Senior Advisor - Digital Transformation (Ref: 930328)
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Reference: 930328 | Status: Accepting applications

Category: Engineering

Location: MTC Coventry

Salary: £60,000 - £69,000 DOE

Type: Permanent

Published date: Thursday 04 April 2024

Closing date: Thursday 30 May 2024

Senior Advisor - Digital Transformation

We are looking for a Senior Advisor to join our Digital Transformation Team based in Coventry.

The purpose of the Digital Transformation advisor role is to work with manufacturing clients through a discovery process to identify information systems requirements and opportunities for digital technologies using a structured engagement process, and develop digitalisation plans to support the business growth strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities

The role of Senior Advisor involves:

  • Understanding our client’s problems and how MTC can support their resolution;
  • Identification of appropriate digital technologies
  • Using assessment tools to identify the current state of digital systems maturity.
  • Running workshops to identify digital technology opportunities to support strategic growth.
  • Evaluating opportunities to define work packages with clear value propositions.
  • Planning for information system selection
  • Developing pilot programmes for digitalisation projects
  • Leading project work programmes and managing the activities of junior team members
  • Developing roadmaps that describe how to enhance a client’s capability;

In addition there are technical and administrative roles that also need to be performed to ensure effective delivery of MTC’s business.

Person Specification

The role holder will be involved in guiding MTC customers on the application of digital technologies. The role holder should have a good working knowledge of the following:

  • Different types of manufacturing systems (ideally ERP, MRP, MES and PLM)
  • IT and OT system architectures
  • Data and information required to support manufacturing operations

Awareness of the following would be an advantage:

  • Manufacturing Operational Efficiency improvement method.
  • Business Process Re-engineering for Innovation.
  • Change management

In addition:

  • Good Engineering, Information Systems or Business degree, possibly with an MBA.
  • Experience of leadership and people management
  • Highly computer literate
  • Experience in the manufacturing sector is essential either as a manager, manufacturing engineer, information systems consultant, management consultant, systems analyst or systems architect.
  • Experience of manufacturing system implementation projects is desirable.
  • High level stakeholder management, both internally and externally;
  • Commercially and financially astute;
  • Independent and driven self- starter and completer finisher.
  • Performing well in a customer facing role;
  • Able to absorb a wide range of developments in technology and see how these can add value to the industrial sector

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) is an internationally renowned and  respected research and development organisation, bridging the gap between academia and manufacturing, and is home to some of the brightest minds in engineering from around the globe.

The MTC's engineers, scientists and technicians work with some of the most advanced manufacturing equipment in the world in a supportive and collegiate environment for the development and demonstration of new technologies on an industrial scale, helping manufacturers of all sizes develop new and innovative processes and technologies.

Established to prove cutting edge manufacturing advances in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions, the MTC works with hundreds of industrial clients across a range of sectors including automotive, aerospace, rail, informatics, food and drink, infrastructure, construction and civil engineering, electronics, oil and gas and defence. The MTC helps businesses thrive by advancing their technological and engineering capabilities to improve their business efficiency, capability and competitiveness.

Supported by one of the largest public sector investments in UK Manufacturing, the MTC's engineering capabilities cover research and development, advanced manufacturing management, factory design and training for the skills of the future.

The MTC has world-class facilities in Coventry, Liverpool and Oxford, and is part of the UK's High Value Manufacturing Catapult, supported by Innovate UK.

Reference Checks and Security Checks (where applicable)
Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained alongside a level of security clearance checks.

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