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Current Vacancies (scroll for details)

Software Developer

Software Test Engineer

Engineering Consultant (Singapore)

Company Description

Perceptive Engineering Ltd is a premier provider of intelligent monitoring and control systems for process industries. We design, develop, and commission real-time monitoring, advanced multi-variable control, fault detection and diagnostic systems to optimise process performance, using our own software suite. We have been selected by an increasing number of blue-chip companies to help spearhead their optimisation programmes worldwide. We operate in papermaking, wastewater treatment, consumer packaged goods, food manufacturing and pharmaceutical production.

We deliver tangible, quantified benefits with real return on investment. We simplify the complex and solve the insolvable. Working at Perceptive will offer challenge, variety, flexibility and an opportunity to be part of a small, fast-growing company.

Perceptive is ISO-certified and has been awarded its sixth-generation Investors in People Silver standard.

Software Developer

Front End Software Developer, Java

We want someone to help us create the next generation of industrial software, something that will transform our customers’ operations.
Even though we’re a small company, we’ve been chosen by global brands like Unilever, Pfizer and Mondelez to make their manufacturing plants work smarter.  
Our software is already feature-rich and extremely powerful, but our clients demand even more capability, within a user experience that is streamlined and intuitive.
You’ll develop graphical objects that will derive new insight, improvement and optimisation for complex industrial processes.
You’ll build the bridge between client aspirations and robust, real-world applications.   Come and help us Make It. Better.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in computer science or a related field, or 4+ years relevant work experience
  • 4+ years working with Java Desktop Applications
  • Proficient in Java, and 1 or more core languages, C, C++, Python
  • Proficient in software version control platforms (git)

Prefer to have

  • Delivered graphical components into a Java Desktop Application
  • Experience in hybrid development environment C / Java
  • Passion for creating highly usable desktop applications
  • Passion for learning new technology, and using latest tools to build usable applications
  • Work well in teams
  • Customer focus, translating requirements into software components.


This is a permanent role based at the company's head office in Daresbury, Cheshire.

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Software Test Engineer

Position Description

We are currently looking for a Software Test Engineer with good experience in automated and manual software testing. The candidate will be involved in developing and running tests to the highest standard, as well as streamlining and updating the existing test suite in order to maintain the overall product quality.

Role Overview

The key responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to, developing and maintaining existing automated and manual test scripts using solid TDD and BDD concepts

Essential Skills Required

  • Programming experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced, cross-functional team
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Pro-active, able to develop work plans and identify priorities


  • Experience in using Cucumber and Gherkin for defining test cases
  • Experience in software testing or a similar role in software development
  • Experience in defect tracking tools and Git
  • Experience in Javascript, Java or C


This is a permanent role based at the company's head office in Daresbury, Cheshire.

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Engineering Consultant

Position Description

We are looking for passionate engineers who can take our software product, and implement advanced control and monitoring solutions on customer sites in the Asia Pacific region. Our engineers need good problem-solving skills, creativity, the ability to communicate well, and the ability to work well either as part of a team or alone.

All of our engineers get to experience and understand a wide variety of processes and enjoy developing new and innovative ways of implementing advanced control, as well as contributing to the continuous development of our PerceptiveAPC suite of software.

The Role

The Engineering Consultant reports to the Asia-Pacific Regional Engineering Lead and will be involved in a variety of activities, including:

  • Design and commissioning of control, optimisation and monitoring solutions.
  • Provision of post-commissioning support for engineering projects.
  • Investigation of new technology for our software.
  • Use of the latest Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning techniques.

The Candidate

This role would suit a postgraduate from the engineering (chemical or environmental) or pharmaceutical sciences, with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Process modelling and optimisation
  • Advanced process control and multi-variate data analysis
  • Chemometrics, Process Analytical Techniques (PAT)
  • Machine Learning and Statistics

Key skills and experience required

  • A relevant degree with experience in one or more of the areas above.
  • Experience with process modelling software/techniques.
  • Understanding of process control systems.
  • Fluency in the use of Windows and MSOffice.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Strong in mathematics and programming.
  • Practical experience within the pharmaceutical, water, food and beverage sector.


This is a permanent role at our Singapore office.

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No agencies please, we are recruiting directly for these positions.

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