Senior Laser Processing Engineer


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Job ID :


Company Type :

Staffing Firms

Industry :

Science and Research

Education Level :


Address 1 :

United Kingdom,Durham,County Durham,

Key Skills :

Laser, Photonics, polymer films, thin film, microscopy

Salary :

Pension, Health, Holiday

Date Posted :

28 Sep, 2018

Company Name :


Location1 :

County Durham

Job Category :

Scientific Jobs

Experience :


Job Type:


Travel Amount:

upto 15%


I am working with an expanding company, who are providing great career development opportunities in County Durham. They have a requirement for a Senior Laser Process Engineer to work in a state-of-the-art production facility.

This is a Senior level Engineering role, developing laser and other photonic processes. The successful candidate will liaise with equipment manufacturers to design, develop concepts, specify tools, review during build and carry out acceptance testing, optimising such laser-based processes for high quality and throughput. The incumbent will lead and mentor the team to deliver operational and maintenance procedures, providing operational training and process support.

Key tasks:

* Develop robust, high yielding and stable laser-based processes operating on structured polymer films at high volume

* Develop innovative, cost-effective equipment in partnership with vendors

* Provide high quality training to operational and maintenance staff

* Produce effective reports, publications and presentations in a professional manner

* Qualifications and training:

* Good degree in engineering (mechanical, chemical), Physics, Materials Science or related discipline.

* Research experience in laser or photonics processing.

* Green belt Lean 6 Sigma certification or higher (an advantage)

Skills and experience:

* Wide experience of developing materials processes using lasers

* Understanding of the key aspects of photonic processing control

* Confident ability to inspect and interpret thin-film processes using microscopy

* Exposure to the processing of delicate materials such as thin films, polymers or bio materials

* Understanding of some of the techniques for fabrication of micrometer-scale devices and structures, such as photolithography, thin film deposition, injection moulding, ink-jet printing

* Ability to work with equipment suppliers, developing trials, specifications and tracking projects for the supply of advanced processing equipment

* Familiarity with the use of quality-enhancing techniques such as 8D, FMEA.

* Experience with sophisticated experimental design methods such as DoE, Taguchi

* Demonstrable innovation within an industrial environment

* Strong and demonstrable problem-solving skills to support product development and manufacturing

* Ability to mentor and lead colleagues in technical developments

Ref: D&M-242752

Role: Senior Laser Processing Engineer

Location: County Durham

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Package: Pension, Health, Holiday

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