Senior Physicist - Magnet Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
£25000 - £50000 per annum
12 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Manpower UK
Job Type
My client who is a designer and Manufacturer of Superconducting Magnets and Cryogenic and ultra -low temperature systems are recruiting for a Senior Physicist / Magnet Engineer to join their team.

Key Responsibilities:
*Modelling of magnetic (mainly superconducting) systems using industry standard tools including OPERA, COMSOL Multiphysics and other analytical tools.
*Design and development of cryogenic and cryogen-free superconducting magnet systems.
*Generation of line-up information for the drawing office; checking and approving of detailed drawings.
*Generation of working instructions and procedures in accordance with the Company's ISO9001 Quality Assurance policy.
*Project management of projects and parts of major projects.
*Specifying and conducting tests in the workshop; recording and interpreting results in accordance with quality and health & safety policies.
*Liaison with partners and suppliers in all parts of the world as required.
*Generation of technical reports for internal use and external publication.
*Fostering relationships and links with existing customers and suppliers, and with potential new customers in academia and industry.
*Dealing with queries from customers and collaborators, supplying information in the relevant format in a concise and timely manner.
*Keeping up to date with relevant technology and disseminating information within the Company.

Qualifications / Experience:
*Degree qualified in physics or a physical science course, possibly to PhD level.
*Expertise and knowledge of a subset of the following:
*Superconducting magnet design
*OPERA 2D / 3D - Static magnetic and transient analysis
*COMSOL Multiphysics simulation software package
*Superconducting joint design
*Quench protection design
*Persistent switch design
*Impregnation techniques for magnet designs
*Cryogenic vessel heat load calculations

You will be required to have a high standard of spoken and written English, be an effective problem solver and have good communication skills. In return you will receive excellent company benefits including flex time and the option to owe up to a week's holiday or keep a week rolling over per year. Overtime is offered and you can bank extra hours to use as holiday another time. Free parking, 23 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension and a positive working environment. The salary for this is negotiable dependant on experience, if you would like to discuss in further detail then please contact Lianne on 01865 245257 or apply online!

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