Job: Research Engineer - Design & Simulation

Job Title: Research Engineer - Design & Simulation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits + Relocation Support
Start Date: 2018-01-11
Contact Name: Kirsty McKinnon
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Research Engineer – Design & Simulation

Coventry or Liverpool

Up to £35,000

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 Design & Simulation team you will work in a client facing role across a range of projects to support leading names in the industry as they seek to design and optimise their factories and overall business performance. Your role will see you responsible for project-based creative problem solving, conceptual solutions, system design and optimisation.

Exposed to businesses of varying size across all sectors from automotive and aerospace through to food, electronics and Oil & Gas you will apply your knowledge of operations management techniques to real engineering problems and their effects. Projects will vary in size from new production lines or process improvements to remove bottlenecks through to full new factory layouts.

Key responsibilities will include:

-          Conducting analysis to define and understand business problems

-          Identifying potential solutions and strategies to implement change

-          Supporting project delivery in line with quality, cost and delivery targets by producing and maintaining project plans and status reports

-          Technical leadership and project management of projects under £100,000 in value

-          Support project proposals, business case writing, client liaison and customer engagement to win new business

Sound Interesting?

To carry out this role they are seeking applicants degree educated in operation management/ research, mathematics, engineering, manufacturing, modelling, simulation or physics. You will also need manufacturing, programming and data analytics experience/knowledge as well as the ability to interpret complex data sets.

Technical skills they seek include:

-          Use of statistical analysis tools such as Minitab, SPSS or R

-          Programming skills such as VBA, C++ or Java

-          Systems based engineering approaches such as casual loop analysis, stock and flow diagrams or conceptual modelling

-          Knowledge and past use of Discrete Event Simulation (DES) software such as Witness, Plantsim, Flexsim, Simulink or Simul8

Please note this client has further more senior roles available in this team, adverts for which can be viewed on our website

To apply for this exciting position please send your CV to