Senior Production Engineer

11 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Senior Production Engineer Location: Cambridge Salary: Competitive plus additional benefits Kaptivo, a leading provider of visual collaboration solutions, is currently looking for an experienced Senior Production Engineer to join their team. As the Senior Production Engineer, reporting to the Director of Engineering, you will be responsible for the hardware and software production tools used to build and commission Kaptivo products. This role will be based in the Cambridge, UK office and will require regular travel to the Far East, sometimes for extended periods of time. The Senior Production Engineer will be responsible for: Maintaining and optimising the production line at our Far East manufacturing partner Monitoring production, reporting on performance and working proactively on improvements Performing failure analysis and coordinating corrective action Liaising with our OEM partners on production line matters Supporting the introduction of new products and production capabilities Requirementsfor the role of Senior Production Engineer: Extensive experience as production engineer for high-volume opto-electronics products Experience working with Far East contract manufacturers Good understanding of optics, electronics and mechanics as well as of modern manufacturing processes Very good communication and inter-personal skills with the ability to work effectively with all stakeholders, including internal LBO teams (engineering, operations, product), OEM partners, production line operators and senior management Good understanding of modern manufacturing processes (Six Sigma, Lean, 8D) Chinese language skills and the ability to deal directly with our manufacturingpartners in Guangdong would be a significant bonus Script programming (Python, JavaScript) and good general IT skills (Office tools, Windows) Capable of working with little supervision and independently A Great Place to Work Our philosophy is that excellent people, given the right tools and environment, will do great work. We want to attract the best possible people to each role, and in return we offer a friendly, dynamic and stimulating work environment with plenty of scope to take on extra responsibility and to have a real impact with products that help thousands of people. The company is at a very exciting stage, having recently secured a $6m funding round, and is poised to announce a series of products and partnership deals in 2018. We offer a very attractive package including: •Share options scheme for all employees (UK scheme is EMI-approved) •Private pension with employers’ contributions •Private health insurance (including dental) •Flexible working policy •Opportunities for training and travel The UK office is based in St. John’s Innovation Centre, Cambridge, which is a prestigious and convenient location, with car and cycle parking, excellent public transport links, canteen, showers and shared facilities. *To be considered for the role of Senior Production Engineer, click APPLY below* Kaptivo ( is a leading provider of visual collaboration solutions that enable remote road warriors and meeting attendees, using collaborative workplaces or schools around the world to turn any video conference meeting or learning experience into a highly interactive, engaging and productive experience. Our main product, Kaptivo, transforms any dry-erase whiteboard into a live, secure online collaboration tool that can seamlessly integrate with any video conferencing facility or educational learning system with obvious benefits. The company has become an award-winning solution provider in the large and fast-growing Unified Communication and Collaboration (UC&C) market and is working with many of the largest market leaders in the space. The team is growing in both the engineering and sales & marketing areas to support the development of new products and to grow world-wide sales channels.We are based in Cambridge, UK and San Mateo, California.