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 New Position Senior Design Engineer

Full Time

Depending upon experience


Sept 2022


PSEL is a fast-growing specialist imaging equipment manufacturer based in East Sussex. The company has 20 employees and is part of the Tibidabo Scientific Industries group of companies. The growth of the company has created the need to hire a Senior Design Engineer to add to the team.


The company develops and manufactures a wide range of products, including a range of x-ray, short wave infra-red, CMOS and intensified cameras, and Laue diffraction systems. The incumbent will have a background in mechanical engineering and/or design and have experience in supervising other design engineers on daily basis. An understanding of camera assemblies would be beneficial but not essential. would be beneficial. The products produced are custom imaging devices for industry and scientific research.



  • This role contributes to the overall achievement of production output, cost, and quality KPI targets.
  • The role is Monday to Friday working within ‘office-type’ hours.

Key Results Areas

  1. Supervisory Duties
  • Supervising a small team of mechanical design engineers
  • Setting and adjusting priorities for engineers to meet business needs
  • Ensuring that fundamental design rules and principles in the quality design of cameras and systems are applied by all design engineers
  • Providing assistance in the design of products to other design engineers


  1. Operational duties
  • Design new products
  • Modify existing design as required
  • Design jigs and fixtures
  • Set up Bill of Materials
  • Maintain current issue number of all parts released for manufacture
  • Material specification
  • Identify suitable suppliers and obtain quotes for non-standard mechanical parts
  • Provide outline drawings for sales enquiries
  • Liaise with customers when necessary to suitably define/describe the design requirements
  • Mechanical duties
  • Occasional assistance in assembly of designed units (especially on new product introduction)


  1. Human Resource


  • Promote and uphold company performance standards and ideology (quality, continuous improvement, housekeeping & work ethic).

Staff Training & Development

  • Identify, justify and undertake external appropriate training which will be beneficial to PSEL


  • Aim for the following operational excellence.
    • Right first time
    • High productivity
    • High efficiency
    • High effectiveness
  1. Health & Safety
  • Promote & maintain awareness and compliance of H&S in accordance with best practices and legal requirements.
  1. Ad hoc
  • The role may include other reasonable duties/tasks from time to time.

Key Interfaces

  • Other engineers (software, process, test and hardware) to share opinions and problems
  • Production staff (to understand design for manufacture inputs)
  • Sales (to understand if customer spec has been met)

Job Description – Senior Design Engineer

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