Acoustic Transducer Engineer

Gerrell & Hard
West Sussex
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Acoustic Transducer EngineerSouth Coast, West Sussex£Negotiable + Good Benefits
Great opportunity for an Acoustics Transducer Engineer to join a world leading organisation and help create some high end desirable products.
You’ll be joining a busy team of R&D Engineers, focused designing high performance components and transducers in collaboration with our product development team. The role responsibilities are centered around simulation work, electroacoustic, electronics and mechanical measurements with a strong emphasis on measured and perceived performance for the design validation and quality control.
The R&D team is responsible for the development of all new products, from headphones to active, wireless and passive loudspeakers.
Duties & Responsibilities: Interfacing with the product development engineers, the Transducer Engineer will be directly responsible for the following technical duties:
•Dimensioning and Finite element simulation of transducer components or assemblies (electromagnetic, mechanical & acoustical)•Measurements of transducer & loudspeaker assemblies using the Klippel system and other systems•Document all above results, including the creation of working procedures and design guidelines•Contribute to the maintenance and improvements of our measurement capabilities and facilities,•Train other engineers on the use of COMSOL templates and Apps•Perform any other technical duties as assigned•Support sample building and process engineering at the development and mass production stage•Responsible (within the context of the transducer team) for the definition of power tests and production test setups for transducer and complete loudspeaker systems•Provide ground support and training for the testing teams in production, including during pre-production phases (transducer reference selection, fault finding, measurement limit adjustments)
Skills/Qualifications: Essential:•Educated to degree level or equivalent in acoustics, physics or electronic engineering.•Understanding of underlining physical principles of electrodynamic transducers including non-linear distortion and rub & buzz •Familiar with COMSOL finite element package (or equivalent)•Working knowledge of Matlab programming language•Working knowledge of lumped element parameter modelling software like LTspice, MicroCap, Akabak•Working knowledge of the Klippel R&D system •Understanding of the basic principle of sound radiation and room acoustics •Excellent communication skills•Ability to drive projects to completion•Able to create and present test reports in a logical and accurate manner
Desirable:•Working knowledge of Klippel QC system•Working knowledge of a 3D design package like Solidworks, NX, Catia•Familiarity with other audio and electronics testing equipment: Audio Precision, MLSSA, SoundCheck, Clio•Familiar with DFMA, DFMEA, FMEA
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