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Associate Research Engineer

Research Engineer

 

Associate Research Engineer

Employment type: Permanent

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

Target start date: October 2017

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 Associate Research Engineer to join the Research team who are responsible for device and materials innovations in the growing arena of Plastic Electronics. The group is primarily focused on advanced backplane technology and the Associate Research Engineer will be responsible for a wide range of backplane development and display media integration activities. Reporting directly into the Research Group Manager, 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 provide a support function to the rest of the Research Group and therefore be exposed to a wide variety of exciting projects. The role may require travel within the UK and abroad to meet with business partners, suppliers and customers.

The candidate

Qualifications

  • The position will require a BSc or higher in Materials Science / Engineering, Physics or Chemistry.

Experience that will be utilised in the role

  • Practical, lab-based experience is essential. Experience specifically within the field of plastic electronics is desirable.
  • Proven experience of having communicated effectively experimental results in concise verbal and written updates.
  • Proven experience of having worked effectively as part of a cross-functional team of physicists, material engineers, electrical engineers to optimise device and display performance.
  • Proven experience of working with thin film deposition and characterisation techniques.
  • Good understanding of TFT operation and specific knowledge of organic semiconductors 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.
  • Comfortable working in an informal atmosphere
  • 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.

 

Research Engineer

Employment type: Permanent

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

Target start date: October 2017

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.