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We are a growing and ambitious technology company based in Halifax. We produce products and solutions for both technology education, and to enable electronic product development. We simplify technologies and concepts so they are easy to learn and easy to use. With a broad range of products we have shown consistently strong growth since formation in 1993. We work hard to create an environment where:

  • People are valued and feel valued.
  • We make great products we can be proud of.
  • We help people and each other.
  • We give people opportunities on an equal basis.
  • We are fair to shareholders, employees and customers.

We look for people who have high levels of energy and are passionate about what they do. We have a diverse and open environment where ideas and suggestions are not just encouraged but expected.

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Applications Engineer / Technical Trainer

About the role:

This is a technically interesting, multi-faceted role with two main aspects:

  • Technical training and curriculum development
  • Product development and project management

Joining an established development team of software and electronic engineers, you will help design and develop a wide range of products which support the teaching and learning of post-16 technical educational subjects such as engineering and science.

The development aspect will involve the complete product life-cycle from initial conception and market research through to development and production. You will perform a wide range of duties across our portfolio of products, helping to maintain existing products and developing new solutions.

Many of our products include learning resources related to vocational qualifications and the role will include the development of these resources. The role will also include some travel (mainly within the UK) to deliver technical training for our products to teachers at educational institutions.

Although not essential, the ideal candidate will have an interest in embedded programming experience and electronics.

About you:

We are looking for a passionate multi-skilled individual with good technical knowledge, excellent interpersonal skills and a 'can-do' attitude. You will be comfortable delivering training to external parties.

Whilst experience is useful, so too is enthusiasm, attitude and the ability to learn new concepts.

About us:

Matrix Technology Solutions is a global technical education focused organisation, developing training equipment for a range of disciplines, studied within college and university education.

Based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, we have been making innovative and engaging learning solutions since 1993 in the fields of science, engineering and technology.

With customers in more than 50 countries, and software in more than 20 languages, we are regarded as a premier global supplier of products for education and development.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work to tight timescales
  • Translate subject specifications from awarding bodies into concise content to be used by teachers/lecturers
  • Write technical content, and develop engaging and interesting worksheets/examples to be used by students and teachers/lecturers
  • Deliver engaging face-to-face training on customers' premises (including occasional visits abroad)
  • Work with the R&D manager to specify and develop new products to satisfy identified gaps in our portfolio
  • Maintain and improve our wide range of existing products
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers

Essential requirements:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline within Engineering, Computer Science or similar
  • Passion for education that develops students intellectually and professionally
  • Willingness to embrace the use of technology
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good organisational and self-management skills
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • A team player
  • Commercial awareness
  • A quick learner

Desirable requirements:

  • Relevant professional educational qualifications
  • Ability to use 2D and 3D design packages (e.g. Solidworks)
  • Mechanical, electronic or computing background
  • Experience of teaching and/or curriculum design in FE or HE
  • Subject experience within industry


  • Up to £40k, depending on skills and experience
  • Generous company pension contributions
  • Flexible working environment
  • 23 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Free car park

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 /year

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