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Principle Electronics / System Engineer

PRINCIPLE ELECTRONICS / SYSTEM ENGINEER – Crawley, West Sussex UK   or   Orlando, Florida, USA

We are currently seeking a Principle Electronics / System Engineer with laser scanner experience to join our growing multi-disciplinary R&D team. This position may be based in Crawley (UK) or Orlando (USA), depending on the location of the ideal candidate.

The Principle Electronics / System Engineer will work with a small team of engineers, scientists and technicians in the UK and US, provide technical leadership and be responsible for the development, integration, test, product introduction and support of hand held or machine end effectors for use with high power, high energy lasers.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Planning and directly executing applications projects in a timely manner to meet the requirements of external or internal customers; seeking to meet or exceed customer expectations using Powerlase equipment, as required.
  • Design and develop control systems for high power diode pumped solid state lasers and pulsed fiber lasers.
  • Software and electronics design aspects of key projects, managing the development programme and timescales through to the release.
  • Creation of documentation to support the full engineering lifecycle, including requirements, design, test specification, risk assessment and user documentation.
  • Maintain existing technology systems, in terms of maintenance and customer specific design requirements.
  • Help to define quality systems and procedures, including document management and revision control.
  • Provide reports of test results, development progress and timescales.
  • Work in collaboration with other development staff providing guidance and direction for assigned projects.
  • Collaborate with other companies to support the product development and commercialisation.
  • Identify and develop vendors providing components and services.
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing and field service when required.

The following skills and attributes are required to adequately fulfill this role:

  • To be self-motivated, ambitious and able to work under your own initiative without constant guidance and management.
  • To be respectful of and responsive to the requirements and needs of other employees, both professionally and personally; and to demonstrate an ability to work within a team environment.
  • To support and demonstrate a respectful and responsible attitude towards the Company, our rules and regulations, our culture, our objectives and our ambitions.
  • The ability to convey the Company in the most professional manner and to support fully at all times the Company’s desire to be the best.
  • To work in an organised, intelligent, structured and methodical way and to maintain accurate records of your activities.
  • To remain resilient to failure and to continue to strive for success regardless of the hurdles that are placed in your path.
  • To be determined to do the best job that you can; to take pride in everything you do; and to actively promote those attitudes in others.
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication and presentation skills useable in written, telephone and face-to-face situations.
  • To demonstrate a methodical and organised approach, coupled with an eye for detail and the ability to identify and investigate areas of inaccuracy or error, and the tenacity to see problems through to their resolution.
  • The ability to apply an appropriate level of professionalism and discretion when dealing with sensitive or provocative issues.
  • The ability to gain and maintain the confidence, trust and acceptance from all people, including customers and colleagues.
  • The ability to learn quickly and establish a high degree of knowledge and expertise in your particular field.
  • To demonstrate a consistent and sustained focus and commitment to achieving targets and timescales, despite setbacks, obstacles and other compromised situations.
  • The ability to affect opinions and influence decisions through the use of persuasive, intelligent argument and innovative development/design ideas, whilst maintaining integrity and respect. 

Comprehensive benefits:

  • Competitive salary;
  • 25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays;
  • Workplace pension scheme;
  • Wellbeing cashback plan;
  • Casual and creative work environment;
  • Balanced work-life company culture.

If you believe that you have what it takes to flourish and succeed in this role, send your application letter and CV to jo.rodway@andritz.com  

*Strictly no agencies please


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