Do you have what we're looking for?

We are always on the lookout for good process control engineers and software developers, people who enjoy solving problems, working on complex projects, and delivering results. If you have the experience and you like the sound of what we do, we'd like to hear from you.

Please get in touch by phone or email. You can find our details in the Contact Us section of this site, or simply send your application and CV to careers@perceptiveapc.com


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 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. Take a look at our website and, if you like what we do and believe you could contribute, please tell us more

Software Test Engineer


Position Description

We are looking for an experienced software tester, to work within our software development team and help ensure that our products meet the high standards expected by our global clients. 

You will come with an undergraduate degree in a maths or engineering or software discipline.  Ideally, you will already have relevant experience in software testing and be familiar with defect tracking tools.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a very high level of attention to detail, along with an analytical mind and an aptitude for problem-solving.

You will work closely with other members of the software team, as well as our application engineers and end users.  But as a motivated self-starter, you'll also be able to develop work plans and identify priorities.


Role Overview

Key responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Collaborate with software development team and internal implementation team, to create manual and automated tests for new software functionality.
  • Perform manual and automated tests from existing and newly created tests. From these test cases, report and document issues.
  • Streamline and update existing test suite, to maintain and improve the overall product quality.
  • Complete testing in line with the project plan and follow business processes for documentation and software testing.
  • Collaborate with test engineering, software development, support teams and internal implementation teams to develop effective test plans and strategies, as required by the industries served by Perceptive Engineering.
  • Work with a cross functional team to ensure PerceptiveAPC Suite meets the standards and requirements of our users.
  • Continually update skills by learning new technologies relevant to the role.


Location

The role is based at our UK headquarters in Daresbury, Cheshire.


Salary / Package

Please contact Perceptive for more information.

Software Developer


Position Description

You will be expected to have an undergraduate degree in an engineering / software discipline, and a process control, mathematics, statistics or informatics Postgraduate degree and or experience.  The successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience of programming in C or Java in industrial software development. 

You will be expected to work closely with several industrial partners located in the UK and overseas, as well as the internal implementation team. Therefore, communication skills must be excellent. You'll be involved with the development of modelling and statistical analysis capability for the control, optimisation, and monitoring of production processes, and the development of the Java-based user interface of the product.

In addition to demonstrable skills in C and Java, the candidate will have experience in SQL, Javascript, Python and Git. Experience in Advanced Process Control, IOT, and Industry 4.0 technologies would be advantageous.


Role Overview

Key responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop new functionality for inclusion in the PerceptiveAPC Software Suite
  • Support existing code base
  • Interpret requirements from internal and external users, for inclusion in software suite.
  • Write quality code in line with quality and user requirements
  • Work with a team to ensure PerceptiveAPC Suite meets the standards and requirements of our users.


Location

The role is based at Daresbury in Cheshire.


Salary / Package

Please contact Perceptive for more information.

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

These vacancies were updated April 2019.

Our Clients & Partners

Selection of our clients and key partners we work with to improve process efficiency