JAM Recruitment Ltd

Principal Laser Engineer

Due to significant growth and an exciting period of technology development, a renown global engineering company in the defence sector are looking for a Principal Laser Engineer to join their laser development team in Edinburgh.

As the Principal Laser Engineer you'll be:
> Developing modelling tools and techniques applicable to fibre laser technology
> Selecting appropriate technical solutions with detailed justifications
> Computational modelling of key laser processes using commercial and in-house tools
> Creation and review of detailed component drawings
> Product and test specifications
> Technical liaison with subcontractors

You will be a key player of a new specialist group at the forefront of developing new engineering capabilities to address emerging business opportunities across a wide range of military applications.

To be successful in the role of Principal Laser Engineer you'll be:
> Degree qualified or equivalent in Physics or related subject, ideally to include studies of fibre laser design content
> Previous experience in a laser product development or laser applied research environment.
> Able to demonstrate proven ownership of a laser design which has been manufactured (in one off or volume production)
> Experience in the design, characterisation and manufacture of fibre lasers using appropriate commercial tools
> Advanced understanding of laser physics
> Strong knowledge of fibre laser types as well as solid state lasers
> Experience relating to scaling fibre lasers to high power
> Strong analytical, modelling and laboratory skills, with a keen eye for detail

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a true leader in their industry, with huge career development opportunities and enviable retention of staff.

In return you'll receive a competitive salary with an industry leading benefits package including flexible working.

To apply for this role, please send your CV to Suzanne Edmond via the apply now button.

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