Senior Process, optics , fiber engineer - £50,000 - southampton

ISL Recruitment
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Senior Process Control & Improvement Engineer , Fiber and optics
Location: Southampton
Salary: £42,000 - £50,000 + benefits

A company based in Southampton are seeking a senior process control engineer with optical fiber experience. This role is a hands on position therefore manufacturing experience is required.

In this role you will have an opportunity to work on the full life cycle of the project and have a real impact!

Your daily duties:

- Improving the reliability and control on all our optical fiber manufacturing processes from beginning to end, including measurements;
- Identifying yield and efficiency improvements by reducing costs and minimising bottlenecks; including maximizing the use of automation and digitalization and analysing of the various process parameters
- Advising on equipment modification to enable process changes and improvement for both existing, and new, products; including software and hardware equipment engineering;
- Identifying possible changes or improvements to raw materials, components and / or process parameters to ensure quality is continuously improved and disruption to production kept to a minimum;
- Reading and writing technical reports and specifications;
- Initiating, designing and implementing new ideas in collaboration with both the R&D and Production teams.

Key Skills required:

* 3-5 years' experience in advanced process control, including programming skills and ability to use commercial software/firmware to design Human Machine Interface and Data Acquisition systems.
* Experience in the field of optical fiber manufacturing is a significant plus.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills including a proven record of process control and SPC.

If you are interested in this role please call Danielle on or email danielle @

ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd) is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.