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Cryogenics Engineer

Date:  11-Oct-2021

Oxford, GB

Job Function:  Technical
Business Unit:  NanoScience

At Oxford Instruments, we enable the world’s leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level. Our customers use our NanoScience ultra-low temperature and high magnetic field environments to go beyond what was once thought possible, whether that’s creating Nobel Prize winning materials or developing quantum computers to solve the world’s most complex problems.




At Oxford Instruments, we provide high technology instrumentation products and services to the world's leading industrial companies and scientific research communities. We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Cryogenics Engineer to join our team.  If you are looking for an opportunity to develop your experience in cryogenics and work with more complex systems, then this is the role for you!



The opportunity



In this role you will be responsible for the development and validation of cryogenic systems to meet customer requirements. You will need to generate an in depth understanding of market applications and produce concept designs to meet those applications.  This will include producing specifications and concept costing, design for risk and risk mitigation, as well as contributing to the safety design and verification testing.  You will also be required to produce detailed design guidance and test documentation for complex projects. Providing technical support to manufacturing, our sales and service teams and customers also forms part of this role.



About You



To be successful in this role, you will need to have prior experience in cryogenics and ultra-low temperature systems and understand the applications and design features of complex integrated systems.  It is likely that you will have a degree or PhD in a relevant engineering or science discipline.  It is essential that you have experience in cryogenic design, ideally with knowledge of liquid helium refrigeration and associated techniques.  Experience of the design and modelling of cryogenic heat-exchangers and analysing complex cryogenic systems, is also essential, together with experience in verification and validation methods and design of experiments.  It would be ideal if you were experienced in the use of FMEA, risk analysis and HazOp.  Your ability to work well in a team, resolve technical issues and work well to deadlines will be a real asset.


Closing date - 07/10/21




In addition to a competitive starting salary, Oxford Instruments offers flexible working hours and a half-day on Fridays. We also offer 25 days annual leave, private healthcare, a share incentive plan, a defined contribution Group Personal Pension Plan, and a flexible benefits package that you can tailor to your own requirements. We also invest in our talented employees by supporting them in their ongoing career and development so that they reach their full potential. We care and work hard to provide a workplace where you can grow and learn.  #LI-JR1




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Note to recruitment agencies: Oxford Instruments operates a Preferred Supplier List, and we do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not forward candidate details in response to this advert, or to any Oxford Instruments employees or other company locations. Oxford Instruments is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.