Laser Development Engineer

Laser Development Engineer

Job Title: Laser Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 13674MG_1558602603
Contact Name: Matthew George
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2019 10:10

Job Description

Laser Development Engineer - Electronics
Up to £45,000 DoE + Company Benefits
Permanent, Full Time
Southampton, Hampshire

Our client, a leading designer & manufacturer of high-tech electronic products, currently require a Laser Development Engineer to join their team, based at their manufacturing facility in the Southampton area.

As a Laser Development Engineer, you will be tasked with driving the optical development of next generation fibre laser products through the full product development lifecycle, ensuring the requirements of all stakeholders are met, including other product development functions, product marketing & introduction into manufacturing. This is an important role in the Product Development team with interaction across many functions within the company, & with significant influence on the successful launch of new products to market.

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to have:

  • 3-5 years' experience in a technology development environment for high-power lasers, & will possess some knowledge & understanding of competitive technologies, performance-critical requirements & reliability
  • Ideally a PhD related to lasers / fibre optics with subsequent relevant experience in industrial laser development or alternatively a Bachelor or Masters Degree in a Science, Technology or Engineering related field coupled with 5 years relevant experience in industrial laser development

They're offering a competitive salary of up to £45,000 depending on experience, plus company benefits. If you'd like to apply for this Laser Development Engineer role, then please send a copy of your up to date CV to or call Matt George on 02392 288 206 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.