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06 February 2019

Research Engineer – Engineering – Scotland

Location: Scotland

Salary: £45000 - 50000

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: BMC/02/2474 NE

Contact

Nick Elkin

DD: 0191 640 8965

M: 07948 346 585

The Company

The business is a leading international institution of innovative technology solutions in the Offshore Renewables Energy Sector. The RDI Directorate develops and delivers the most cutting-edge projects, focusing on the new frontiers being pushed by the sector. As the project portfolio grows, RDI team needs to expand its project delivery capabilities to meet this demand. The Research Engineer – Grid and Storage shall help the Electrical Infrastructure team ensuring that the business maintains its position as a focal point for the sector and develops a position as the “go to” organisation for technical support and innovative collaboration.

Job Role

The business is a leading international institution of innovative technology solutions in the Offshore Renewables Energy Sector. The RDI Directorate develops and delivers the most cutting-edge projects, focusing on the new frontiers being pushed by the sector. As the project portfolio grows, RDI team needs to expand its project delivery capabilities to meet this demand. The Research Engineer – Grid and Storage shall help the Electrical Infrastructure team ensuring that the business maintains its position as a focal point for the sector and develops a position as the “go to” organisation for technical support and innovative collaboration.

The following skills are essential:

  • Degree in Engineering of a relevant discipline (Electrical, Electronics, Control)
  • Preferably PhD/EngD in relevant technology area
  • Simulation software experience (Matlab, Bladed, PSCAD, PowerFactory, others)
  • Programming languages (Python, M, C++)
  • Good understanding of technologies for offshore renewables: grid integration and storage, offshore electrical infrastructure, electrical power trains, power networks control and protection, electricity market and standards asset management techniques.
  • Experience in the delivery of R&D projects in Academic and/or RTO environment.
  • Industrial experience and Professional Accreditation would be a bonus
  • Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.
  • High capacity for change and experience of leading others through change.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and within a highly pressured environment.
  • Attention to detail and capability to deliver projects in corporate matrix structures.
  • Team player, ambitious but not at any cost
  • Interest for technology innovation and willingness to mentor junior technical team
  • Proficient in English (oral and written)
  • Driving license and car a bonus
  • Available to travel in the UK on a regular basis and abroad on a project basis.

Additional Information

  • 28 Days Holidays
  • 9 Bank Holidays (10 Bank holidays if in Glasgow)
  • Annual Discretionary Bonus – up to 10% of salary
  • Double Match DC Pension Scheme
  • Cashback Healthcare Scheme
  • Life Assurance – 4 x annual salary
  • Free Parking (Blyth)

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