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Senior Controls and Electronics Engineer - Glasgow

Ref: 827 Date Posted: Monday 19 Jun 2023

As Senior Controls and Electronics Engineer, you will play a key role in driving the design and development of our generator control systems from conception to manufacture.  Identification and evaluation of new methods, suppliers and processes will be critical in improving quality, functionality and performance through innovative design.

Working with the Product and Design Engineering Group and as part of the senior team, you will be based at Head Office, Inchinnan and at our Rapid Prototyping Unit in Port Glasgow. Reporting to Head of Design Engineering, you will be responsible for setting and maintaining best practice across several Design and Development Teams. With a relevant qualification and/or relevant experience you will bring a genuine passion for technology and a robust understanding of controls and electronic systems from a hardware and firmware perspective.

You will be comfortable working in a hands-on capacity and bring a fresh approach to problem solving. You will be responsible for:

  • Creating and ensuring code generation is consistent across various projects
  • Communicating status of strategic projects
  • Maintaining a controls focused development roadmap
  • Mentoring other controls focused team members
  • Identifying strategic controls focused projects and seek Board approval as required

Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a senior controls/electronics focused role and have knowledge of the following:

  • Programme creation using MATLAB / Simulink
  • Rapid Prototyping and Concept Engineering
  • Developing connected product or solutions
  • PCB component selection, test and hardware

Our values are structured around our colleagues, our customers and our service, and while our approach and atmosphere within the business is fun, friendly and informal, our priority is always on delivering successful outcomes for our customers. At the heart of Peak is a focus on ‘doing the right thing’, it’s an informal approach but one which is well-known and understood throughout our business.

Established over 20 years, Peak Scientific is a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high-performance gas generators for analytical laboratories, with direct operations in every continent around the world. This success is a result of a continual focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and in directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 650 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of that, as we move into the next phase of growth, consolidation and global expansion with plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution capacity, both in the UK and internationally.

Now is a great time to join us!  This Senior Controls and Electronics Engineer role will be challenging and fast-paced but rewarding and engaging.  On offer in return is a fantastic work life and fun balance, a great work environment, plus the chance to make a real contribution to the future growth and success of a global business.  If you like the sound of our brand and culture, please click APPLY!

Peak Scientific is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their religion and beliefs, race, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability or any other protected classification.



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