Electrical Engineer

Posted 21 February by Christie Medical Physics and Engineering

Lead Engineer Band 7 (Pay Band system up to £43,041) plus agenda for change rates for unsociable working and overtime

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at The Christie for an Electronics Engineer. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible electrical service engineer to join our dynamic Radiotherapy Physics group at The Christie. The successful candidate will have knowledge of electronic/electrical engineering and will join a team of specialist engineers providing a comprehensive repair, maintenance and research development service to the Christie Proton Therapy service. At Band 7 we are looking for an experienced Service Engineer working in healthcare or other industries such as radiopharmaceuticals, semiconductors, ex-Armed Forces / Radar Systems Engineers and other complex electronic systems.

Full manufacturer training will be provided to enable the individual to work independently and become a Lead Engineer.

You will have/develop skills in the following areas: high power RF microwave and x-ray generation, high vacuum systems, motor speed control, electronic position sensing and control, analogue servo control, data acquisition and display, advanced digital imaging, laser alignment, computer control, networking and mechanical engineering and PLC. Duties will involve quality control measurements, fault finding, repairs and planned maintenance of complex radiotherapy equipment.

Ideally, a degree or HND in electronics / electrical engineering or equivalent technical qualification and/or experience is required. Applicants with less experience may be considered and initially appointed at a lower pay band.

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, situated in South Manchester, is the largest cancer treatment centre of its kind in Europe, and an international leader in cancer research and development. The Christie provides a radiotherapy service to a population in excess of 3 million in the Greater Manchester and Cheshire area. The Christie team is in the process of delivering the National Proton Beam Therapy programme in conjunction with UCLH which will be clinical in 2018. Would you like a fulfilling and meaningful job where all your hard work and efforts go towards helping cancer patients through their treatment?

Would you like to be part of this exciting and prestigious national project?

Required skills

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Vacuum
  • Electronic Engineering
  • High Power

Reference: 37339608

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