Development Engineer - Lasers

Development Engineer - Lasers

Job Title: Development Engineer - Lasers
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11768KY_1521824763
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 23, 2018 17:06

Job Description

Development Engineer - Lasers

Up to £30,000 + Benefits

Permanent, Full time

Southampton, Hampshire

Our client, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-tech electronic and opto-electronic products, currently require a Laser Development Engineer / Physicist to join their team. You'll be responsible for supporting the design & development of their fibre laser and optical products and technologies.

As a Laser Development Engineer, you will be tasked with:

  • Undertaking experimental work to investigate and support the development of their innovative products and fibre laser technologies.
  • Developing test methods & equipment required for lab work and prototyping.
  • Developing and optimising processing approaches, such as fibre splicing.
  • Supporting the design & development of new fibres.

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to be degree qualified (ideally at MEng / MPhys / PhD level) in a relevant discipline such as lasers, optics, physics or engineering. You'll also need to be able to demonstrate a practical approach to technology development which is supported by an understanding of physical principles for fibre laser components and products. This role is well-suited to someone who enjoys hands on optical lab work, experimentation and design.

They're offering a competitive salary of up to £30,000 depending on experience, plus an excellent benefits package which includes 25 days holiday, pension scheme and health insurance. If you'd like to apply for this Laser Development Engineer opportunity, then please send a copy of your up to date CV to or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.