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 are currently expanding.
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 role is for a Senior Electronics Design Engineer to work as part of the product development team and be responsible for the electronics from design to production release and support of our cutting-edge laser systems.
Responsibilities will include:
Designing electronic circuits and assemblies from concept to production release and maintenance.
Debugging, simulation and validation of electronic and system designs.
Testing and reporting results into the Development team.
Reliability and regulatory testing of products.
Creating technical documentation.
Transferring design data sets to production for manufacturing and support during product lifecycle.
Occasional UK and international travel
Education and Work Experience:
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject with demonstrable experience of board level design and mixed signal electronics. You will have exposure of full product design and have a good appreciation of the whole development cycle from concept to production. Any relative experience within the laser environment would be highly desirable but not essential.
You will have:
Experience in microcontroller, mixed digital and analogue electronic circuit design.
A good understanding of product design from specification through to delivery, with consideration for DFT and DFM.
Practical experience in Schematics Capture and PCB Design Tools.
Good prototyping skills and soldering with SMT components
Excellent debugging skills, ability to integrate and validate electronic and system designs.
Knowledge and experience in EMC / LVD regulatory testing and product design approval process.
Good communication skills and the ability to create and maintain technical documentation.
Graduate calibre, able to work in a team environment and with minimum supervision.
Preferred additional Skills:
Design experience in STM32F series ARM core processors.
Implementation of cost reduction programmes.
Test equipment development to support production and manufacturing.