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Systems Operational Technology Engineer

Ref no. BHN568622
Location Gloucester, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

We are currently seeking an experienced Systems Operational Technology Engineer to join our client in Gloucester, where you will be working with a global leader in aircraft landing and braking systems on a permanent basis.

Key skills required for this role

Configuring network, Switch, VLAN, Industrial Internet of Things, SCADA, Industrial networks


Knowledge of Operational Technologies, such as SCADA, MES, Software Project Development

Job description

We are currently seeking an experienced engineer to join our clients Operational Technology Team within the Aerospace sector. In this role, you will play a crucial part in maintaining, developing, and implementing systems within their industrial domains, fostering collaboration with production, Manufacturing Engineering, and Quality teams to ensure robust and sustainable solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, develop, and implement systems within industrial domains.
  • Collaborate with production, Manufacturing Engineering, and Quality teams to develop robust solutions.
  • Coordinate improvements and developments with the central team.
  • Maintain and develop MES (Manufacturing Execution System) to optimize production efficiency.
  • Provide training and support to users (operators, engineers, and managers).
  • Centralize improvement opportunities across the factory.
  • Interact with central team and other sites to propose and implement development requirements.
  • Contribute to the deployment of paperless shop floor initiatives.
  • Test and validate upgrades/evolutions of tools.


  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of Operational Technologies, including SCADA, process control systems, MES, and industrial networks.
  • Experience in project management and/or core-team participation in IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and cybersecurity.
  • Experience with software project development and implementation in an industrial environment.
  • Knowledge of databases, both on-premises and cloud-based.
  • Experience in configuring networks (communication protocols, switches, VLANs, etc.).


  • 25 days holiday, excluding UK Bank Holidays, with the option to buy/sell annual leave.
  • Annual bonus and share scheme options.
  • Pension scheme with up to 8% match and life assurance.
  • Onsite amenities including parking with EV chargers, subsidized restaurant, bicycle storage, and shower/changing facilities.
  • Access to various employee benefit schemes including cycle to work, technology & retail savings, healthcare & wellbeing services, discounted gym memberships, and more.
  • Global and local career progression opportunities with comprehensive training & development programs.
  • STEM engagement initiatives with schools, colleges, and universities, along with charitable activities.
  • Social events throughout the year, with access to Social clubs.

Please Note:

Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which may include a criminal record check. Unfortunately, sponsorship is not available for this position.

If you are ready to make a meaningful contribution, we encourage you to apply and be a part of their exciting journey. Join us in shaping the future of aviation technology!

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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