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PSI Ltd has the following vacancies

Senior Manufacturing Manager

Research & Development – Project Lead

Competitive salaries and company benefits offered according to experience and skills

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

Further job details provided upon request

Note: Direct applications only, no recruitment agencies


Senior Manufacturing Manager

Status – Open
Salary / Rate – £55,000-£75,000 per annum – Private Health Insurance
Location – Hailsham, East Sussex

Phoenix Scientific Industries Ltd (PSI) is entering a phase of rapid expansion into several new areas relating to the technology of metal powders used in Additive Manufacturing (AM). 

The role at PSI is to ensure the on-time delivery of our projects which range in value from £500k to £5M, mainly for export, working with sales, design and purchasing functions.

Also to take a senior position in the operation of our sister company Metal Powder and Process Ltd (MPP), the powder manufacturing operation of the PSI Group.

PSI supply specialist equipment designed and manufactured in-house for the advanced materials industry, our technology is sold throughout the world and offers customers a research or production scale machine to process feedstock material into a refined, alloyed, highly valuable metal powder product.

This role will take responsibility of the full project execution from the design output phase, providing effective leadership and co-ordination of the purchasing, manufacturing, and installation teams. You will use project planning skills and tools to ensure consistent planning, forecasting, budget control, risk management and demonstrate cost savings throughout. The position offers the successful candidate the opportunity for progression to a directorial position as the business achieves its projected plans.

Job Specification & Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline.
  • Reporting to the board of directors, you will bring significant experience in building large scale capital equipment.
  • Experience in locating and developing critical suppliers of high value commercial and fabricated equipment and sub-assemblies.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills to facilitate close working relationships with customers, suppliers, subcontractors, and PSI personnel.
  • Demonstrable ability to work consistently under times of pressure and provide positive leadership to the teams.
  • Ensuring health and safety is always managed across all departments.
  • Hosting of regular production meetings with a focus on ownership and achievement of agreed tasks.
  • Identifying skills opportunities and gaps, recruiting, and maintaining the strength of the teams, holding scheduled performance reviews and motivating staff to achieve objectives and personal development goals.
  • Producing and maintaining SOPs for manufacturing streams.
  • 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 board.

The role is based at PSI’s Hailsham site but may involve occasional UK and overseas visits in support of our worldwide customer base. Due to the nature of the work this role cannot be fulfilled by working on a remote basis.

Essentials:
Full UK Driving Licence and ability to travel globally as required

Job Type: Permanent 
Start Date: Immediate 


Research & Development – Project Lead

Status – Open
Salary / Rate – £45,000-£55,000 per annum – Private Health Insurance
Location – Hailsham, East Sussex

If you have experience leading multi-discipline Research and Development projects, in the areas of Advanced Mechanical Engineering – Physics – Thermofluids – Fluid Mechanics – Materials Engineering – Metallurgy – Additive Manufacturing, Computational Modelling, Controls and Instrumentation – Vacuum Induction Melting, we have a unique opportunity with potential for development for the right candidate.  

Phoenix Scientific Industries (PSI) Ltd supplies specialist equipment designed and manufactured in-house for the Advanced Materials industry with products and technologies that span many aspects of the industry. Our technology is sold throughout the world and offers customers a research or production scale machine to produce refined, alloyed, highly valuable metal powder products for Additive Manufacturing, HIP casting, and many applications. 

Our R&D programs, in partnership with leading Industry partners from Defence, Aerospace, and advanced Manufacturing, as well as leading Universities / Research institutes, are expanding and offer the opportunity for an experienced R&D lead to be involved in exciting new technology developments.  

Reporting to the Director of Research and Technology, this role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to take the lead on our R&D projects, supported by our experienced in-house Engineering, Design and Manufacturing teams.

Job Specification & Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in a relevant subject.
  • Must be seeking a long-term role in a growing Commercial / R&D environment with potential for progression within the department.  
  • Taking the lead on projects of varying technology and materials processes.
  • Effective project management, financial forecasting, technical and project risk management, quarterly review meetings with partners, technical leadership of partners and academic research activities, planning and organisation of in-house R&D test activities.
  • Includes a mixture of office and leading “hands-on” workshop/laboratory assignments.
  • May represent PSI during conferences, meetings, and overseas exhibitions.
  • Projects will include Computational modelling (CFD, FEA), performed in-house and by partners, this work must be fully understood and well managed. 
  • May be required at times to provide support to other business functions (design, sales and purchasing) on specialist subjects.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills to facilitate close working relationships with customers, suppliers, subcontractors, funding bodies, consortium partners and PSI personnel.
  • Demonstrable ability to work consistently under times of pressure. Must be comfortable with handling uncertainty inherent in R&D activity and flexible when work tasks change or develop rapidly.
  • 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.

The role is based at PSI’s Hailsham site but may involve occasional UK and overseas visits in support of our worldwide customer base. Due to the nature of the work this role cannot be fulfilled by working on a remote basis.

Essentials:
Full UK Driving Licence and ability to travel globally as required

Job Type: Permanent 
Start Date: Immediate