Laser Systems Engineer

Glasgow, Scotland, gb
Company: Coherent & Nufern
Category: Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Published on 2021-07-31 06:04:21

Job Description and Responsibilities:

At Coherent Scotland we develop laser systems that help people. Our systems are deployed in a wide variety of markets including renewable energy, microelectronics, fundamental research, life sciences and medicine. Our aim is to make a positive impact on everybody’s life by providing customers with lasers with superior reliability and performance.

Coherent Scotland has grown strongly and consistently over the past ten years, even through times of global economic slowdown. We have a healthy product development pipeline which will enable this growth to continue in the future. This will generate a number of exciting opportunities for personal growth within the organization in the years to come.

Coherent Scotland is based at the West of Scotland Science Park in Glasgow and is a subsidiary of Coherent Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of laser products. We are housed in a purpose built facility with research and development, manufacturing and marketing all on one site, which we have recently expanded.

We have a friendly, business orientated work environment and great staff facilities within our modern building, such as an on-site cafeteria. In addition, we offer a competitive remuneration package which includes contributory pension scheme, subsidised private health care and free life assurance. However, if work-life balance is important to you, you’ll also be pleased to know that we operate flexible core hours which provide the opportunity to start your weekend early.

About the role

This is a production role required for the assembly and production of our laser systems

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assembly and test of production products, including optic/laser alignment, fault diagnosis; result monitoring and analysis.
  • Final optical assembly of advanced laser products.
  • Optical alignment and test of advanced laser products.
  • Laser set up using sophisticated optical techniques.
  • Laser calibration using electronic control.
  • Improve laser build documentation.
  • Education and Work Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in a laser science or related subject or equivalent knowledge gained through working in laser production environment.
  • Experience of aligning and testing opto-electronic/laser equipment.
  • Strong innovation, analytical and diagnostic skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of quality control/process improvement methods.
  • Excellent communication skills, in particular verbal skills to keep team up to date with progress.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Able to work to deadlines.
  • Closing date for applications is Tuesday 15th June .

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