Software Engineer Affiliate

Recruiter
UK Dies/Birminghan City University
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Up to £21,300
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
UK Dies Group Ltd. needs a new bespoke costing and planning system. This requires the Affiliate to be familiar with Pascal and C# and be able to run both systems concurrently until the legacy system can be safely removed completely. The system will be required to better manage business costs and minimising non-value added (NVA) activities and waste.

With an ability to assess, scope and develop an effective online costing and planning system sympathetic to existing business and manufacturing processes around specification, procurement and implementation planning. You will be critical to improving the company’s baseline performance. You will be able to update procedures and analyse the impact of new systems and equipment on overall company performance from an operational, technical and financial standpoint.

Being a confident communicator with well-developed interpersonal, presentational and networking skills, you will be able to liaise with internal and external clients, to build a system that will influence client purchasing decisions and generate sales. You will also be able to use your creativity, innovation and enthusiasm to manage multiple deadlines and to ensure the project is completed in line with UK Dies objectives.

Qualified to degree level in Computing or a computing related degree, along with a good understanding of Microsoft Office applications, you will have a portfolio of knowledge and skills that can be used to add value to this exciting project.

In return for providing your expertise, you will have the opportunity to join an ambitious organisation and lead a business critical project that will help shape the future direction of UK Dies. You will be mentored, throughout the duration of the project, by an experienced academic from Birmingham City University and by the IT programmer/developer of UK Dies, allowing you to enhance your business development skills.
- This project is fully/part funded by ERDF
- 12-months fixed term contract