Consilium Group Limited
£ 32,000 - £ 40,000 p.a.
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

ARE ? Design & Simulation

Closing Date 30/11/2017

Company ? Manufacturing Technology Centre Ltd ? Coventry

Salary 32-40K

The main purpose of this role is to support the Design & Simulation theme, in particular the Business & Factory Optimisation team, with project-based creative problem solving, solution concepts, system design and optimisation.

The post holder is expected to apply knowledge and experience conducting discrete event simulation studies on real engineering problems to look at the effects on the complete business systems to ensure MTCs clients can achieve their broad ranging goals as they drive towards achieving manufacturing excellence.

The post hold is expected to conduct analysis to define and understand business problems and identify potential solutions and strategies to implement change.

The post holder is expected to support project delivery through completing assigned packages of work to a high quality and agreed costs and time-scales, deliver project governance through the creation and maintenance of project plans and status reports and manage project risk in line with MTCS? best practices.

Largely independent supply of project?s technical deliverables.

Provide technical leadership to others in areas of expertise.

Technical leadership of projects and / or work package portfolio >£100K.

Project management of project and / or work package portfolio >£100K.

Lead project proposal and business case writing for small and medium projects.

Lead technical liaison with customer during project delivery.

Lead engagement with existing customers to win repeat business.

Generation of new project ideas in alignment with the theme?s strategy.

Own career development through mentoring coaching and training courses.

Provide technical support to all RE?s.

Applicants should have an educational background in operation management / research; mathematics; engineering or manufacturing.

The ideal candidate will have manufacturing, layout design, programming and data analytics experience.

To be considered for the position of Advanced Research Engineer, you will need to be able to demonstrate experience conducting discrete event simulation studies.

To be considered for this position you will have excellent attention to detail and confidence in your own ability.

The post holder will be responsible for delivery projects related to factory design and optimisation.

Specific project objectives will be provided by the Team Leader Business & Factory Optimisation and the Technology Manager once the candidate is in post.

You should act with honesty and integrity, have a thirst for knowledge and desire to better yourself, both personally and professionally

Team Work:

Ability to interact with people effectively. Able and willing to share and receive information. Co-operates within the group and across groups.

Decision Making:

Able to work independently when required and considers all pertinent facts and alternatives before deciding on the most appropriate action.

Work Standards:

Sets and maintains high performance standards. Pays close attention to detail, accuracy and completeness. Promotes a safe & clean environment.


Commitment to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Statistics analysis using tools such as Minitab, R or SPSS.

Object orientated programming skills such as VBA, C++, Java.

Knowledge and use of Discrete Event Simulation.

Lean and Six Sigma.


Maintains high level of productivity and self-direction, with ability to meet deadlines and work autonomously.

Can produce reports with high quality standards.

Self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines and work autonomously.

Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

Above average interpersonal and organisational skills.

Willingness and ability to travel (valid licence for driving in the UK or other suitable arrangements for personal business travel).

Evidence that commercial awareness is developing.

Evidence that leadership skills are developing.

Excellent IT skills ? proficient in the use of all Microsoft

A BSc or BEng Degree in appropriate operation management/research, mathematics, engineering or manufacturing subject.

Knowledge of the manufacturing sector and understanding of manufacturing systems and technologies.

Experience conducting Discrete Event Simulation studies.

To apply please e-mail a copy of your CV to Adrian Elwell

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