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Laser Applications Engineer

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    £45000 - £52000 per annum + + excellent benefits & culture

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    Kate Balfe

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    22 days ago

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Job Description

Laser Applications Engineer required for our high-technology client based in Oxford.


BSc degree or higher in Lasers/Optical engineering, Physics, Engineering or similar qualification. This will ideally include practical experience using lasers.

Develop new processes through experimentation and analysis of results

Design a set of experiments to find the appropriate laser process conditions to fulfil a customer's requirements.

Interact with customers to determine what they need. This may include reading technical drawings or scientific papers.

Accurately record experimental data for future replication or analysis

Write reports summarising activities, and drawing out conclusions and recommendations for next steps

For small to medium part quantities it may also be necessary to make batches of sample parts.

For larger quantities it will be necessary to design, document and implement procedures so that larger batches can be produced successfully by a machine operator. This may be done as part of a small dynamic team as appropriate to the task.

Will also be involved with aligning and commissioning laser machines that are being supplied to customers.

Able to work under own initiative and make decisions.

Able to make logical conclusions based on experimental results and plan future work.

Able to cope with any repetitive work that may occasionally be required.

· Quality control experience.

· Writing reports and presenting results using Microsoft Word and Excel

· Motion control hardware integration such as CNC stages or galvanometers

· Ability to write simple computer programs.

· CNC and CADCAM experience would be an advantage.

· Knowledge of Materials Science

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