Actuator Development Engineer

Ref: AH/ 2000252

Location: Cambs

Salary: negotiable

Purpose of Role

Based in Cambridgeshire, our client is a world leader in industrial print systems development, and their technology is used worldwide in a wide range of print applications.

The company's drop on demand printhead technology is based on piezoelectric actuator technology.

The actuator is the print engine of the company's printheads and is the core technology. The actuator team is the design authority for all actuators and development of new actuators.

This role is to coordinate both external and internal actuator development projects, working with manufacturing and engineering departments as well as external bodies, e.g. universities.

Key Accountabilities

  • Scope out actuator development projects
  • Complete design phase of project
  • Coordinate the delivery of development projects

Key Challenges

  • Understanding development actuator design and transferring into actuator build
  • Understanding the company's manufacturing processes
  • Understanding Actuator Testing

Person Specification

A key part of this role is liaising with other teams, so good communication skills are essential. The building of relationships across the company will be essential to the successful completion of this role.

Qualification, Skills and Experience

  • Qualified to degree level, preferably, in Mechanical Engineering, or science related subject
  • Good scientific background
  • Experience of both analytical and Finite Element modelling
  • Project management experience: demonstrated ability to complete development projects: converting designs into prototypes.

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