Job Description – Sr. Development Engineer

We’re looking for an experienced engineer or scientist to join our development and support team. You’ll have a good first degree in Engineering, Physics or a related STEM field, have demonstrable practical experience and be keen to take on plenty of responsibility!

About You

  • Do you enjoy being hands-on, building and testing things?
  • Are you looking for an exciting, varied role where you can learn from entrepreneurial colleagues on a mission to innovate?
  • Are you enthusiastic about working in a small team where decisions are made rapidly and you can influence those decisions and make your mark delivering products?
  • Would you be comfortable in front of customers, from scoping projects to delivery, commissioning and ongoing support of finished systems?
  • Do you have an inquisitive mind and a quest to keep learning and improving?
    If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Who We Are

We’re a successful, fast-growing, high-tech company based in South Oxfordshire bringing a revolutionary analytical instrument to market – the IRmadillo spectrometer. We are rapidly expanding our global customer base and are looking for someone who will fit into our agile team culture.

About the Role

We’re constantly improving the performance of our IRmadillo spectrometer and improving our manufacturing processes. We practise agile management methods and apply Lean Six Sigma techniques to manufacturing and product design. You’ll be working across all aspects of the business within a multi-disciplinary team, including our in-house manufacturing facility. You will also be working directly with our international customers to support the product.

Examples of the type of teamwork would include a selection of the following (based on your talents & skills):

  • Designing and improving the product
  • Coordinating the delivery of successful customer projects
  • Developing and improving manufacturing processes
  • Testing hardware and software, both for manufacturing and development

Other Information

This position is based at Keit’s Headquarters on the Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, England. Some international travel may be required for customer visits and conferences.

Apply for This Vacancy

If you can solve a problem, really want to help, have the right to work in the UK, and can write a nice covering letter, you might be the ideal person for our A-team.  Apply now to Recruitment  Revolution (Re: 16266)

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