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IPG Photonics is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-performance fiber lasers, amplifiers and laser systems used in a variety of applications including materials processing, medical applications and telecommunications. IPG has manufacturing facilities in the United States, Germany, Russia and Italy and has more than 6,000 employees worldwide.

IPG Photonics (UK) Ltd are expanding their facilities and will be moving into new, purpose built, state of the art premises at Coventry, Warwickshire. This significant investment will bring with it new opportunities for progressive individuals seeking to join this exciting period in IPG (UK)’s growth:

Senior Applications Engineer

  • Carry out experiments and tests in our applications laboratories.
  • Compile and deliver technical reports and presentations to customers.
  • Working with specialist engineers to turn new applications into systems solutions.
  • Design and construct laser systems and fixturing to conduct applications trials for customers.
  • To help accelerate the conversion of non-laser to laser technologies, as well as the conversion from traditional lasers to fiber lasers.
  • To provide training and instructions to customers.
YOUR TASKS:
  • Technical qualification(s) in photonics, electrics or mechanical engineering.
  • Knowledge and troubleshooting capability with both analogue and digital electronics.
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate and assess complex and intricate mechanical components.
  • A ‘hands-on’ engineer with a minimum of 2-5 years related experience.
  • First experience with robotics integration and/or laser materials processing is desirable.
  • Willing to travel within the UK/ Ireland and occasionally overseas, diving license.
  • Good communication skills and a team player.
  • Experienced with customers and delivering convincing proposals.
YOUR PROFILE:
  • Permanent contract of employment, company pension scheme and life assurance.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • An interesting and challenging position in a demanding technical environment.
  • Professional and extensive training at our European HQ in Germany.
  • An innovative work environment in an international successful, fast growing company.
  • Modern equipped and clean work places
  • Excellent opportunities for personal development and very good career chances in an international environment.
  • Great teamwork with highly qualified people in an excellent working atmosphere.
WE OFFER YOU:

Please submit your written job application, including a cover letter and CV, your key qualifications, job references and earliest possible start date. Please submit your application preferably to our career website or to IPGL-HR-Europe@ipgphotonics.com.

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