Software Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled Software Engineer to join a leading global supplier of industrial equipment to the food and beverage market, based in Salford. The Software Engineer will report directly to the Software Development Manager and will be responsible for working predominantly on green-field development projects, as the company aims to deliver its next generation products. The role will involve desktop software development.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Development of software for metal detection systems and supporting applications through the full life-cycle.
  • Have a collaborative approach to software development within a multi-functional R&D team, working with software, hardware & test engineers to deliver market leading products.
  • Continually strive for improvement through innovation - we strive to produce the highest quality software using industry best practices and processes. 
  • Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates & techniques.  
  • Maintain watching brief on development of new technologies, techniques and methodologies. 
  • Travel as individual projects necessitate (minimal, very infrequent). MT is a large multi-national company and there are often opportunities to travel and collaborate with colleagues worldwide.

What You Need to Succeed

  • Bachelor's degree in electronics, physics or another relevant engineering related degree. (Significant industry experience considered e.g. Computer Sciences)
  • Strong hand-on experience of commercial C# .NET development (strong C++ developers will be considered and training provided to accelerate transition to C#)
  • Experience of working with embedded systems and hardware
  • A strong knowledge of the Microsoft technology stack
  • Experience of software development using Microsoft Visual Studio & Team Foundation Server
  • Good knowledge of the .NET framework (4.6 and later, .NET Core or .NET Standard)
  • A full understanding of Object Oriented (OO) design

Our Offer to You

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Holiday accrual scheme (earn up to 8 extra days holiday per year)
  • Additional long service days after 5 years
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Bonus Scheme 
  • 4x Life Assurance
  • Flexible working - core hours are 9:30 to 15:00 Monday to Thursday, 9:30 to 12:30 Friday
  • Hybrid working home/office arrangements 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Various other benefits

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our global workforce, which reflects the diversity in the many countries in which we operate internationally. Our commitment to Equal Opportunity and Diversity begins with our recruitment and selection process. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process. If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty which means you are unable to complete the application process online, please get in touch by email to so that we can make alternative arrangements for you. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.

Para aquellos que priorizan la precisión, Mettler Toledo es precisamente donde perteneces.



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Domicilio fiscal

Mettler-Toledo Safeline Limited

Olympic Court 19 Montford Street Salford M50 2XD United Kingdom

+44 161 848 8636