Job opportunities and careers at Litron Lasers


Litron Lasers is one of the world’s leading solid state laser manufacturers. Our lasers find widespread use in a multitude of scientific and industrial applications worldwide.

Based in Rugby, England, we are a vibrant company seeking motivated people looking to develop their careers in the fast growing international laser industry.

As part of Litron’s continued expansion and growth we are looking for exceptional individuals to join our established research & development, laser test, electrical & mechanical engineering and sales teams.

Litron designs and manufacturers all aspects of its products in-house and with an expanding product range there are a number of exciting vacancies available to the right candidates.

Litron Lasers operates an equal opportunity policy and welcomes applications from people of all diverse backgrounds.



Power Electronics Engineer – R & D


To support expansion plans and increased commercial activity the company is looking to recruit a highly experienced innovative and enthusiastic Power Electronics Engineer to design and develop electronic power systems, whilst working within a busy multi-disciplinary engineering R & D team.

The position will focus on the design, build and test of power electronics systems for high-power and high voltage, switched-mode power supplies from an initial design specification and oversee their implementation into production.

• You will be responsible for generating conceptual designs based on technical specifications for high-power and high voltage, switched-mode power supplies.
• Circuit simulation and optimisation.
• Design and simulate power electronics circuits including physical layout.
• Design interface, gate drive and control PCBs creation and verification of embedded control software.
• Assist in building of prototype power electronics and control systems and testing to verify simulation.
• Participate in the creation of functional specifications, and test procedures.
• Identify opportunities for improvements in functionality and manufacture.
• To review, update, alter or redesign current electrical items as defined/specified by the head of the Research and Development Team.

Skills / Knowledge
• Degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering.
• Broad hardware (analogue and digital) electronic engineering design skills
• Good understanding of power electronics and ability to comprehensively understand customer requirements
• Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities
• Analytical and conceptual capabilities
• Good written and oral English
• Confident in presenting to management and technical specialists
• Knowledge of the design of high voltage components (power supplies, DCDC converters, inverters, chargers etc)
• Experience in rapid prototyping systems, DOORS, Simulink, Matlab, Vector tools and a hardware design simulation tool.
• Liaising with Manufacturing, Quality team and Supply Chain team to understand current issues and help find solutions.
• Testing and development support of the product life cycle to ensure ongoing quality expectations.
• Project Management
The successful applicant will also be an analytical, organised thinker with the ability to work both alone and in a team environment, and have good time/project management skills.

We offer a full-time position following a successful probationary period, together with:

- Working for a well-established laser company
- Competitive rates of pay and holiday entitlement
- Employee Benefits Programme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Company contributory pension scheme

To be considered for this role, please complete the application document for this position and apply with a CV and covering letter to the Human Resources Department, stating your current salary.



Laser Test Engineer

Litron Lasers is one of the world’s leading solid state laser manufacturers. Our lasers find widespread use in a multitude of scientific and industrial applications worldwide.

Litron requires a Laser Test Engineer to join our team, the applicant will be required to test laser systems in a production environment. The role will involve the optical assembly, test and characterisation of Nd:YAG laser systems.

Applicants should ideally have a graduate degree in an experimental science or an engineering subject and be able to demonstrate good practical and problem-solving capabilities.

Following a successful probationary period, Litron offers:
- Working for a well-established laser design and manufacturing company - Competitive rates of pay and holiday entitlement - Employee Benefits Programme - Employee Assistance Programme
To be considered for this role, please apply via email with a CV and covering letter stating your current salary to the Human Resources Department.
You must be eligible to live and work within the UK, and possess a valid driving licence as the role requires occasional national and international travel to visit customers.

To be considered for this role, please complete the application document for this position and apply with a CV and covering letter to the Human Resources Department, stating your current salary.


Laser Physicist


We are seeking a motivated and experienced PhD Laser Physicist to join our multi-disciplinary engineering R & D team.

To be considered for the role you will have a demonstrable track record, ideally within the scientific, technical or research industry would be desirable.

This role requires a hands-on experimental Physicist and you will be expected to:

• contribute to and lead concept generation, computational modelling, evaluation, and prototyping of new designs – activities which will be instrumental to supporting Litrons growth.

• be involved in the optimisation and transfer-to-production of current generation designs, working closely with the engineering team. Your high quality experimental and analytical work will realise product and production improvements which help to secure new business.
 
Desirable experience:
A comprehensive understanding of solid state lasers is required and preferably experience in the design of Nd:YAG based lasers. It would be beneficial for applicants to have experience in mechanical design. The ability to organise and plan for oneself is essential. You may be required to travel worldwide and need to be motivated with a keen interest in the laser industry.

Qualifications:
Applicants should have a good degree in Physics and ideally a PhD in an optics related discipline.
 
Core technical skills:
• Strong experimental problem solving and analytical skills
• Understanding of Photonics / Lasers
• Solid understanding of physical principles and their application to practical systems
• Curiosity, imagination and creativity
• Excellent verbal communications and reporting skills

You must be able to work flexibly as part of multi-disciplinary engineering R & D team, yet demonstrate self-motivation and the ability to work independently.

 Following a successful probationary period, Litron offers:
- Working for a well-established laser design and manufacturing company
- Competitive rates of pay and Holiday entitlement
- Holiday Purchase Scheme
- Discretionary bonus scheme
- Company Contributory Pension scheme
- Employee Benefits Programme
- Employee Assistance Programme

To be considered for this role, please complete the application document for this position and apply with a CV and covering letter to the Human Resources Department, stating your current salary.




Additional Information relating to all of the above positions.
All candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.
Copies of Visa and Passport will be requested, as well as, evidence of a current valid driving licence if required.
Litron Lasers operates an equal opportunity policy and welcomes applications from people of all diverse backgrounds.


Contact Litron

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UK and RoW
+44 (0)1788 574444
sales@litron.co.uk
North America
(406) 522 7566
sales@litronlasers.com