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Simulation and Modelling Engineer

Liverpool, Merseyside
Remote Working
Remote Working
£43,000 to £50,000
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
The MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) is a major success story. One of the UK s most advanced Research & Technology Organisations, championing world leading manufacturing and engineering innovation. Created in 2011, it represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and has since grown to a team of over 800 spread several facilities covering not only R&D, but also Training, Advanced Manufacturing Management and Factory Design across multiple businesses and sectors. Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit from launch, we seek career driven and agile talent from industry, academia, and other leading organisations to work in this truly unique centre of excellence. Benefits beyond salary, the MTC provides one of the most extensive and progressive benefits packages available, designed to inspire, develop and reward employees to the full including: Fully flexible working including compressed hours, remote working, part-time hours, flexible start and finish times. And career breaks. Tell us what works for you and don t let anything stop you from applying! Enhanced Holiday leave with accumulated days plus option to buy & sell Private Health Insurance from Vitality Health Life Insurance Generous Pension Scheme Income Protection in the event of long-term illness or incapacity to work Salary Sacrifice (tax efficient Bike 2 Work plus Car Lease Scheme including competitive on-site EV charging) Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity support Professional subscriptions paid plus access to Leadership Academy Long service recognition plus contribution awards Envious working environment with free parking, excellent public transport links, employee discounts and on-site canteen, plus more The Role The purpose of the Senior Research Engineer - Modelling and Simulation Physicist role is to support the Physics Modelling team by contributing to projects and fundamental research that include requirements specification, creative problem solving, solution concepts, robust model development, understanding, application and analysis of underlying physics, numerical and mathematical models and optimisation methods of manufacturing processes and / or products, ranging over a wide spectrum of Sectors. As Senior Research Engineer - Modelling and Simulation Physicist duties and responsibilities include: Providing a level of business and technical leadership, and proactively contribute and support the functioning and development of the other technical areas of the team (technical governance, business, technology and strategy development and project management). Contributing towards projects, either as technical leader or work package leader, in line with MTC standards and best practices. Undertaking innovative engineering research and development work focused on enabling advancements in technology / manufacturing (simulation) readiness levels (TRL/MRL/MSRL), and to be able to demonstrate industry-relevant project delivery that address the UK Grand Challenges. Involvement in all aspects of the project delivery, taking overall ownership of technical direction and management of client / stakeholder relationship and expectations, ensuring compliance with all relevant business standards and processes, as well as management of project budget and deliverables. Providing expert knowledge and experience of conducting modelling and simulation studies and analysis for a range of solution concepts, be able to develop, integrate and implement physics-based models, understand the underlying physics, numerical and engineering principals and theories to facilitate the optimisation of manufacturing processes and designs of products. Interacting and networking with internal teams, groups and business managers to identify opportunities and provide solutions to technical decisions that encompass both technology push and industry pull requirements. Proactively contribute and support towards, and develop personal and professional skills in line with, the functional leads of the department, as well as supporting others in the teams to accomplish the same The Person The ideal candidate for the role of Research Engineer - Modelling and Simulation Physicist will have / be: Extensive experience working in fast-paced academic, research or commercial project-based environments, applying modelling and simulation technologies (e.g. FEA, CFD, DEM) to solve customer needs; An understanding of commercial trends and developments within simulation industry; A relevant engineering, maths, physics, data, computational or materials science, or any other relevant background or Degree, with a particular focus to industrial applications; Evidential aptitude in using dedicated commercially available or open source engineering software tools (e.g. Comsol, Ansys, Abaqus, StarCCM+, LIGGHTS, OpenFoam) and be familiar with one or more coding languages (e.g. python, Java, C++), preferably in the development of subroutines of applications; Subject matter expertise in one or more of the core areas of application within the business: laser processing and surface engineering, material joining, additive manufacturing, net-shape technologies, bending & forming, machining etc.; Subject matter excellence in one or more (multi-) physics implemented within the team: electromagnetics, fluid dynamics or particle motion, structural mechanics or heat transfer; Desirable to have collaborative R&D bid writing experience, as lead or contributor; Strong acumen in research methods, horizon scanning, publications, conferencing, and strategic networking across academia and industry; To apply, please send a copy of your CV to Marlena Matusik
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  • Job Reference: 701374156-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
    Consilium Recruit
  • Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £43,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: company benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent