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Laser Applications Engineer

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    £40000 - £52000 per annum + + excellent benefits & culture

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    Kate Balfe

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    26 days ago

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Job Description

Experienced Laser Applications Engineer with approx 3yrs min experience within this field.

Reporting to the R&D Manager you are responsible for:

  • 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.
  • You may need to travel to different international locations to install, maintain or repair laser systems

Minimum qualifications:

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

Personal qualities

  • 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.

Desirable skills

  • 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

Brook Street are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all candidates who are veterans or spouses/partners of military personnel, and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, and holder of the Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Brook Street, as a supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR), will offer you a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability and/or as a veteran or spouse/partner of military personnel and meet all the essential criteria for the role, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and state the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.

In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates/military spouses/partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, Brook Street will interview the best candidates from within that group.

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