of companies across a range of industries and over 100 of them have become members of the MTC.
Reference Checks and Security Checks (where applicable)
Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.
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