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A small high technology company who are enjoying a new period of strong growth and financial success are looking for an experienced Purchasing Manager. The role requires an experienced individual who has real hands on experience in a similar role and can immediately have a real impact on the business. This is a new role with a growing company. The Purchasing Manager will work closely with the Engineering Manager on all aspects of the manufacturing operation including defining, developing and implementing new processes, procedures and controls. You will take charge of all aspects of purchasing/procurement including supply chain/supplier management, import/export and shipping. Purchasing Manager Specification Essential Hands on management experience of purchasing in a manufacturing operation requiring large numbers of specialised electronic/mechanical components. Flexible, willing and able to operate happily in a rapidly changing environment. Highly Desirable Good working knowledge of a Sage package Good Project Management skills. Experience of high tech electronics manufacturing Procurement of electronics and electro-optic components from international suppliers Actual implementation of a new MRP computer package, ideally Sage 50 Manufacturing. Implementation of change in a purchasing function, rather than just "maintaining the status quo" Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply -desirable but not essential. Purchasing Manager Package Competitive Salary with benefits, including; Pension (Company 6%, Individual 3%) BUPA & Death in Service x4 Salary
A Temporary Device Assembly Technician with experience of assembling small scale devices and handling and measuring fluids, ideally within a clean room environment, is required on a Short Term Contract to join an incredibly successful, award winning Technology Development Company who are developing groundbreaking new products on a daily basis. The Device Assembly Technician will be working within the Science Group in a multi discipline team of world class scientists and engineers developing the next generation of mainly medical device technologies. It is a stimulating and challenging environment where no two days are the same, where innovation and hard work is rewarded and recognised. Device Assembly Technician Contract - Aug 2013 Location - Cambridgeshire As Device Assembly Technician you will be working within the Science Group on a exciting medical device development project. Under the guidance of senior Scientists, you will be assembling a new and exciting high reliability drug delivery device for market. Specifically you will be Assembling complex plastic parts and tubes Filling said tubes to high accuracy with a liquid using an autodispenser Maintaining production records for QA and compliance purposes To be considered for the role of Device Assembly Technician you need: Education - Essential Ideally an HNC or Degree in a relevant degree such as Chemistry, although a good A-level/GNVQ in a science subject coupled with relevant work experience would be considered.Skills Essential A keen eye for detail Experience handling chemicals and liquids/fluids in a laboratory environment Ability to work under time constraints and to target. A high degree of manual dexterity in order to handle & assemble small components Highly Desirable Experience working in a clean room environment Experience of assembling plastic parts/tubes Ideally commercial laboratory experience in the medical sector/commercial/FMCG environment though not essential
Bored? Stuck on the same project for years, just tweaking existing products and no career progression? If so, this is a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer job you will love! We need a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer who relish the excitement of brand new blank sheet projects, cutting edge technology and the chance to design real-world products for household name companies. You will have a passion for designing and prototyping Mechanical/ Electro-Mechanical products and assemblies, be the technical project leader and lead small teams of design engineers. Development projects will be across a myriad of industry sectors including medical devices, FMCG, Industrial Automation/Special Purpose Machinery and Consumer Electronics. You must be a strong rounded mechanical design Engineer background. Knowledge of CAD, be it Pro E, Solidworks, CATIA, AutoCAD, etc is important but you must be able to take those designs and turn them into a proven concept and prototype -and then on to a finished product. With this in mind you will need to have a good knowledge of mechanical design techniques, material selections, tolerances, controls, mechanisms, automation, engineering mathematics, etc. You will be joining a world leading R&D Consultancy leading exceptionally gifted, enthusiastic and friendly group of Design Engineers coming up with cutting edge solutions and designs for the next generation of technology products. You will need; Solid academic background, with a degree in a relevant discipline (Mechanical Engineering, Automation, mechatronics or equivalent) Commercial Mechanical design experience at least 5 years. Experience of technical project management through the full product lifecycle Skilled in leading and guiding small teams of mechanical engineers, on focused projects. Strong all round Mechanical design experience including; mechanical design techniques, material selections, tolerances, controls, mechanisms, automation, engineering mathematics, concept generation, rapid prototyping. Knowledge of CAD Packages (eg any of Pro-E, Solidworks, Solidedge, CATIA, AUTOCAD etc) Understanding of machining and fabrication Development experience of Medical devices beneficial Knowledge of FEA modeling is beneficial Understanding of plastics/polymers, moulding parts and tool design (particularly high volume) useful Knowledge of Control systems, servo loops, sensor, actuators and motors would be very useful. In return, you can expect a very competitive salary, fantastic benefits along with an excellent environment. You can expect plenty of variety with a constant flow of new projects to work on - boredom will never be an issue! Location: Cambridgeshire (commutable from Bedford, North London, Cambridge, Stevenage, Harlow and Bury St Edmunds) Salary: £40k - £65k + Superb Bens (depending on experience) If you feel this is the position for you, or for more details, please phone Adam at Vector Recruitment or drop him an email with your CV attached.
Automation & Control Systems Design Engineer (System Design/Process Control/Mechatronics). We have a new vacancy for an Automation specialist with a background in Electro-Mechanical Design, Process Control Systems Engineering or possibly Software Engineering. This is a broad and varied role working across a range of projects, but there will initially be an emphasis on development of complex new medical & surgical devices such as surgical robotics and diagnostic instrumentation. You are likely to be an Engineering 'polymath' with development knowledge spanning Software, Electronics and Mechanical Design disciplines. This could suit somebody with a robotics or mechatronics background including automation system design and ideally (but not essentially) development of medical devices. Key Responsibilities Application of technology in new product development, from initial concept and prototypes through to transfer to manufacture. Responsibilities will include: Design and development of complex automation and robotic control systems Design and development of complex devices and platforms, e.g. diagnostics platforms, fluid handling and microfluidic devices, robotics for laboratory automation, surgical consoles, electro-mechanical surgical devices Test plan creation, execution and documentation Assist with technical team leading or technical project management on a wide range of multidisciplinary development projects Within a project, work closely with the client and internal multi-disciplinary project teams (physics, mechanical, electronics, software) assisting in defining overall system design and architecture and deliverables. For medical projects, there will also be a requirement to work to "medical grade" development processesThe Person You will need: A good Engineering Degree : 2.1 or above BSc/BEng/MEng etc in electronics, electromechanical engineering or a similar. Technical expertise in areas such as: instrumentation, real-time control, complex electromechanical systems, mechatronics, robotic or cybernetics. Experience in designing, developing, debugging and testing complex systems (with particular emphasis on instrumentation, real-time control and integration with electromechanical systems) Must have excellent analytical capabilities Full life cycle product development experience Introduction into volume manufacturing of complex electro-mechanical systems Development of products in an FDA or other regulated environments, including risk analysis highly desirable. How to Apply Send a CV through to Adam at Vector Recruitment.
Mechanical Design Engineer Bored? Stuck in a rut adding bells and whistles to existing products product over and over again? If so, read on! We are looking for a bright Mechanical Engineering Graduate (or graduate with a year or so of experience) who wants the chance to develop exciting 'real world' products such as industrial robotics, automation systems, pharmaceutical & medical devices (including robotic surgical systems which look like sci-fi!) , consumer electronics products and occasionally defence related technology. This position could be well suited to a Mechanical Engineer graduate who is maybe looking for their first career move or has just completed a degree which includes a year industry placement. If you have more experience we still want to hear from you as we have more senior roles with the same company. We have been retained on an exclusive basis by this world leading R&D consultancy to find them the brightest, most capable Mechanical Design Engineers in the country. You will have a passion for designing and prototyping Mechanical/ Electro-Mechanical products and assemblies. Development projects will be across a myriad of industry sectors including medical devices, FMCG, Industrial Automation/Special Purpose Machinery and Consumer Electronics. This is NOT a simple CAD Pilot or Industrial Design opportunity with endless time in front of a CAD station. Knowledge of CAD, be it Pro E, Solidworks, CATIA, AutoCAD, etc is still important, but you must be able to take those designs and turn them into a proven concept and prototype -and then on to a finished product. With this in mind you will need to have a good knowledge of mechanical design techniques, material selections, tolerances, controls, mechanisms, automation, engineering mathematics, etc. You will be joining an exceptionally gifted, enthusiastic and friendly group of Design Engineers coming up with cutting edge solutions and designs for the next generation of technology products. You will become a leader in your field and the potential career progression is superb! You will need; Solid academic background, with at least a 2.1 in a relevant discipline (Mechanical Engineering, Automation, mechatronics or equivalent) Commercial Mechanical design experience at least 1 year. Strong all round Mechanical design experience including; mechanical design techniques, material selections, tolerances, controls, mechanisms, automation, engineering mathematics, concept generation, rapid prototyping. Knowledge of CAD Packages (eg any of Pro-E, Solidworks, Solidedge, CATIA, AUTOCAD etc) Strong Analysis and mechanical mathematics skills (Geometric, FEA, tolerances, finite element analysis, SPC, Stress, etc) Understanding of machining and fabrication Understanding of plastics/polymers, moulding parts and tool design (particularly high volume) useful Knowledge of Control systems, servo loops, sensor, actuators and motors would be very useful. In return, you can expect a very competitive salary, fantastic benefits along with an excellent environment, all the latest tools and toys. You can expect plenty of variety with a constant flow of new projects to work on - boredom will never be an issue! Location: Cambridgeshire (commutable from Bedford, North London, Cambridge, Stevenage, Harlow and Bury St Edmunds) Salary: £28k - £36k + Bens If you feel this is the position for you, or for more details, please phone Adam at Vector Recruitment or drop him an email with your CV attached.
We are looking for a CAD Design Engineer to join a world leader in the development of complex systems & machines used in the medical and healthcare industry. You will produce detailed 2D / 3D CAD designs for Electro-mechanical, Electrical and Electronics assemblies, systems and products. If you enjoy 2D / 3D CAD Design for Electromechanical, Electronic, Electrical or products and looking for a job with an organisation that offers exciting products, structured career progression and real personal/technical skills development then don't look any further! Responsibilities: Create detailed electro-mechanical, electrical and electronic CAD designs To create and capture engineering design and manufacturing documentation throughout entire product development lifecycle To release new designs through the engineering change process Devise & document new product configuration structures Participate in project planning and preparation of schedulesQualifications: Proficient in the use of 2D/3D CAD tools for the creation of electro-mechanical assemblies using Solidworks, Pro E, AutoCAD, etc (Solidworks preferred). Knowledge of MCAD and ECAD would be advantageous. Proven experience in the use of recognized PDM/PLM systems for design control, product release and documentation. Familiar with electro-mechanical components and technology Knowledge of the capability and workflow of electronic CAD tools Experience in fabrication techniques and PCB layout desirable Experience of working in new product development employing structures techniques and practices Good HND/HNC or equivalent in engineering discipline Ability to understand complex systems and product structuresSalary: £30k- £35k + Benefits Location: Sussex (Commutable from: Guildford, Crawley, Brighton, Red Hill, South London, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells)
We have a brand new vacancy for a Contract Mechanical Design Engineer for an initial 6 months contract. You will designing and developing bespoke cutting edge piece of special purpose machinery. You will need to know your way around a CAD package, Solidworks or AutoCAD. You will lead small engineering projects, developing new machine designs, create 2D and 3D CAD drawings in SolidWorks, liaise with suppliers and maintain the Bill Of Materials (BOMs) for all products Requirements Degree or HND/HNC qualified in ideally Mechanical Engineering Be able to design and draught in both 2D and 3D CAD (SolidWorks preferred, AutoCAD desirable) Background in Industrial machine design, instruments or process equipment (experience of vacuum systems or web handling would be advantageous)Experience of CE / UL standards would be advantageous Construction and maintenance of BOMs Experience in product development/manufacturing environmentLocation: South Oxfordshire (commutable from Oxford, Swindon, Reading, Newbury, High Wycombe) Salary: £26ph - £35ph If you feel this is the position for you, or for more details, please phone Adam at Vector Recruitment or drop him an email with your CV attached.
An experienced Senior Electronics Engineer is required for the development of highly complex medical products with a company which is leading the way with pioneering innovations in patient care. The Senior Electronics Engineer will have responsibility for the design of all electronic elements of the R&D for various complex new products. This will cover the complete development lifecycle, from design brief through to delivery and support. The technologies employed include FPGA's, microcontrollers, power supplies, analogue & digital interface circuits, servo driven mechanical positioning systems, sensors and electronic displays. Senior Electronics Engineer Responsibilities: Provide detailed system and circuit level electronic engineering designs to meet project timescales. Take lead role in integrating electronic designs with all other project deliverables Carry out evaluations and peer revues of prototype designs Interface with, and provide support to, all project groups including operations, product management, service engineering, etc Ensure that all required engineering documentation has been created and captured Ensure that designs are safe and comply with all applicable regulatory standards Qualifications: Experience of Electronics R&D in a regulated environment (eg medical, aerospace, telecoms, defence, etc) Proven experience in system design followed through to product release in cross-functional projects Proven electronic design experience to detailed circuit level Familiarity with electronic CAD tools for analogue/digital design & simulation Good appreciation of software, mechanics, electronics and physics Knowledge of real-time servo control system theory and mechatronic systems Good bachelors or masters degree in relevant engineering or scientific discipline Rewards: Excellent basic salary plus exceptional benefits package Superb long term career potential and ongoing personal development. Fascinating and challenging work at the forefront of medical electronics. Commutable from - Brighton Horsham Woking Horsham Sevenoaks Tunbridge Wells Worthing
An excellent new vacancy has arisen for a experienced Wave Modeller. This is an exciting company working on ground-breaking research projects and perfect for an ambitious scientific modeller who wants to develop their career with a recognised expert in their field. Job Role - Wave Modeller Location - Oxfordshire (commutable from Oxford, Reading, Newbury, Slough, West London etc) Salary - £35-40k plus excellent benefits Relocation Allowance - Available (dependent on circumstances) Training & - Excellent Development Prospects This exciting global specialist is growing. This is organic and strategic growth to further strengthen their capabilities in oceanographic and meteorological measurement & assessment and will ensure they remain a World leader in their field. As such they are looking to add a number of talented Engineers & Scientists to their team. This company put a strong emphasis on personal career development through nurturing their talented Consultants and this is evident in the awards individual employees are winning as recognised experts in their field! The role would include the following activities:- Develop regional and local wave models Model validation Deploy models to support hindcast activity and forecast activity Application of wave data to Metocean criteria studies Although ideally you will have commercial experience applying your wave modelling skills to industry, the company will definitely also consider talented PhD students, post-docs or academic researchers with a strong background in this field. To be considered for the role of Wave Modeller you need to have: Essential: A strong educational background with Masters (MSc MPhys, MA MRes) or above in a relevant subject such as Physics/Mathematics OR SimilarDesirable A PhD in a relevant subject. Experience Essential: A comprehensive understanding of the physics underlying wave models. Experience of SWAN and/or WaveWatch III. Prior experience of Matlab.Desirable Commercial research experience
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a experienced Hydrodynamic Modeller to join a multi award winning global specialist in oceanographic and meteorological measurement & assessment. This is an exciting company working on ground-breaking projects and perfect for an ambitious modeller who wants to develop their career with a recognised expert in their field. Role - Hydrodynamic Modeller Location - Oxfordshire Salary - £35-40k plus excellent benefits Relocation Allowance - Available (dependent on circumstances) Training & - Excellent Development Prospects This exciting global specialist is growing. This is organic and strategic growth to further strengthen their capabilities in oceanographic and meteorological measurement & assessment and remain a leader in their field. As such they are looking to add a number of talented Engineers & Scientists to their team. This company put a strong emphasis on personal development through nurturing their talented Consultants and this is evident in the awards individual employees are winning as recognised experts in their field ! As Hydrodynamic Modeller you will be involved in: Developing regional and local hydrodynamic models Model validation Deploying models to support hindcast activity and forecast activity The application of current and water level data to Metocean criteria studies. Although ideally you will have commercial experience applying your knowledge to industry the company will consider talented PhD students, post-docs or academic researchers with a strong background in this field. To be considered for the role of Hydrodynamic Modeller you need to have: Essential: A strong educational background Masters or above in a relevant subject such as Physics/Mathematics OR SimilarDesirable A PhD in a relevant subject. Experience Essential: A comprehensive understanding of the Physics of underlying hydrodynamic models Experience of usingDHIMike-21, ADCIRC and/or Delft-3D Prior experience of Matlab.Desirable Commercial experience
A number of Production Operatives are required by one of the leading technology development companies in the Cambridgeshire area. Based near Royston with a clean and modern production facility, subsidised canteen and free on-site parking. Responsibilities You will be working in a clean and modern production environment carrying out light assembly of consumer products, assembly line machine operation, quality checking and packing of the finished products. You will be trained on a variety of tasks in the production process but some experience in a manufacturing environment is required. Suitable backgrounds may include: Production Operative, Production Operator, Assembly Operative, Production Technician, Manufacturing Technician, Machine Operative & Line Operative. You will need to have a good eye for detail and be able to closely follow work instructions and maintain consistent production quality. Details Commutable from: Royston, Melbourn, Meldreth, Cambridge, Letchworth, Hitchen, Saffron Walden, Buntingford, Sandy, Papworth Everard Hours of work: 8-4 & 4-12 rotated weekly (Some flexibility is required) Pay: £7.50 per hour
We have been retained on an exclusive basis by this highly successful technology development company to source a technically and commercially astute Senior Applied Physicist. Applicants will need solid Scientific credentials coupled with significant experience of "hands on" technology development and technical leadership in order to lead and contribute to a variety of cutting-edge development projects. This is an award-winning company which consistently challenges the preconceptions of what is achievable -delivering ground breaking solutions and disruptive products through the innovation of technology. This is an exciting and technically challenging opportunity. As the Senior Consultant /Applied Physicist you will take the hands-on lead on a range of technically challenging projects. You will be contributing to the development of new-to-market, innovative products including cutting edge medical, healthcare, FMGC and industrial technologies. This is a "never a dull day in the office" role with a company which appreciates and respects its colleagues and their personal and career development aspirations. Role - Senior Consultant - Applied Physics Location - Cambridgeshire Commutable from - Cambridge, Royston, Newmarket, Stevenage, Harlow, St Neots, Letchworth Salary - up to £40-65K + Excellent Benefits Relocation - Available For the last 25 years this highly regarded technology development company have developed new and novel technologies for some of the world's leading companies. They have made significant developments through innovation in the field of Medical & Life Sciences, Consumer Electronics, FMCG and Wireless Communications. Due to their continued success they are looking for an experienced hands-on Physicist with experience of relevant product development/engineering who wishes to get serious job satisfaction through working with some of the country's brightest Engineers & Scientists on a broad range of "next generation" projects. This is fast paced project based work. It is exciting and gives you a fascinating range of product experience. This role is ideal for someone who is bright, can think on their feet, is commercially astute and desires an interesting role where boredom is not an option! As the Physicist you will be involved in: Creative problem solving and concept generation Analysis and feasibility assessment informed by practical experience and modelling Proof-of principle demonstration in which our ideas are rapidly brought to life As a Senior Consultant your key responsibilities will be as follows: Work as a project manager and technical lead on projects; leading small multidisciplinary teams; Hands-on science to develop solutions to challenging technical problems and take them through the product development process; Present results and findings to clients. Work with business development team members putting together service propositions; Elicit client needs and requirements, translating them into solutions; Making key design decisions with supporting evidence To be considered the role of Physicist you need to meet the following requirements: Education The Ideal candidate needs to have a very good Physics degree -minimum 2:1 (BSc, MA, MSc, MPhys, MRes, MPhil) or higher (Doctorate, PhD, DPhil, EngD) from a Russell Group or good "red brick" institutionKnowledge Expertise in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics would be advantageous Broad practical and experimental physics knowledge combining an intuitive understanding, analytical ability and a practical hands-on approach. Candidates will have an enthusiasm for applying this knowledge to product development in a commercially driven environment; System design and engineering - including: definition of complex product systems architecture, system partitioning, writing specifications, identifying and mitigating key risks in product design and development; Team leading/Man-Management experience and excellent communication skills with a desire to be client facing Experience Ideally at least 7 years experience in a commercial or industrial research environment. You must be enthusiastic, personable and interested in pursuing a career within a client-facing environment Needless to say the candidate needs to be a great communicator and a team player. Someone that thinks outside the box would be ideal. This opportunity will give you exposure and experience of other areas within the business. This provides you with a great chance to take onboard further skills and develop into new sectors. Company Benefits Benefits package includes a competitive salary, life assurance and 25 days holiday. In addition, health and dental insurance, permanent health insurance, a pension scheme and childcare vouchers are offered after 3 months of employment. Key Skills - Physics, Physicist, Research. Instrument / Instrumentation, developing, design, development / develop, numerical analysis & modelling. Proof of Principle. Masters, MRes, MPhil, MPhys, MA, PhD, Doctorate, DPhil, DEng , EngD. consultant, consultancy
We have been retained on an exclusive basis by a highly acclaimed technology development company to help them source a commercially astute Consumer Product Development Specialist with a strong background in technical programme/project management, business development & technical account management. This is a highly technical role but with a strong emphasis on Business Development. You need to be someone who stands out from the crowd - an intelligent, commercially and technically minded natural leader with prior experience of delivering products, devices and ideas to the consumer products industry. As an individual you need to be passionate about working with a team of World-class Engineers and Scientists in order to deliver a variety of cutting-edge technology development solutions to the consumer sector. Role - Sector Manager - Consumer Products Location - Cambridgeshire Commutable from - Cambridge, Royston, Newmarket, Stevenage, Harlow, St Neots, Letchworth Salary - Up to £45-70k + Excellent Benefits Relocation - Assistance Available For the last 25 years this highly regarded technology development company have developed new and novel /disruptive technologies for clients ranging from innovative start-up's to well-known multinationals. They are synonymous with technical excellence having made significant developments through innovation in the field of Medical & Life Sciences, Consumer Electronics, FMCG and Wireless Communications. Due to their continued success they are looking for a Technical Business Development Manager with experience of leading programmes/projects, developing consumer products, business development and account management. This is a role for someone who wishes to get serious job satisfaction through leading some of the country's brightest Engineers & Scientists across a broad range of "next generation" projects. Key Responsibilities Reporting to the Head of the Sector the key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to; Develop sector focused messaging linking the companies capabilities and track record to the contemporary needs of the Consumer market; Define target list of prospect companies and seek out first and follow up meetings with these prospects; Manage or assign management of projects won; Approximately 50% of time will be spent working on projects; Develop client accounts in the role of account manager for clients with whom the company seeks repeat business; Build trusted relationships and referrals within managed accounts. To be considered for the position of Sector Manager you need the following: Qualifications: Essential An engineering, applied science or related degree (BEng/BSc/BA/Bachelors/MSc/MEng) or aboveHighly desirable A Doctorate (PhD, EngD, DPhil etc) or in a relevant subject Experience Experience and understanding of CPG and consumer durable markets; Experience in delivering against defined sales and business development targets; Previous customer facing experience e.g. in an account management role; Evidence of success in building a rapport and trust in customers; Knowledge of the product development life cycle; Experience of new product/device introduction into the consumer industry; Previous consulting experience would be advantageous. Company Benefits Benefits package includes a highly competitive salary, life assurance and 25 days holiday. In addition, health and dental insurance, permanent health insurance, a pension scheme and childcare vouchers are offered after 3 months of employment. Key Skills - Physics, Physicist, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Technology. Developing Instruments / Instrumentation design, development / develop. Programme Manager / project management, Prince 2 . Numerical analysis, & modelling. R&D. Proof of Principle. Masters, MRes, MPhil, MPhys, MA, Doctorate, DEng , EngD. consultant, consultancy.
A new vacancy for a successful Technical Sales Manager to join an award winning Technology Development Consultancy, recognised for providing their R&D expertise to international businesses ranging from new and exciting start-ups to Global Market Leaders. The Technical Sales Manager will bring with them proven experience of developing business to business sales and relationships across the UK and Europe. You will have a very strong technical background and be passionate about innovation in the high technology markets. You will need proven experience of developing business and making high value consultancy sales in fields such as Medical Devices & Personal Healthcare Technology, Consumer Products (white goods or FMCG), Scientific Instruments and Industrial Products. You will play a pivotal role in a company that is all about breaking the barriers of "what can't be done" -making the impossible possible and in the process developing truly novel and cutting edge technologies on behalf of their clients. What could be easier to sell than that…? Role Technical Sales Manager Base Location Cambridgeshire Travel - Frequent 3 to 4 days out of the office a week, (UK & Europe) Package Highly Competitive Package in line with the role Relocation Package Assistance Available. This job opportunity is for an experienced Technical Sales Manager with a proven background in developing/leading sales in the UK and Europe. The Sales Manager will use their local knowledge and that of the Medical Technology, Consumer Goods and/or Industrial marketplace to really build the sales effort in this reason. Reporting to the VP of Europe you will be responsible for: Developing business in sales range £1.5-2.5M per year; Leading & directing sales effort in UK and mainland Europe; Defining a target list of prospect companies and seeking out first and follow up meetings with these prospects, attending first meetings paving the way for second meetings with the technical team coordinated with P&L owners in Medical, Consumer, Scientific & Industrial markets; Account managing 1-2 key European clients; Interpreting market dynamics within assigned territories and guiding P&L owners in their prospecting agenda; Build trusted relationships and referrals within managed accounts. To be considered for the role of Technical Sales Manager you need the following experience: Education - Essential: A Good Degree (2.1 or above) in an engineering, applied science or related degree. (BSc/BEng/BA/MEng/MSc/MA/MPhil/MRes/MPhys)Desirable: A PhD in a relevant subject (EngD/DPhil) -desirable but certainly not essential. Knowledge, Skills or experience: Essential: Proven experience & track record of selling technology products and services to the UK and/or European Marketplace Desirable Previous experience and track record of selling R&D or Engineering Consultancy services
A new vacancy and exciting career opportunity for an experienced Electronics Engineer, to join a successful global instrumentation company specialising in hand held instruments for the Electrical Test & Measurement sector. The main purpose of the job is to project manage all technical development aspects of several new Test & Measurement products. This is primarily a technical lead and design authority role but may also involve occasional hands-on Electronics design and approval work. Responsibilities Delivery of development projects on time, on budget, and to specification. Planning of projects down to the detailed task level, and communication of those plans to the rest of the business. Working with Product Managers and other stakeholders to clarify and refine the Requirements Specification documents for new products. Working with the Supply Chain team select partner companies for the design, development and manufacture of new products - including in the Far East. Work with the selected partner companies to develop and approve the Functional Specification, Prime Cost Report and schedule for new products. Where applicable, directly participate in the design of new products. Management of all external design resources. Electronics Product Manager Profile Degree qualified in Electrical / Electronic discipline or similar, or equivalent experience 5 years minimum electronics hardware design experience, ideally in an electrical test and measurement environment A good understanding of Electrical systems and Electrical Safety Structured and methodical approach is vital since products are safety-related Experience of team leadership Experience of managing external design resource Project management skills including project managing external resources Benefits Commutable from High Wycombe, Oxford, Aylesbury, Reading, Slough Salary £45K - £50K depending on experience Company Pension contribution 37.5 hours a week Monday to Friday
A brand new and definitely not "run of the mill" vacancy for a Software Engineer with good C# and background knowledge of VB. As the lead Software Engineer you will be responsible for driving forward and shaping the design and development of C# software applications for the next generation of laboratory instrumentation and integrating the various packages with the relevant hardware/firmware. This role really does represent a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing, multiple Queen's Award winning business and to work on world leading products. The company has enjoyed substantial year on year growth and has its headquarters in the UK, with a subsidiary in the USA, and a number of distribution partners in other key territories around the world. Requirements Expert knowledge in the development of C# software applications for real products eg. scientific instrumentation, medical devices, industrial equipment, laboratory instruments / equipment, etc Knowledge of .net (ASP.net or VB.net) Understanding of Visual Basic 6 (VB6). Knowledge and appreciation of hardware-OS interaction Understanding of Driver and system DLLs, Interrupt Request Handling, Memory allocation and DOS batch files Ability to review program code and/or resulting test data to identify faults and generate software based solution where possible. High standard of record keeping required both in terms of software management and internal and external communications. Ability to prepare detailed documentation relating to software issues in order to support both in-house teams and external distributors and customers. Previous experience of working with laboratory instrumentation and in particular, material characterisation (beneficial) Experience of website maintenance. (beneficial) Knowledge of SQL and Access database functions. (beneficial) To Apply Send your CV to Adam at Vector Recruitment or call for further details. LOCATION: Tewkesbury (Commutable from Cheltenham, Birmingham, Gloucester, Oxford, Swindon, Worcester, Hereford) SALARY: £35k - £40k Basic
An exciting career opportunity for an experienced Reliability/ RAM Engineer /Consultant with experience of RAMS Analysis in a safety critical area such as Oil & Gas, Heavy Machinery, Defence, Rail, Aerospace or similar. The company is a highly regarded Risk & Reliability Engineering Consultancy, currently specialising in the international Oil and Gas sector and working with all the major operators and exploration companies in this highly lucrative market. Their World-Class reputation has resulted in a sustained period of growth with a bulging order book and the urgent need for an additional Reliability Engineer/RAMS specialist to join the team. While prior experience of RAM Analysis in the Oil & Gas industry is desirable, the company are in the unique position to be able to offer comprehensive cross-training to a RAMS Engineer from other sectors such as Rail, Nuclear, Aerospace, Chemical Engineering etc. This is a significant investment on the company's part and a fantastic opportunity for a Reliability Engineer ready to take the next step in their career. Role - RAM Engineer /Consultant Location - Bedfordshire -near M1 Junction 13/14 Salary - Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits Package Training - Extensive Formal and Informal Training This is a thriving, highly regarded Risk and Reliability consultancy that provide their services to the Oil and Gas Sector. The business was set up by a number of Industry recognised experts who wanted a company that could provide a consistently excellent level of service to the oil and gas sector -just as they had individually provided over the years. Needless to say with their personal reputations and technical capabilities the company has thrived and to support their growth they are looking to add another RAM Consultant to their team. To be considered for the role of RAM Consultant you need the following experience: Education: Essential: A minimum of a Bachelors(BA/BEng/BSc) Degree in an technical subject such as Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Software or similar from a good academic institution. Desirable A Masters (MA/MPhil/MENG/MRES/MPhil) or PhD (ENGD/DPhil) would be highly desirableSkills: Extensive application of RAM analysis, especially Availability Modelling Experience of systems engineering Strong mathematical skills Excellent communication skills both written and oral Ability to multi-task - i.e. manage a variety of projects for different clients Adaptable to a fast paced, changing environment Project management experience of small projectsPersonal Skills A high degree of attention to detail -a 'Completer-Finisher' personality type is ideal. The ability to work both independently and as part of a team with strong social and interpersonal skills A proactive and creative approach to work and ability to cope rapidly with challenging problems The flexibility to work on more than one project and an ability to prioritise work to meet customer deadlines Knowledge of any of the following aspects will be beneficial but are NOT essential: Experience and knowledge of upstream oil and gas processes and systems (topsides and/or subsea) Experience and technical competence in utilizing other key reliability engineering techniques e.g. FMECA/FMEA, FTA, ETA, RBD, CCFA, RCFA, RCM or Integrity Level (SIL) Review
We have a vacancy open for a Software Engineer (Control) who has from 2 years experience to vast experience to join a world leading R&D consultancy developing control software, with a particular focus on software development for products and automated process applications used for high-technology applications such as robotics, industrial automation systems, scientific instrumentation and medical/healthcare systems. This job will need you to have strong C / C++ skills and 2+ years experience in a similar high-technology/real-time software development environment such as pharmaceuticals/semiconductor manufacturing, Image processing, medical devices, automotive systems, validated instruments, etc. C# is very beneficial, but suitable candidates with the aptitude to learn this will be seriously considered. Database and SQL skills are also beneficial. You will be working on the design of cutting edge products and solutions. If you are looking for an exciting environment which will allow you to push yourself and develop your career through hard work and personal development then this position could be for you. The ideal candidate As a Software Engineer you will have; Previous software development experience using C or C++ to develop real-time control software and/or automated process applications. C# is very beneficial, but suitable candidates with the aptitude to learn this will be seriously considered. You must be able to quickly learn new languages as necessary. Ideally you will be comfortable developing in an embedded and / or PC-based development. Knowledge of Servo-mechanisms, control loops, etc You will need to be degree qualified in a related subject. Location: South Cambridge (commutable from Bedford, North London, Cambridge, Stevenage, Harlow and Bury St Edmunds) Salary: £30k - £60k + Excellent Benefits
A brand new and definitely not run of the mill vacancy for a Software Engineer with good VB 6 (Visual Basic) to develop applications and support suites to control high technology scientific laboratory instruments. As a Software Developer you will be developing and integrating the various packages with the relevant hardware/firmware. You will be working in a stimulating R&D environment developing software for a range of world-beating and highly complex scientific instruments including existing and future products. This is a progressive company which offers a strong career path, good salary and benefits as well as the chance to work on some seriously clever technology. Requirements Expert knowledge of Visual Basic 6 including;COM Objects/Object Orientation, user Controls, User DLLs, Advanced Windows API, Drawing graphics with GDI & GID+, Owner Drawn Controls, Runtime Creation of Controls, Binary File Structures, Using external bespoke C DLLs Use of InnoScripting (or equivalent) to create installation packages. Ability to review program code and/or resulting test data to identify faults and generate software based solution where possible. Knowledge and appreciation of hardware-OS interaction Understanding of Driver and system DLLs, Interrupt Request Handling, Memory allocation and DOS batch files High standard of record keeping required both in terms of software management and internal and external communications. Ability to prepare detailed documentation relating to the software issues in order to support both in-house teams and external distributors and customers. Previous experience of working with laboratory instrumentation and in particular, material characterisation (beneficial) Knowledge of other programming languages, such as C# and .net (beneficial) Experience of website maintenance. (beneficial) Knowledge of SQL and Access database functions. (beneficial) To Apply Send your CV to Adam at Vector Recruitment or call for further details. LOCATION: Cheltenham Commutable from (Tewkesbury, Birmingham, Gloucester, Oxford, Swindon, Worcester, Hereford) SALARY: £35k - £40k Basic + Bens
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