Archive for February, 2011

Laser Engineer – West Sussex // West Sussex

February 22, 2011

Laser Engineer – West Sussex // West Sussex

Key areas of Responsibility:

• Modelling, design, construction, test and characterisation of high power diode pumped lasers.
• Take responsibility for testing and evaluation of the key laser components including pump diode, Q switch, nonlinear optics and laser gain media
• Development and execution of the system test, collecting and analyzing the results.
• Work in collaboration with other optical, mechanical and electrical design staff.
• Liaise with other engineering staff from collaborating companies providing design, supplies, or services.
• Flexibility of changing tasks as required by customer driven demands.
• Provide input to departmental progress reports
• Assist with field engineering activities (including international travel)
• Specification of parts and services.
Key areas of Responsibility:
• Modelling, design, construction, test and characterisation of high power diode pumped lasers.
• Take responsibility for testing and evaluation of the key laser components including pump diode, Q switch, nonlinear optics and laser gain media
• Development and execution of the system test, collecting and analyzing the results.
• Work in collaboration with other optical, mechanical and electrical design staff.
• Liaise with other engineering staff from collaborating companies providing design, supplies, or services.
• Flexibility of changing tasks as required by customer driven demands.
• Provide input to departmental progress reports
• Assist with field engineering activities (including international travel)
• Specification of parts and services.
Key areas of Responsibility:
• Modelling, design, construction, test and characterisation of high power diode pumped lasers.
• Take responsibility for testing and evaluation of the key laser components including pump diode, Q switch, nonlinear optics and laser gain media
• Development and execution of the system test, collecting and analyzing the results.
• Work in collaboration with other optical, mechanical and electrical design staff.
• Liaise with other engineering staff from collaborating companies providing design, supplies, or services.
• Flexibility of changing tasks as required by customer driven demands.
• Provide input to departmental progress reports
• Assist with field engineering activities (including international travel)
• Specification of parts and services.

Academic Attainment:
e.g. Degree, professional qualification Degree in physics or other relevant field is essential. A post graduate degree would be highly desirable.
A minimum of 3 years industrial experience is desired.
Key Skills:
The successful candidate will have experience in some or all of the following: DPSS laser design, 808nm/880nm/940nm pump diodes, pump head design, laser cooling system, thermo-optical modelling and characterization, optical design software (e.g. Zemax, TracePro), resonator modelling using GLAD or similar tool, non-linear optical design and characterization (SHG, THG, FHG), optical parametric oscillators, MOPA laser architecture, fibre optic delivery, reliability testing.
The ideal candidate will be a seasoned laser engineer who has direct experience of high power (100 W) diode pumped solid state lasers and has worked in a laser design program which has successfully transitioned into production in significant volume.
Other Preferences:
(including previous experience, technical specialities)

Able to analyse and present test results and other reports.
Must be flexible and adaptable to a changing environment.
Able to handle high work volumes in a multi task mode.
Able to work with limited supervision.
Team working is essential.
Electronics experience is useful.
Experience in analyzing thermo-optical and thermo-mechanical problems is desired

Please send your CV to shanu@tech-hiring.co.uk

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

February 22, 2011

Our client is high technology company that designs and manufactures revolutionary magnetic transmission systems and advanced electric motors and generators. It has a focus on low carbon sectors and is experiencing strong growth with development contracts with many blue-chip multinational clients.

A position has now arisen for an experienced senior mechanical design engineer to assist in the design of large rotating electrical machines. You will have a degree in mechanical engineering and ideally experience in the design of large electrical machines, however a minimum of five years’ experience in a relevant field such as automotive, or aerospace engineering is acceptable.

The position will entail taking projects through from conceptual design to detailed drawings for manufacture. You should have experience of classic stress analysis techniques and knowledge of FEA analysis is preferred.

You should be highly competent in SolidWorks, or a similar CAD package and be able to produce high quality engineering models, drawings and assemblies.  You should also be confident in dealing with suppliers and manufacturers.

An excellent benefit and remuneration package will be offered to the appropriate individual.

Please send your CV to is@tech-hiring.co.uk

Optomechanical Design Engineer West Sussex

February 21, 2011

Optomechanical Design Engineer – west sussex // West Sussex

Thermo-mechanical modelling and analysis of high power laser head components and assemblies using SolidWorks/FEA or similar tools.
– Mechanical design of pump and gain modules for the high power laser systems and components using SolidWorks.
– Choose materials including mounts and thermal interface to insure an optimized performance of pump and gain modules and other optical components for high power laser.
– General mechanical design using Autocad.
– Create detail design prints of optical mounts and components to be manufactured by a sub contractor or purchased from the vendor.
– Liaise with sub contract suppliers on technical / cost issues.
– Work closely with laser and optical engineers on trade studies, concept development, design validation and feasibility studies
– Support Production group on prototype test, pilot build and vendor qualification and design change validation effort.
– Support Operations group with supplier selection and technical enquires.
– Modify / update drawings using an engineering change control system.

Academic Attainment:

Degree in mechanical engineering or other relevant field is essential. A post graduate degree would be highly desirable.
A minimum of 3 years industrial experience is desired.

Key Skills:

The successful candidate will have 3+ years experience of using a recent version of SolidWorks and will have experience of some or all of the following: thermal modelling and analysis using SolidWorks/FEA, ANSYS or similar, optomechanical design and analysis, Autocad, cooling system design (water, liquid nitrogen), vacuum compatibility, structural analysis, tolerance analysis, parts definition systems, creation and maintenance of BOMs, engineering change control, configuration management.

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years experience in developing high power diode laser pump modules including temperature control of gain media, stress analysis, verification and validation of modelling and product support from concept through to production.

Salary: £25K to £37K

Linux / Windows System Administrator London

February 17, 2011

Linux / Windows System Administrator

Linux / Windows System Administrator. A Hammersmith, London based software firm require a Linux / Windows System Administrator to join the team. The Linux / Windows System Administrator role is a hands on all encompassing systems admin role.

The Linux / Windows System Administrator will have some experience of installation, configuration, maintenance of Linux and Windows workstations and servers. The Linux / Windows System Administrator will have some experience of network administration including TCP/IP, NIS, LDAP, NFS, automount, VPNm (IPSEC and open source tools).

The Linux / Windows System Administrator will ideally have some experience of HPC clusters, queuing systems (PBS, SGE), experience with OS (Solaris, AIX, Mac OSX), Tivoli Storage Manager, Oracle, Checkpoint.

The Linux / Windows System Administrator salary is £20-35k depending on experience, plus benefits.

Please send your CV to shanu@tech-hiring.co.uk

Search Account Manager-Leeds

February 15, 2011

Due to rapid growth within the digital team we are now looking for an experienced Search Account Manager to work with our clients on SEO and
PPC.

The ideal candidate will have over 2 years agency experience and have a track record of delivering exceptional search campaigns across a wide spectrum of verticals.

Experience in the following areas is a requirement:

Proactive account management of PPC campaigns across AdWords, Yahoo! And MSN
Achieved AdWords Certification :- if this is not available then
certification will be required within 1 month of starting
Experience in using Google Analytics – other Analytics packages would be advantageous
Have attended regular client meetings and new business pitches
Have extensive experience in developing and managing a successful SEO campaign

The successful candidate will be helping the Head of Digital to manage
current clients and work with him to further expand the client base.

Please send your CV to is@tech-hiring.co.uk

Senior PHP Web Developer-Sheffield

February 15, 2011

Our client is leading Digital Development Agency looking for Senior PHP Web Developer.

You should be educated to degree level (Computer Science / Software Engineering preferable) and have a minimum of 4 years commercial experience in web development.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of commercial experience of using PHP5 alongside MySQL with templating systems to create dynamic data driven websites.
  • Excellent knowledge of database design.
  • Excellent knowledge of XHTML, CSS and Javascript libraries.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and Flash.
  • Knowledge of SVN.
  • Previous experience of payment gateway integration
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Please send your CV to shanu@tech-hiring.co.uk

 

Packaging Development Engineer

February 14, 2011

Our client, a provider of shipping solutions into various industries, requires a Packaging Development Engineer to meet the growing demands of the business.

Requirements

Degree Qualified graduate with experience in CFD thermal analysis
Working experience in a design/development role would be advantageous
Able to demonstrate an advanced level of 3D CAD skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Job Description

Manage design projects from an initial brief, liaising with customers during the development and provide solutions and advice to sales and operational staff
Responsible for developing bespoke solutions to meet customer driven design requirements
Provide technical advice and support.
The position will involve some international travel as required to meet with clients

Please send your CV to shanu@tech-hiring.co.uk

Electromagnetic Application Engineer

February 11, 2011

Our client is expanding the business with the creation of the above position, based in one of UK offices (Horsham, Bracknell, Abingdon or Sheffield).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide specialist knowledge and support in the use and application of electromagnetic analysis and simulation tools, to support the design of electrical machinery, actuators, and sensors, as well as systems such as drives, controllers, inverters, and converters. Provide on-site demonstrations, presentations, and training for our software products.
  • Perform pre and post sales support for customers including evaluations, software benchmarking and high-level technical support.
  • Work closely with Field Sales Engineers to qualify opportunities and propose solutions for the customer. Provide the technical knowledge to define the best solution meeting customers’ requirements.
  • Collect feedback from customers reflecting the changing market and future product requirements on behalf of our other internal departments, such as marketing and R&D.
  • Develop materials for technical seminars, application notes, trade journals and conferences.

Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related subject.
  • A thorough understanding of electromagnetic devices and/or electrical system design
    and simulation, with a specialty in one or more of the following applications:
  • Experience with electrical, electromechanical, and/or electromagnetic simulation tools.
  • Previous experience in a customer or sales support role would be beneficial.
  • An energetic and independent team player with strong interpersonal, planning and communication skills.
  • Excellent oral and written English.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK and Ireland with occasional visits to Europe and the USA.
  • Current full driving license.
    • Automotive electrical/electromechanical systems
    • Actuators
    • Motors
    • Sensors
    • Power Electronics

Please send your CV to is@tech-hiring.co.uk, Salary: £30K to £50K

Electrical Design Engineer-Dorset

February 11, 2011

Our client is an established mechanical manufacturer based in the Dorset area; due to growth they are currently looking for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer to join their manufacturing team.

Salary is circa £22’000 per annum plus Benefits include Profit Related Pay scheme, salary Life Insurance, Sick pay, 4 ½ day week.
Hours are 35 hours per week: 8.00 – 4.30 Mon – Thurs, 8.00 – 1.00 Fri

The Role.

Design electrical and process control systems for use within national and international sites, in accordance with relevant electrical safety standards
Produce wiring & loop schematics
Produce system diagrams, schedules, Bill Of Materials and supporting documents
You may be required to lead other department members from time to time and provide technical assistance in the design and development of bespoke control systems
Produce prototypes as appropriate
Develop existing products
Inspection of sub-contract manufactured equipment for compliance to drawing and required quality Assist with testing new and existing products
Provide technical support for customers and service departments
You may sometimes be required to attend a customer’s premises in order to assist or supervise service or installation tasks
You are actively encouraged to come forward with any ideas or suggestions for new products, product improvements, and ways to reduce costs or improve the efficiency of the company
The learning of new skills and development of existing skills where appropriate is encouraged
As an Electrical Design Engineer you will predominantly be involved in the design and documentation of new systems and products.

Experience/Skills required.

Qualified to HNC or higher in Electronic or Electrical Engineering and proficient in AutoCAD
Experience within a manufacturing environment
Recent experience with Electrical Design
Experience of designing and producing detailed electrical drawings of control systems and electrical enclosures
Experience of panel building and electrical enclosures would be ideal

Please send the CV to shanu@tech-hiring.co.uk

Process Control CAD Team Leader

February 11, 2011

Our client is an established mechanical manufacturer based in the Dorset area; due to growth they are currently looking for an experienced Process Control CAD Engineer (Team Leader) to join their manufacturing team.

Salary is circa £28’000 per annum plus Benefits include Profit Related Pay scheme, salary Life Insurance, Sick pay, 4 ½ day week.
Hours are 35 hours per week: 8.00 – 4.30 Mon – Thurs, 8.00 – 1.00 Fri

The Role…
You will be involved in the design and detailing of new systems and modifying existing products
Produce drawings in accordance standards for design, manufacture and installation.
Maintain accurate records for drawing and document issue control
Support of other Design Engineer’s work in their absence.
Maintain accurate hard backed log of jobs worked on.
Provide advice, guidance, training, and supervision to more junior engineers.
Inspect sub-contract manufactured equipment
Support of Service Engineers and Technicians as appropriate
Provide information required to produce or maintain manuals

Experience/Skills required…

Previous experience within a Senior Electrical design role
Good people management experience
Experience of panel building, electrical enclosures, and control systems would be a distinct advantage
Qualified to HNC or higher in Electronic or Electrical Engineering and proficient in AutoCAD
Experience within a manufacturing environment
Recent experience with Electrical Design
Experience of designing and producing detailed electrical drawings of control systems and electrical enclosures
Experience of panel building and electrical enclosures would be ideal

Please send the CV to Shanu@tech-hiring.co.uk