Advanced Laser Joining Technologist (KTP Associate) : SPI Lasers Ltd

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Position: Advanced Laser Joining Technologist (KTP Associate)

Based at: SPI Lasers Ltd, Southampton

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 per annum, based on experience

Vacancy ref: 2914

Application closing date: 31st March 2019

Start date: TBC 


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate in a collaborative project between SPI Lasers Ltd. and Cranfield University. This project will embed and exploit novel technical capabilities in laser welding to support fibre laser sales for advanced manufacturing .This position is a 33 month fixed term contract, with a £5,500 dedicated training budget tailored towards your personal development.

Qualifications we require:

You will have a Masters level degree in Materials / Physics / Mechanical Engineering discipline or equivalent. A PhD in a related subject is desirable.


About SPI Lasers Ltd:

SPI Lasers Ltd. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of fibre lasers serving the industrial laser materials processing market through the latest generation single mode fibre lasers. Find out more by visiting:

About KTP:

This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK.  It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position. Please visit: 
If you have questions about this KTP vacancy contact Supriyo Ganguly, Senior Lecturer in Welding Science, on: E: T: +44 (0)1234 750111 Ext. 5054

The successful candidate must possess …

Knowledge in the application of laser processing and an understanding of laser metal interaction principles

Experience of welding / joining / processing of materials and laser processing of materials

Some understanding on characterisation techniques to understand and correlate joint mechanical performance to microstructural features and microconstituents


Essential skills we require as a minimum:

Excellent organisation skills and the ability to communicate at different levels with different groups/audiences

Problem-solving through clear communication and technical aptitude

Working as a part of a large team

Apply now:

Apply online quoting the vacancy ref no above; 

Closing date: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019
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