Senior Physicist / Magnet Engineer

Posted 25 September by We Are SSG

Senior Physicist / Magnet Engineer

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.
  • Fostering relationships and links with existing customers and suppliers, and with potential new customers in academia and industry.
  • Dealing with queries from customers and collaborators, supplying information in the relevant format in a concise and timely manner.
  • Keeping up to date with relevant technology and disseminating information within the Company.

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 design
    • Quench protection design
    • Persistent switch design
    • Impregnation techniques for magnet designs
    • Cryogenic vessel heat load calculations

Personal Attributes

The post requires the following skills:

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

Required skills

  • Senior Physicist / Magnet Engineer

Application questions

Do you have a Physics degree?
Do you have experience in Cryogenics or Superconducting?
Are you happy to work in Abingdon?

Reference: 33389242

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