Development & Project Engineer, Southampton

Posted By:Southampton Branch
Telephone:02380 211655

Job Summary

Reference: 012101910
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Salary: 39000 - 45000 per annum
Date Posted: 10/18/2016

Job Description

Our client is a market leader in the field of 'Specialty' optical fibers are celebrating over 30 years in business. Their innovative products are used in a diverse range of industrial sectors including aerospace, telecommunications, energy and fundamental research.

They are seeking to recruit a Development & Project Engineer so if working for a smaller but successful and ambitious organisation where you will make a difference would be of interest this could be the role for you!

Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, this full-time hands on role is responsible for both project management for the development and characterisation of new fiber designs, as well as providing expertise to other Development projects.

Furthermore, having an understanding of customer fiber applications, experience of providing technical support to customers in a high-tech manufacturing environment and knowledge of the fiber fabrication process, particularly MCVD, would be advantageous.

Role and Responsibilities:-

- Performing the full range of optical fiber measurements

- Analysing results from development fiber characterisation, providing solutions to performance gaps.

- Implementing experiments to expand the company's technical capabilities as the opportunities arise.

- Characterising active fibers for laser applications

- Simulating performance of fiber designs

- Preparing technical reports (internal and external) and scientific articles for publication / presentation.


Must have a PhD or significant Industrial experience in Optics

Experience in developing Fiber lasers

Experience working with Optical measurements, characterisation, modelling and data analysis

Provide proven problem solving skills from initial assessment to solution

Manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously

Be capable of understanding project and business requirements

In return we are offering a salary of:

39-45k depending on experience.

Working hours - Monday to Friday 9-5.30 (1 hour for lunch - 37.5 hr week)


Free Health care

Subsidised Gym Membership