Senior Vacuum Furnace Engineer / Chemical Vapour Deposition Technician (CVD) with experience constructing, testing and bringing on-line new vacuum furnaces / CVD equipment required for a growing high-tech company that's innovating next generation technologies in the green, renewable energy space.
SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum (depending on experience) + Benefits
LOCATION: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full-Time
We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Senior Vacuum Furnace Engineer / Chemical Vapour Deposition Technician (CVD) with experience constructing, testing and bringing on-line new vacuum furnaces / CVD equipment.
This role represents a chance to enter an innovative company at the beginning of a new growth phase and thus grow with it.
Working as the Senior Vacuum Furnace Engineer / Chemical Vapour Deposition Technician (CVD) you will use your technical experience constructing and maintaining vacuum furnaces or CVD equipment to support the development and deposition of ceramic thin films on graphite wafer substrates.
Currently the company is building a small CVD tool for experimental purposes, with a view to scaling up once the deposition process has been optimised.
As Senior Vacuum Furnace Engineer / Chemical Vapour Deposition Technician (CVD) you will lead the technical aspects of design, build, testing and maintenance of both the experimental and scale up equipment.
The company is looking for someone hands-on, experienced, and capable who can take considerable technical responsibility for the CVD equipment.
If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV and a cover letter explaining why you fit the role as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
The company provide specialist services to the MOCVD industry. They have over forty years’ experience manufacturing bespoke high temperature process furnaces for the Material Sciences sector. Having designed and installed some of the first MOCVD machines in the world, they have exceptional knowledge and experience when it comes to understanding the problems faced by today’s epitaxial engineers. The company currently provides three primary areas of service; Graphite Cleaning, Graphite Purification and Graphite Coating.
Your responsibilities as the Senior Vacuum Furnace Engineer / Chemical Vapour Deposition Technician (CVD) will include:
Small, experimental CVD tool
- System testing, including heating, gas flow and pressure systems
- Carrying out equipment modifications with support from other technicians
- General equipment maintenance and cleaning
- Day-to-day running of the CVD equipment and deposition system
- Maintaining stocks and spare parts
Large, scale-up CVD tool
- Supporting the design process
- Leading the construction and testing phases
- General equipment maintenance
- Supporting the training of new technicians as the project scales up
- Direct responsibility for your technical team
- Experience constructing, testing and bringing on-line new vacuum furnaces / CVD equipment
- Experience maintaining vacuum furnaces / CVD equipment
- Ability to identify causes of equipment failure and carry out the repair process
- Ability to work autonomously and organise own workload
- Prior experience running vacuum furnaces / CVD equipment
- Knowledge and experience of chemical vapour deposition processes
The business is an equal opportunities company who support equality, diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from all sections of society.
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV and a cover letter explaining why you fit the role to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.
JOB REF: AWDO-P6208
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