Job: Advanced Research Engineer – Controls and Connectivity

Job Title: Advanced Research Engineer – Controls and Connectivity
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Start Date: 2018-05-31
Contact Name: Kirsty McKinnon
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Advanced Research Engineer – Controls and Connectivity

Seeking a varied role at the cutting edge of technology?

Passionate about driving improvements in manufacturing?

Would you like to enhance the productivity of the UK manufacturing industry?

This exciting opportunity will let you do all of the above and more as you join one of the UK’s leading technology centers dedicated to the continuous advancement of technology, processes and the Manufacturing sector within the UK.

Joining the intelligent Automation and Informatics team you will be responsible for delivering projects related to industrial control and connectivity including those that will enable interoperability between manufacturing, production and operational enterprise systems. Overall you will contribute to digital manufacturing and industry 4.0 related projects through creative problem solving, solution concepts, system design and system integration specifically focusing on the controls and connectivity work. This will include technical leadership and project management of projects >100k.

A varied role you will work with a diverse range of clients across multiple industry sectors including automotive, aerospace, rail, food & drink, electronics, defence, O&G and construction/civil engineering.

Sound Interesting?

To carry out this position they are seeking an engineer with previous experience in industrial controls/systems integration able to demonstrate a strong awareness of digital manufacturing control and connectivity requirements and technologies.

Further skills/experience they require includes:

-          3+ years’ experience in identifying industrial control, interoperability and data extraction challenges and able to identify and implement appropriate hardware and software solutions

-          Good commercial awareness of manufacturing industries

-          Experience with controls architecture/systems integration

-          Experience with high level programming languages such as Java, C#, C++, SQL and Python

-          Experienced in the configuration and programming of industrial systems i.e. embedded controls, modular controllers, microcontrollers, PLC’s, industrial PCs, supervisory control systems, SCADA/DCs etc.

-          A relevant Degree, Masters or PhD with industrial experience

To apply for this exciting position please send your CV to