Senior Physicist / Magnet Engineer

Posted 25 September by We Are SSG

Senior Physicist / Magnet Engineer

Our client is a leading manufacturer of superconducting magnets and cryogenic systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Modelling of magnetic (mainly superconducting) systems using industry standard tools including OPERA, COMSOL Multiphysics and other analytical tools.
  • Design and development of cryogenic and cryogen-free superconducting magnet systems.
  • Generation of line-up information for the drawing office; checking and approving of detailed drawings.
  • Generation of working instructions and procedures in accordance with the Company`s ISO9001 Quality Assurance policy.
  • Project management of projects and parts of major projects.
  • Specifying and conducting tests in the workshop; recording and interpreting results in accordance with quality and health & safety policies.
  • Liaison with partners and suppliers in all parts of the world as required.
  • Generation of technical reports for internal use and external publication.


Qualifications / Experience

  • Degree qualified in physics or a physical science course, possibly to PhD level.
  • Expertise and knowledge of a subset of the following:
    • Superconducting magnet design
    • OPERA 2D / 3D - Static magnetic and transient analysis, COMSOL Multiphysics simulation software package
    • Superconducting joint, quench protection and Persistent switch design
    • Impregnation techniques for magnet designs
    • Cryogenic vessel heat load calculations


Personal Attributes

  • High standard of spoken and written English. Good interpersonal communicator
  • Effective problem solver
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a fast-paced team

Required skills

  • Physicist
  • Magnet Engineer

Application questions

Do you have relevant qualification for this role?
Do you have similar previous expeience?
Are you happy to work on a permanent contract?
Do you have knolwedge of any of the following: OPERA, COMSOL or Multiphysics ?
Are you based in Oxford or happy to relocate to Oxford?

Reference: 33386324

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