Job Opportunities at PSI Ltd

PSI Ltd is a rapidly expanding organisation and is regularly seeking new personnel to further develop its expertise in all areas of its business. If you are interested in exploring opportunities at PSI, please send/email us your CV with a covering letter describing your experience and career objectives.

Global focus on lowering CO2 emissions and the drive for renewable energy systems is continuously increasing demand for the special alloy metal powders produced using PSI designed and manufactured atomising systems, and we now wish to expand our production engineering team.

 


 

PSI Ltd has the following vacancies for engineers to support new business growth;

1.  R&D Applications Scientist

2. Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

3. Office Administrator

4. Sales Contracts Administrator

Competitive salaries and company benefits offered according to engineering experience and skills

Please submit up to date CV and covering letter by email to; info@psiltd.co.uk

Further job details provided upon request

Note: Direct applications only, no recruitment agencies


RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS SCIENTIST

Phoenix Scientific Industries Ltd (PSI) designs, manufactures and installs capital equipment for the Advanced Materials industry, ranging from small R&D systems for universities and institutions, through to large scale industrial production units for corporate enterprises across the globe.

Although our product and technology range span many aspects of the industrial metallurgy sector, we are best known for the design of gas atomisation technology essential to produce high performance metal powders.

Design technologies typically include gas atomisation, induction heating, fluid Physics, chemical vapour deposition, fluidised beds physical vapour deposition, wire casting and melt spinning and thermal vacuum and pressure systems.

Our systems are sold throughout the world, requiring design disciplines that encompass and combine cost effective design innovation with operational simplicity.

Global focus on lowering CO2 emissions and the drive for renewable energy systems is continuously increasing demand for the special materials produced using PSI designed and manufactured atomising systems, and we now wish to expand our scientific project team.

We are seeking a Research and Development Scientist who can clearly demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the global materials industry combined with proven research management experience in a commercially orientated environment.

This role within the Company offers the successful candidate the opportunity for continual professional development, occasional international travel, and stimulating applications research work in several key material sectors within a growing global market.

Job Specification & Qualifications

  • Post Doctorate – PhD in a relevant subject – ideally Research and Development Material Science / Metallurgy but chemical engineering, physical chemistry maybe considered.
  • Job role reportable to Research and Technology Manager.
  • Must be seeking a long-term role in a growing Commercial / R&D environment.
  • Will be a team member of PSI Research & Development, new systems projects, spanning both Government and Corporate funded contracts.
  • Technical / Scientific support of technical sales on specific applications including PSI rapid solidification equipment.
  • Represent PSI during conferences, video Team’s meetings and overseas exhibitions.
  • Will manage the ongoing critical analysis review of PSI technology and products to ensure optimum performance and cost benefits.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills to facilitate close working relationships with Customer, funding partners and PSI personnel.
  • Demonstrable ability to work consistently under times of pressure.
  • A self-motivated personality, with the drive to achieve excellence in all activities undertaken.
  • The role may also include other tasks and duties that may be required as directed by the Research and Development Manager.
  • The role is predominantly office based but may involve occasional UK travel and short overseas visits in support of our worldwide customer base.

Apply by submitting your CV to info@psiltd.co.uk 

Salary:IRO – £32,500.00 to £40,000 pa depending on experience
Location:Hailsham, East Sussex
Essentials:Full UK Driving Licence and ability to travel globally as required
Must be a UK resident and Passport holder
Working Hours:08:30 to 17:00 – Monday to Friday – 60min lunch break – 12:30- 13:30
Holiday entitlement:Year-1 = 20 days / Year 2 onwards = 25 days
(Plus, Bank holidays)
Company Benefits:Private Health Insurance, Company Pension Scheme
(Both after trial qualification period completion)

SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER

Objectives

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for the interpretation of technical specification requirements, Engineering detailed design, CAD modelling and production of all relevant technical documentation.

Responsible to:  Engineering Manager

Candidate Profile

  • The candidate must be able to demonstrate a combination of technical experience, people and business skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • They will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to improvement and attainment of quality standards in all of the services provided.  They will be able to work consistently under times of pressure.
  • Working knowledge and proficiency of Autodesk Inventor 3D / Vault or Solid Works / PDM is highly desirable.
  • Must have a sound understanding of engineering principles and relevant standards.
  • Must have ability to calculate and assess engineering problems, using both hand calculations and software analysis (CFD & FEA).
  • Ability to design for Vacuum, Pressure, Water, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, High pressure Gas and thermal technologies.
  • Control and Instrumentation knowledge or experience would be a bonus.
  • The candidate will be self-motivated, with good verbal, writing and communication skills at senior management level. They should be able to demonstrate a full knowledge of the skills and behaviours required to efficiently complete the necessary tasks required of the Design Office and to have experience in a similar environment. 
  • They will demonstrate perseverance, patience and the ability to work to pre agreed schedules.
  • A full driving licence is essential, as is a current British Passport and the ability and willingness to occasionally travel to any country in the world for short time durations.

Main Duties

  • Applying a minimum of five years engineering knowledge and experience to enable the competent and effective design of PSI systems / equipment.
  • Application of professional design skills, using PSI licensed Autodesk Inventor and Vault 3D modelling software while ensuring safe orderly storage of requisite drawing files.
  • Designing all types of equipment and systems for Vacuum, Pressure, Water, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, High pressure Gas and Induction heating.
  • Awareness of European pressure standards and directives and critical pressure safety systems and system CE approval process.
  • In conjunction with Project Engineering working to agreed deadlines with a focussed approach to given tasks.
  • Active senior team member will contribute to project development with diligent positive approach to challenging situations.
  • Production of Bills of Materials – containing sub-assemblies, components and purchased items.
  • Application of the PSI Design office practices with a sound understanding of Standard Procedures.
  • Actively participate and train other team members in problem solving tasks with the Design Office Team.
  • The ability to actively engage in technical knowledge building tasks and participate in any training requirements that the company deems to be necessary.

Apply by submitting your CV to info@psiltd.co.uk 

Salary:Salary negotiable IRO £40,000.00 to £60,000.00 pa.
Monthly Paid via Bank transfer last day of each calendar month
Location:Hailsham, East Sussex
Essentials:Full UK Driving Licence and ability to travel globally occasionally (Fully expensed) as required
Working Hours:08:30 to 17:00 – Monday to Friday (exc. Bank holidays) 60 min lunch break – Total 37½ hours per week
Annual Profit Sharing Scheme:January to December – Pro-rata membership in Year-1, Full Membership thereafter
Holiday entitlement:25 days paid holiday per year includes Christmas / New Year closure (exc. Bank holidays)
Other Benefits:Auto enrolment membership of Company pension scheme –Private Health Insurance etc – after qualification period

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Phoenix Scientific Industries Ltd (PSI) is expanding due to the sustained and rapid expansion of the Powder Metallurgy industry. This is driven in part by the new technology of Additive Manufacturing (3D metal printing) which is rapidly displacing other metal forming technologies.The job role would be suited to a keen enthusiastic individual that is looking for career advancement in a multi-disciplined, leading technology privately owned company environment.

Duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Preparing spares sales orders and despatch documentation  
  • Preparing powder sales orders and despatch documentation
  • Liaising with suppliers concerning analysis of powders
  • Assisting with office email distribution and filing on contracts file   
  • Assisting with preparation of holiday and sickness spreadsheets  
  • Assisting with raising purchase orders on access database 
  • Assistance with marketing activities – exhibitions , trade advertisements , promotions 

The role is based in Hailsham, East Sussex and reports to the Office Manager:

Apply by submitting your CV to info@psiltd.co.uk 

Salary:Starting IRO – £20-£22k per year depending on experience
Location:Hailsham, East Sussex
Essentials:Must be a UK resident and Passport holder
Working Hours:08:30 to 17:00 – Monday to Friday – 60min lunch break – 12:30- 13:30
Holiday entitlement:Paid 20 – 25 days (Plus, UK Bank holidays)
Company Benefits:Private Health Insurance, Company Pension Scheme
Productivity bonus and annual merit review after qualification period
Sickness – annual allowance fully paid
(after trial qualification period completion)

SALES CONTRACTS ADMINISTRATOR

Phoenix Scientific Industries Ltd (PSI) is expanding due to the sustained and rapid expansion of the Powder Metallurgy industry. This is driven in part by the new technology of Additive Manufacturing (3D metal printing) which is rapidly displacing other metal forming technologies.The job role would be suited to a keen enthusiastic individual that is looking for career advancement in a multi-disciplined, leading technology privately owned company environment.

Duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Maintain Engineering System sales pipeline
  • Follow up Engineering System sales enquiries
  • Prepare detailed Engineering System tenders , quotations and specifications  
  • Prepare detailed Engineering Contract documentation – prior to commercial and legal review 
  • Check customer contractual terms and conditions and identify potential risks
  • Prepare sales invoices
  • Prepare for and apply for export licences  
  • Agree insurance and shipping terms and prepare shipping documentation
  • Prepare draft letters of credit
  • Assistance with marketing activities – exhibitions , trade advertisements , promotions 

The role is based in Hailsham, East Sussex and reports to the Director of Sales:

Apply by submitting your CV to info@psiltd.co.uk 

Salary:Starting IRO – £30k per year depending on experience
Location:Hailsham, East Sussex
Essentials:Must be a UK resident and Passport holder
Working Hours:08:30 to 17:00 – Monday to Friday – 60min lunch break – 12:30- 13:30
Holiday entitlement:Paid 20 – 25 days (Plus, UK Bank holidays)
Company Benefits:Private Health Insurance, Company Pension Scheme
Productivity bonus and annual merit review after qualification period
Sickness – annual allowance fully paid
(after trial qualification period completion)