SPECIAL APPLICATIONS ENGINEER
BASED STIRLING, SALARY COMPETITIVE PLUS BENEFITS
12 MONTH CONTRACT
ESS Recruit is proud to be representing a highly successful medium sized business recently merged with a global oil and gas OEM giant. They are at the forefront of the design and manufacture of next generation measurement and instrumentation equipment. They push the boundaries of the design, manufacture, build and test of gas analysers and gas emission monitoring systems. Their equipment is found in a range of industrial settings and applications. As part of their ongoing ramp up they now need to make the key hire of a Special Applications Engineer.
The Special Applications Team is part of the Production Team with responsibility for the development of new applications and measurements for Production Analysers and performing technical assessment of new quote requests that are received. The Special Applications Engineer is responsible for technical quotation reviews, assessing the requested specification against the current product portfolio and measurement offerings, and reviewing spectroscopic feasibility for new applications and measurements.
In addition, the Special Applications Engineer is involved in the development of solutions to new customer applications and measurements to add to the company’s measurement portfolio, in line with the production schedule. With the completion of quote reviews and solution development completed within the same team you will participate in the development process from specification to realization of a new application. This role requires a technically competent individual with excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Other key responsibilities include:
Support the Customer Care team by completing quote reviews and responding to technical queries over new measurements and applications. This is the primary job responsibility.
Develop solutions to new customer applications and measurements for Production Analysers, in line with the production schedule.
Use the lasers allocated to the sales order and test equipment to define fit windows and develop spectral databases to allow new application requirements to be met. Perform tests to confirm that the new application will meet production test requirements.
Complete reports and test procedures for handover to the Production team
Problem solving - support production test should issues arise with new or existing measurements.
Optical alignment and calibration of laser modules. Maintenance of test equipment including servicing, basic repairs and optical alignment.
Support the development team in defining the strategic application road map to help prioritise future application development plans
Ideally you will have a basic understanding of the underlying principles and science of absorption spectroscopy
Qualifications & Experience:
Relevant degree in a Scientific or Engineering discipline
Experience with analytical equipment and tools
Understanding of spectroscopy and how QCL gas analysers work
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages, particularly Excel
Experience of Matlab and/or LabVIEW packages
This is a superb opportunity to join a rapidly expanding and highly successful technology business based in Scotland. An excellent base salary and benefits package with enhanced career development and job security is on offer. The real draw is for someone to be part of a fast growing business on the way up, and offering a fulfilling and varied career.
To apply to this role please contact Katie Hydes at ESS Recruit