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To be the lead engineer for the electronics function, developing electronics system solutions for Pulsed and High Power System laser products with a primary focus on software/firmware. Engineering involvement will include full product lifecycle from design and development, prototyping, verification and validation and transfer to manufacture.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
1.Working in a multidisciplinary team as Chief Engineer providing electronics system solutions for the full portfolio of products.
2.Hands on design including software, firmware and hardware, for new product developments and existing product improvements.
3.Assessing the most cost-effective solution for design and development challenges, including decisions on out-sourcing versus internal design.
4.Verification and validation of new designs to demonstrate world class reliability and to ensure compliance to appropriate standards.
5.Working in a multidisciplinary team developing fiber lasers to grow our client's market share as a laser supplier and to introduce higher performance and lower cost products.
6.A key part of the role will be to liaise with product marketing in the early definition stages of design and to interact with customers as required.
Required Experience - Essential:
1.Extensive industrial experience with a proven track record of bringing complex electronics development projects to successful fruition. Experience should include user interface environments and hardware control, whilst directing electronics hardware development teams.
2.Delivering projects to time, cost and quality deadlines within a matrix development organisation.
3.Experienced in hardware, software and firmware design.
4.Proven track record in developing and coaching engineers across multiple disciplines within a development environment.
5.Experience in managing outsourced packages of work with external partners/vendors.
6.Good I.T. skills.
1.The ideal candidate will also have developed PC based applications for running industrial machines, including data-logging and analysis tools.
2.Familiarity with Fiber Optic or Laser based products.
3.Familiar with both European and North American regulatory approval processes
4.Demonstrable design compliance with appropriate safety and EMC standards
1.Preferably educated to Masters or higher level qualification in a relevant engineering discipline.
2.Minimum 2.1 in a relevant Bachelor degree in Electronic/ Electrical Engineering.
1.Demonstrated perseverance and drive, e.g. in bringing a development project to commercial market success or through running own software company
2.Team player with natural leadership skills
3.Ability to work across multiple tasks methodically and efficiently and meet committed timescales
4.Happy to work in a dynamic environment and adaptable to changes in priorities
5.Proactive approach to supporting the needs of a large multi-disciplinary development team
6.Hands-on with creative and practical approach to problem solving and the ability to translate engineering requests into working solutions
7.Ability to identify and use reference material to help execute tasks
8.Ability to understand and influence complex processes
9.Innovative and proactive self-starter.
To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK
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