IC Resources Ltd

Ultrasonic Device Specialist - West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire
£30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Brett Lofthouse
Job Function
Specialist Area
Electromechanical, Mechanical
Contract Type
Full Time
Ultrasonic Device Specialist - West Yorkshire

The Role:
*Design, deploy and test ultrasonic devices (sensors, transducers) for demanding environment applications, with a thorough understanding of and experience in ultrasonic transducer physics, assembly - including electronic matching network - interconnects and packaging.
*Ability to contribute to modelling and simulating acoustic/piezoelectric devices, for example, using Matlab, beam tracing tools, and FEA.
*Contribute to electronic tools strategy.
*Deploy knowledge of manufacturing techniques, assembly, and applicability to designs.
*Contribute to guiding a developing team in construction of ultrasonic tools.
*Project management of client facing and internal projects
*Communicate with suppliers to resolve issues and ensure product requirements are met.
*Responsible and accountable for carrying out the requirements and contributing to the development and maintenance of the company's quality assurance and health and safety requirements.
*Contribute to schedules for hardware and software activities.
*Work closely with the technical and business team, to achieve the collective commercial goals of the company.

The Candidate

*At least a Master's degree in Science or Engineering, or at least 3 years' equivalent experience in research, design, production or manufacturing.
*Expertise in ultrasound physics, signal processing, transducer design, modelling, assembly and testing. Including experience in one or more of the following;

oMaterials selection - backing, wear plate, coupling, etc.
oElectrical matching and interconnects, packaging.
oCAD design and beam tracing and/or FEA - particularly in ultrasound / NDT.
oHands-on experience of transducer construction.
oExperience in transducer testing, processing and interpretation of data.

*Demonstrable capability to achieve goals with a collaborative and partnership-oriented approach.
*Ability to manage own time and meet deadlines.
*Track record in managing and delivering client and internal projects.
*Potential to contribute to new device ideas through proven analytical thinking.
*Flexible, and able to work in a small team as well as independently, in a dynamic small-company environment with minimal direction.
*Proven knowledge of electric and electronic devices, circuits and theory.
*Skilled at one or more programming language (C++, Matlab, LabVIEW etc.).
*Proven skills in data management and presentation.
*Demonstrable desire to contribute to hands-on approach to device assembly, test and evaluation.
*Ability to perform independent product-focussed research and create succinct report findings.

Keywords: Ultrasonic Device Specialist, Sensors, Transducers, Physics, West Yorkshire, UK

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