Machine Vision Applications Engineer- Manufacturing Vision Inspection

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
£45,000 per annum DOE plus private medical + pension
25 Nov 2016
23 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Machine Vision Applications Engineer - Manufacturing Vision Inspection Systems
Leamington Spa 
c£45,000 dependent on experience plus private medical + pension

We are experts in the development and supply of inline vision inspection systems. 

Machine vision inspection is widely recognised as a key technology for the automation of production lines for industries such as Healthcare/Pharmaceutical, Medical/Life Sciences and Food & Beverage sectors. We are proud to count companies such as Heinz, Johnson & Johnson and MG America as customers.

We believe that our employees are our greatest asset. We go to great lengths to attract, inspire and reward talent and hard work. We provide attractive compensation and benefits offerings as part of the reward for your commitment, and aim to expand and provide an environment in which individuals thrive and develop their personal skills. 

We are: 

> Continually developing our product line and understanding technology advances
> Increasing investment in Research & Development activities
> Foccussing on patentable product development
> Increasing our global presence and customer base, having just opened a subsidiary in the USA
> Growing our customer base by delivering industry leading, reliable and dependable systems 
> A great, talented team to work with, and have an open mind for new ideas and methodologies! 

We are looking for a Senior Engineer with at least 5 years’ experience of developing all aspects of Computer based Image Processing Systems.

Reporting to the Technical Director, you’ll be:

> Responsible for delivering innovative solutions to our customer’s optical inspection requirements. 
> This will involve evaluation of suitable approaches for lighting, optics and software approach
> Application development to include development of image processing sequence
> To oversee internal testing of developed systems in preparation for their site deployment
> To work closely with our software engineers to continue to drive the development of our in-house software 
> To develop yourself/ provide guidance to our software engineers on the development of bespoke image processing routines
> To help develop our 3D Image analysis capability
> On site work will be necessary for the purposes of commissioning and occasionally troubleshooting issues with our deployed systems. 
> Adopting and contributing to the Company’s ISO9001 quality procedures

This position would suit a person who meets the following criteria:

> At least 5 years’ experience working with PC based machine Vision Systems including taking an application from evaluation stage through development to successful deployment
> Experience/ competency with either Cognex VisionPro and/or MVTec Halcon and/or Open CV or similar
> .NET (C#, C++ or similar) programming skills. Whilst we have a dedicated software team, the ability to guide the development is essential
> Good oral & written communication skills
> Enjoys working within a team but also confident to work independently
> Excellent attention to detail, process control and goal orientated (deadlines matter!)
> Highly motivated, adaptable and resourceful.

In return for the commitment and skills and that you would bring to our company we offer a competitive salary (dependent on experience), company healthcare and pension scheme and the ability to further your career in an exciting, growing business.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Applications Engineer, Image Processing Systems Engineer, Machine Vision Systems Engineer