Development Engineer - Superconducting Magnets

Siemens Public Limited Company
30 Sep 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Siemens Magnet Technology has an exciting opportunity for a magnet development engineer. Working as part of a dedicated team, you will be researching, developing and implementing solutions which combine superconducting magnet technology with advanced manufacturing methods to enable the design of new generation superconducting magnets for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Siemens Magnet Technology (SMT) is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of superconducting magnetic resonance imaging magnets for medical applications. More than 30 percent of the MRI scanners installed in hospitals worldwide have at their heart a Siemens superconducting magnet. What are my responsibilities? - Identify technology and advanced manufacturing techniques for the production of superconducting magnets - Develop solutions through technology readiness stages to production implementation - Prepare and present business justifications for development and capital equipment projects - Liaise with academic and commercial institutions to develop and implement solutions - Monitor and report technical and financial progress on development projects. - Provide clear reporting of results, both written and presented. - Support other areas of the business - manufacturing, service, management on technical issues related to your specialist area. - Contribute to product development through your technical expertise. What do I need to qualify for this job? Essential requirements are; - Postgraduate experience in an engineering or physical science, with evidence of delivering practical results - Knowledge of areas related to cryogenics, superconductivity or electromagnetics. - Be self-motivated and able to generate novel solutions to new challenges. - Awareness, or knowledge of, advanced manufacturing processes would be an advantage Siemens MR Magnet Technology (SMT) is a leading manufacturer with a proven capability to incorporate the quality aspects of volume production into innovative magnet designs for MRI (Magnet Resonance Imaging). The company employs just over 400 staff at its facility in Eynsham, Oxfordshire. MRI has become accepted as the leading diagnostic imaging modality, since its introduction in the early 1980's, and MR MT has contributed to this by supplying the majority of the superconducting magnets installed to date. Siemens Magnet Technology is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, where everyone feels valued Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UK's major challenges. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector. Last year's revenues were £3.36 billion. Electrification, automation and digitalization are the long-term growth fields of Siemens. In order to take full advantage of the market potential in these fields, our businesses are bundled into nine divisions and healthcare as a separately managed business. Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare. How do I apply? We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role. What else do I need to know? Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work. If you are appointed in to this role you will receive standard Siemens terms, conditions and benefits.
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