Lead Sensor Engineer

Lead Sensor Engineer

Job Title: Lead Sensor Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire, England
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896754_1585927667
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2020 16:27

Job Description

Our client is a world leader in the provision of high-technology power conversion and control solutions, signature management systems, underwater measurement ranges and high integrity sensors for a wide range of defence applications.

They are looking for a Lead Sensor Engineer to be based out of their site in Staffordshire.

The Lead Sensor Engineer is a key role within the world leading Sensor team, working on the design and supply of magnetic and electric field sensors. The team possesses capabilities that span from detailed modelling of sensor chemistry and magnetic fields to the definition, design, integration and commission of these sensors and their associated electronics worldwide. This role will be part of a close-knit friendly hardware team focused on maintaining this recognised technical excellence.

This role will lead the development and support of new and existing sensors and sensor systems. You will become the expert in magnetic and electric field sensors for the company and this will require you to be involved in all aspects of the design lifecycle from strategy through bid support to design and support to production.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified, ideally to degree level, in a relevant engineering subject. You will have knowledge of low noise analogue electronics design, the design of A/Ds and an understanding of materials and the mechanical integration of electronic systems. You will also have a basic understanding of data communications networks, selection of data switches etc.

You will ideally have prior knowledge of magnetic or electric field sensors and will need to be willing to learn the background chemistry associated with electric field sensors, with the ability to gain an understanding of magnetic sensing technology.

You will need to have a proactive approach to engineering and problem solving with some understanding of project management and document writing from proposals to test and technical documents.


*Lead Sensor Engineer
*£negotiable plus benefits

Key Skills: Sensors, Field Sensors, Electric, Magnetic, Magnetic Sensing, Low Noise, Analogue, Sensor Chemistry, Magnetic Fields, Sensor Engineer.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.