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Engineering Team Leader

  • Location:

    Southampton

  • Sector:

    ENGINEERING

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £48000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samantha Bryant

  • Contact email:

    Samantha@wr-engineering.com

  • Job ref:

    J6231176_1602060846

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Project Team Leader / Engineering Team Leader required for a specialist manufacturer and global supplier of opto-electronics and photonic products present in a variety of markets from medical and biotechnology to semiconductor and industrial markets. You will be responsible for leading and supporting a small team of specialist laser / optic Project Engineers. Occasionally leading by example with a hands on approach, proactive problem solving non-conforming product issues, leading root cause analysis. If this sounds like you please apply now.
Ideally you will have experience leading a team or you are looking to take the next step in your career.

Package
Salary in region of £50,000
5% profit share bonus scheme
Private medical insurance
Cash plan
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Pension - up to 7.5% contribution
Life assurance

The Role
  • The Project Team Leader / Engineering Team Leader will be responsible for leading a small team of Project Engineers focusing on laser engineering, optical design, fibre-optics
  • Support NPI by leading photonic technical support
  • Lead product modification projects from inception to completion
  • Propose conceptual designs
  • Select and specify optical materials, coatings and laser systems
  • Investigate and resolve product problems and failures
  • Provide technical training and support to engineers, NPI, supply chain and product management teams
  • Perform role of lab leader for the engineering labs to ensure best practice and compliance

Requirements
  • Excellent understanding of optics, laser engineering, fibre-optics, optical design ideally with an industrial background
  • People management / leadership experience is desirable, but if you think you have the right experience and are looking to progress your career then please apply
  • You may have worked as an Engineering Team Leader, Project Team Leader, Project Lead, Project Engineer, NPI Engineer, NPI Manager or similar
  • PhD in Physics or similar scientific discipline

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