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Mechanical Project Engineer
Diamond Light Source
Are you looking for a change and want to help tackle some of the big issues challenging us today?
Reducing the cost of the next generation of batteries?
Better diagnosis for brain cancer?
Supporting research around COVID-19?

As an Engineer at Diamond you could have a critical role working with leading scientists to tackle some of these big issues.

About Us
Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron; a huge scientific facility designed to produce very intense beams of X-rays, infrared and ultraviolet light. Engineering at Diamond enables our scientists to use synchrotron light to study a vast range of subject matter, from new medicines and treatments for disease to innovative engineering and cutting-edge technology.

At Diamond we are currently planning a major upgrade of the facility, known as Diamond-II. Diamond-II will combine a new machine and new beamlines with a comprehensive series of upgrades to optics, detectors, sample environments, sample delivery capabilities and computing, which will ultimately generate an even more brilliant light source at a higher energy.

About the Role
We now have an opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Project Engineer to join our team, developing state of the art facilities to deliver ground-breaking scientific research.

This role will work on the development of beamlines, many of which are supporting research in life science including work directly related to COVID-19.

You will play a critical role in working collaboratively with scientists, technicians and other engineers.

This position will also make a significant contribution to the Diamond-II upgrade.
Link: https://vacancies.diamond.ac.uk/vacancy/mechanical-project-engineer-450261.html
Senior Mechanical Project Engineer
Diamond Light Source
About Us

Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron; a huge scientific facility designed to produce very intense beams of X-rays, infrared and ultraviolet light. Engineering at Diamond enables our scientists to use synchrotron light to study a vast range of subject matter, from new medicines and treatments for disease to innovative engineering and cutting-edge technology.

At Diamond we are currently planning a major upgrade of the facility, known as Diamond-II. Diamond-II will combine a new machine and new beamlines with a comprehensive series of upgrades to optics, detectors, sample environments, sample delivery capabilities and computing, which will ultimately generate an even more brilliant light source at a higher energy.



About the Role
We now have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Mechanical Project Engineer to join our team developing state of the art facilities to deliver ground breaking scientific research.

This role is to work on the development of beamlines, many of which are supporting research in life science including work directly related to COVID-19, as well as making a significant contribution to the Diamond-II upgrade.

You will play a critical role in working collaboratively with scientists, technicians and other engineers, leading a small team of Engineering designers.
Link: https://vacancies.diamond.ac.uk/vacancy/senior-mechanical-project-engineer-450259.html
Electrical Design Engineer
Diamond Light Source
About Us

Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron; a huge scientific facility designed to produce very intense beams of X-rays, infrared and ultraviolet light. Engineering at Diamond enables our scientists to use synchrotron light to study a vast range of subject matter, from new medicines and treatments for disease to innovative engineering and cutting-edge technology.

At Diamond we are currently planning a major upgrade of the facility, known as Diamond-II. Diamond-II will combine a new machine and new beamlines with a comprehensive series of upgrades to optics, detectors, sample environments, sample delivery capabilities and computing, which will ultimately generate an even more brilliant light source at a higher energy.

About the Role

We now have several opportunities for talented Electrical Design Engineers to join our Engineering team to provide electrical engineering design support to the technical systems of the Diamond facility, and to contribute to the Diamond-II upgrade project.

The Engineering team plays a key role in the design, development and construction of the Accelerators and Beamlines that generate and transport light to the scientific samples.

The role is responsible for:

Working with internal and external scientific and engineering colleagues to produce electrical systems designs for a variety of projects including precision positioning controls for optical systems, vacuum control systems, machinery controls, safety circuits and LV systems.
Developing and applying expertise in technologies such as programmable logic controllers, motion controls, distributed I/O, instrumentation and pneumatic controls.
Use of electrical CAD software and AutoCAD to produce schematics, hook-ups and other electrical design documentation.
Producing high quality detailed electrical drawings.
Contributing to design reviews and system verification and validation.
Maintaining and updating engineering drawings and documentation on projects.
Power Supplies Engineer / Senior Power Supplies Engineer
Diamond Light Source
The Power Supplies group is responsible for over 1300 high precision and high stability power supplies used to power the electromagnets on Diamond’s accelerators. These electromagnets bend and focus the electron beam as it travels around the accelerators. The power supplies are some of the most precise and stable power supplies in the world, ranging between 5A at 20v up to 1000A at 2000V. These are typically using MOSFET and IGBT switching technology. Whilst a majority of the power supplies are DC with long term current stability of 50ppm, there are also 5Hz AC cycling power supplies rated up to 2MVA, and also pulsed power supplies with instantaneous power ratings up to 7.5MW.

Diamond is planning a multi-million pound upgrade of the facility, known as Diamond-II, which will generate an even more brilliant light source at a higher energy. As part of this upgrade many new power supplies will be required to further enhance the performance of the accelerator, and we now have an opportunity for an experienced Power Supplies Engineer or Senior Power Supplies Engineer to assist with the design, procurement and testing of these new power supplies, as well as the day-to-day challenges of operating high performance magnet power supplies.

Further responsibilities will include:

Providing technical knowledge and practical experience of switched mode power supplies.
Producing concept designs, layouts, assembly drawings and detailed manufacturing drawings employing AutoCAD and Cadence Design Suite software.
Applying knowledge of circuit simulation techniques.
Maintaining and updating engineering drawings and documentation on projects.
Assisting in / creation of detailed power supply technical specifications.
Testing and characterising prototype power supplies.
Link: https://vacancies.diamond.ac.uk/vacancy/power-supplies-engineer-senior-power-supplies-engineer-451103.html
Mechanical Design Engineer
Diamond Light Source
Diamond Light Source now have an opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Engineering team in the development of innovative equipment that enables world class scientific research to take place at Diamond.

The Engineering team plays a key role in the design, development and construction of the Accelerators and Beamlines that generate and transport light to the scientific samples.

The role is responsible for:

Using CAE design tools such as PTC Creo and AutoCAD (2D) to produce engineering information, such as 3D models, assembly drawings and detailed manufacturing drawings.
Preparing manufacturing drawings using Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing according to BS8888 and other relevant BS standards.
Applying knowledge of structural, precision engineering and thermal design where required to design reliable products.
Using hand calculations and finite element analysis, in order to verify engineering designs.
Working closely with internal and external scientific and engineering staff to produce mechanical designs for projects.
Preparation of technical information in support of procurement activities.
Contributing to hazard analysis and risk assessment exercises.
Maintaining and updating engineering drawings and documentations on projects.
This position will also make a significant contribution to the Diamond-II upgrade.
Link: https://vacancies.diamond.ac.uk/vacancy/mechanical-design-engineer-450267.html
Experimental Data Engineer
SESAME
The Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) has been established in Jordan, under the auspices of UNESCO. SESAME is a third generation light source facility, with an electron beam energy of 2.5 GeV. Its mission is to promote international collaboration in the Middle East and neighboring countries using synchrotron light for basic and applied research. Three beamlines (XAFS/XRF, IR and MS) are currently in operation and open to external users. A fourth and fifth beamline (for X-ray tomography and soft X-ray spectroscopy) are under construction and are expected to come into operation in 2022. We are hiring an experimental data engineer to be associated with the Data Collection and Analysis team of the Scientific Sector at SESAME.
The responsibilities of the candidate will be:
• To design, develop, implement and maintain software for the beamlines data acquisition systems.
• To establish procedures and workflows for experimental data collection and experiment automation.
• The tasks will range from high level instrument programming and scripting of experimental workflows managing high data rates to data processing and visualization.
Link: https://www.sesame.org.jo/node/693
Mechanical Enlgineer
European Moelecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
At EMBL Hamburg an exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Mechanical Engineer to strengthen the instrumentation team in the construction of new instruments for synchrotron beamlines at the existing PETRA III and the planned future PETRA IV synchrotron. The Hamburg Unit of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory is in charge of four experimental stations on the PETRA III synchrotron, one of the world brightest X-rays sources run by DESY in Hamburg (https://www.embl-hamburg.de/services/ ). These experimental stations operate 24/7 and are used by hundreds of international users every year for addressing their research questions in Structural Biology. Mechanics with precisions in the µm and nm range are needed for conditioning and controlling X-ray beams and for handling small and fragile biological samples. Many components operate under cryogenic and/or UHV conditions.
You will participate in the construction, installation and commissioning of synchrotron beamline instruments, prototypes, and entire experimental setups. Tasks will include developing innovative ideas for experimental challenges, installation and characterization of prototypes, iterative improvements and troubleshooting, leading potentially to commercializable products. You will be involved in the beamline instrument development for the next generation synchrotron PETRA IV. You will work in an international team of technicians, engineers and scientists. You will support scientists in finding technical solutions for complex experimental problems and you will support user operation at the beamlines.
Link: https://www.embl.org/jobs/position/HH00194
Mechanical Engineer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The Mechanical Engineering group in Research Accelerator Division (RAD) is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work at the Spallation Neutron Source. The Mechanical Engineer will execute and oversee the design, construction, and installation of a wide range of equipment for the accelerator.
Link: https://jobs.ornl.gov/job/Oak-Ridge-Mechanical-Engineer-TN-37830/765682700/?locale=en_US
Mechanical Engineer
Synchrotron SOLEIL
The Mechanical Engineering group in Synchrotron SOLEIL is seeking Mechanical Engineers with various specialties (precision mechanics, thermal FE simulation expert, etc.…). The Mechanical Engineer will undertake the design, construction, and installation of accelerator and/or beamline equipment and make a significant contribution to SOLEIL upgrade project.
Survey & Alignment Section Leader
Advanced Photon Source - Argonne National Laboratory
Leads, plans, coordinates, and sets the priorities of the Survey & Alignment Section (S&A) within the Mechanical Engineering and Design group (MED) of the APS Engineering Support Division (AES). Manages, leads, and mentors the members of the section. S&A section provides all metrology and survey & alignment services for a smooth operation of the entire APS facility. This work includes maintenance of three-dimensional reference control networks, statistical analysis and adjustment of collected geodetic measurements, dimensional inspection and fiducialization of accelerator and beamlines components, as well as three-dimensional positioning of these components within the APS subsystems to a very high degree of accuracy. The S&A Section Leader manages the day-to-day operations, personnel, budget, projects, as well as R&D activities of the section. Develops and executes plans for the section in alignment with the Division’s and MED group’s strategic goals. Cultivates a safe work environment and culture within the section. Presents the section’s activities to the laboratory management. Communicates projects and activities to other laboratories and throughout the world and proposes collaborations.
Link: https://argonne.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Argonne_Careers/job/Argonne-National-Laboratory/Survey-and-Alignment-Section-Leader_410260
Maschineningenieurin / Maschineningenieur
Paul Scherrer Institut PSI
Ihr Aufgabenbereich umfasst die Entwicklung und Konstruktion von Experimentiereinrichtungen für das Grossprojekt SLS 2.0 an der Synchrotron Lichtquelle Schweiz (SLS). Dabei erarbeiten Sie gemeinsam im Team die Anlagen von der Konzeption bis zur Detailkonstruktion. Ausserdem helfen Sie bei der Überwachung ihrer Umsetzung in die Praxis. Zu Ihren Aufgaben gehören dabei auch Finite-Elemente-Berechnungen mit ANSYS. Sie sorgen dafür, dass die geeigneten Herstellungsprozesse und Produktfunktionalitäten unter Berücksichtigung sicherheitstechnischer sowie ökologischer Aspekte Anwendung finden. Zudem sorgen Sie für die Bereitstellung der technischen Unterlagen für die Fertigung, Montage und Betrieb der Komponenten und Anlagen.
Link: https://www.psi.ch/de/pa/stellenangebote/45963-maschineningenieurin-maschineningenieur
Vacuum Engineer
Allectra GmbH
3-year partially government-funded research project, for development of innovative vacuum technology, electrical and optical feedthroughs, with possibility to develop to a permanent position, we are looking to pre-select potential candidates, German (essential) and English language skills requested. Allectra is an equal-opportunity employer.
Link: http://www.allectra.com
Mechanical Engineer for Beamline Instrumentation
AXILON AG
AXILON is a well-established supplier for state-of-the art components and systems for scientific instrumentation. For our activities in the field of x-ray beamlines we are interested to increase our team of experts by a mechanical engineer with experience in ultra-precision mechanics under vacuum. Please get in touch with us, in case this could be of interest for you.
Link: http:\\www.axilon.de
Electrical Engineer for Beamline Instrumentation
AXILON AG
AXILON is a well-established supplier for state-of-the art components and systems for scientific instrumentation. For our activities in the field of x-ray beamlines we are interested to increase our team of experts by an electrical engineer with experience in beamline instrumentation and possibly controls of ultra-precision mechanics. Please get in touch with us, in case this could be of interest for you.
Link: http://www.axilon.de
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