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Equipment Engineer

Research Engineer

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Equipment Engineer

Employment type: Permanent

Location: Cambridge (UK) 

Role purpose

One of the most exciting start-ups in the UK, FlexEnable is the leader in the development and industrialisation of organic electronics for flexible displays and sensors. The company provides technology and services to its growing list of customers, enabling new product paradigms and use cases for a range of applications across consumer electronics, smart home appliances, automotive, digital signage, security and healthcare. We work with device manufacturers allowing them to upgrade and diversify with truly flexible electronics and tap into exciting new markets. FlexEnable has recently signed a Technology Transfer and Licensing deal with a leading Chinese display manufacturer to bring flexible organic LCD (OLCD) to mass production for the first time. This is an exciting time to join the company and be part of a world-class team of engineers and innovators.

The role

FlexEnable is seeking an experienced Equipment Engineer to take a lead role in ensuring that process operations and laboratory equipment operates reliably, safely and efficiently.  This role reports into the H&S / Facilities Manager in the Engineering Team.

 The role will incorporate a wide range of activities and responsibilities across the following areas:

  • To be primary contact for all cleanroom and lab equipment toolsets
  • To provide a timely and efficient response to all equipment breakdowns to ensure minimum downtime
  • To schedule and execute preventative equipment maintenance to minimise unplanned downtime
  • To liaise with external contractors to ensure essential breakdown repairs and planned preventative maintenance activities are completed promptly and efficiently
  • To gain a good engineering understanding and working knowledge of the equipment and processes for which the role is responsible
  • To apply knowledge and understanding to assist the continuous improvement of equipment and procedures
  • To provide and maintain standard operating procedures (SOP) for all equipment and processes under the control of the role
  • To identify and maintain appropriate stock levels of critical equipment spares, re-ordering materials and spares when required 

The candidate

Qualifications

  • Recognised electrical qualification e.g. City and Guilds / HNC / HND / Degree desirable
  • Fork lift truck licence desirable

Experience that will be utilised in the role

  • Sound working knowledge of electrical systems (vacuum systems, plasma systems, spin coaters, lasers, exposure tools)
  • Strong problem-solving experience demonstrating the ability to approach tasks in structured manner with tenacity to solve issues
  • Demonstrable experience of applying systematic approach to diagnosing and, where possible, solving equipment faults
  • Clean room environment experience
  • Computer literacy

Key personal qualities

  • Proactive, hands on approach
  • Ability to work in flexible, dynamic environment
  • Collaborative working style
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and safely with minimum supervision
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to prioritise workload based on business needs
  • Eagerness to learn and continue to develop

Applicants should apply via careers@flexenable.com providing their CV, a covering letter explaining how they believe they are suitable for the role and confirmation of their current salary and benefits.  

No agencies please.

 

Research Engineer

Employment type: Permanent

Location: Cambridge (UK) with a degree of international travel

Role purpose

One of the most exciting start-ups in the UK, FlexEnable is the leader in the development and industrialisation of organic electronics for flexible displays and sensors. The company provides technology and services to its growing list of customers, enabling new product paradigms and use cases for a range of applications across consumer electronics, smart home appliances, automotive, digital signage, security and healthcare. We work with device manufacturers allowing them to upgrade and diversify with truly flexible electronics and tap into exciting new markets. FlexEnable has recently signed a Technology Transfer and Licensing deal with a leading Chinese display manufacturer to bring flexible organic LCD (OLCD) to mass production for the first time. This is an exciting time to join the company and be part of a world-class team of engineers and innovators.

The role

FlexEnable is seeking an experienced Research Engineer to join the team that will contribute to state of the art display development, including materials testing, design work and metrology. This is a hands-on, practical engineering role, working with other inquisitive, innovative and exceptional engineers. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the potential to make a strong and high energy contribution to the company, proactively contributing to Continuous Improvement and driving excellence in Health & Safety. 

The role will incorporate a wide range of activities and responsibilities across technical project management, display metrology, display technologies, failure analysis, experiment design, implementation and analysis / reporting and management of Dark Room Laboratory. The role will require travel within the UK and abroad to meet with business partners and customers.  

The candidate

Qualifications

  • The position will require a BSc or higher in physics, chemistry, maths or relevant engineering discipline.

Experience that will be utilised in the role

  • Technical project management
  • Experience of working as part of project team, alongside multiple stakeholders and customers
  • Proven experience of issue resolution and project progression with third parties
  • Display metrology (using luminance meters, photodiodes, oscilloscopes, cameras and associated software)
    • Knowledge of display measurement techniques
    • Good understanding of display technologies; mostly LCD
      • Different modes of LC
      • Familiarity with LC cells and an understanding of the physics behind LC
      • Knowledge of OLED, electrochromic, electrophoretic and electrowetting
      • An understanding of active matrix
      • Knowledge of optical modelling
      • Knowledge of backlight LCD technology
  • Familiarity with transistor technologies an advantage
  • Previous failure analysis work an advantage
  • Programming experience an advantage

Key personal qualities

  • Flexible approach to work in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • High attention to detail when designing, carrying out and reporting on experiments.
  • Strong problem solving skills, the ability to approach tasks in a structured manner and the tenacity to resolve on-going technical issues.
  • Ability to work independently, manage and plan/prioritise workload and effectively manage time.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill, including ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Team player.

Applicants should apply via careers@flexenable.com providing their CV, a covering letter explaining how they believe they are suitable for the role and confirmation of their current salary and benefits.  

No agencies please.