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Job details

Senior Physicist / Magnet Engineer

About this job

Company & location
Scientific Magnetics Ltd, United Kingdom
Last updated
Jul 14, 2017

Scientific Magnetics is a leading manufacturer of superconducting magnets and helium-free cryogenic systems, based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. In line with our exciting expansion plans, we are hiring across a number of business-critical functions.

Reporting to the Technical Director

Position: Full Time

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

Personal Attributes

  • The post requires the following skills:
  • High standard of spoken and written English
  • Effective problem solver
  • Good interpersonal communicator.
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a fast-paced team

To apply, please send your CV to jobs@scientificmagnetics.co.uk