Senior Systems Design Engineer

Location
Oxford
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
09 May 2019
Closes
06 Jun 2019
Ref
AM11781A
Contact
Adam Mayne
Sector
Machinery
Discipline
Electro-Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A superb career opportunity for a Senior Design Engineer / Systems Engineer has been created at a highly successful technology company designing bespoke high-tech instrumentation and manufacturing system for clients world-wide. The role could suit an individual with a background in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing, Physics or similar, closely related subject.

This role sits at the very heart of the company’s operations and offers considerable scope for career development. The Senior Design Engineer / Systems Engineer role has two objectives; firstly to ensure all electro-mechanical special purpose systems fully meet the individual customers’ requirements. Secondly to continue the evolution of these systems to ensure they remain the best of their type available anywhere in the world. This position will be filled by a Senior Design Engineer with broad experience within a high-tech design or manufacturing business, delivering new products into real world situations.

The successful candidate must have sufficient scientific or engineering background to understand the fundamental physics of the process, relate effectively to the experts within the company and (most importantly) be credible in front of the customer. The individual must have the ability to comprehend the complete sequence of design, build, test and customer acceptance and have the drive to ensure the system is delivered on time and to specification. They must have the personal authority to gain respect and make things happen even where they don’t have direct formal authority.

Typical experience could be in

* A specialist design-and-build company (hi-tech)
* Custom design of high technology production systems
* Prototyping of complex systems or processes
* Project management for the introduction of highly sophisticated production systems, instrumentation or processes

Responsibilities of Senior Design Engineer / Systems Design Engineer

* Working closely with the R&D team and taking complete ownership of the design of custom systems and new products.
* Definition of the overall concept and major building blocks incorporating mechanical, opto-mechanical, optics, electronics, control, automation, vision, software (GUI and applications/process), ensuring the design is cohesive across all disciplines and without technological conflicts.
* Project management of the design modifications, process development (if required) and customer approval
* Management of the ongoing product improvement process as guided by the CEO

Job Role – Senior Design Engineer / Senior Systems Design Engineer

Vacancy Location – Oxfordshire (commutable from Oxford, Didcot, Reading, Newbury, Basingstoke, Swindon, etc)

Salary - £50-65K + benefits (25 days hols, Private Medical, Pension, Life Assurance)



For more details contact Adam (adam@vrl.co.uk ) at Vector Recruitment Ltd, ( 01234 436136 )

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