Senior Development Scientist

Senior Development Scientist

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Working in a multi discipline product design team to create sensors and analyzers to measure properties of water and gas. The work will include areas such as: sensor design, product design and evaluation. The ideal candidate will have a scientific background and experience in sensor development. Responsible for designing, building and testing analytical sensors and instrumentation, within a team of multi-disciplined engineers and scientists


• Working in a multi-discipline product design team to create sensors and analyzers for water and gas applications
• Work closely with Product Management to identify and anticipate customer/market/legislative demands for new products/solutions. Consider all aspects of life cycle management (installation, service, end of life disposal).
• Understand key technology options from established and emerging competitors.
• Innovate new products using new technology/new manufacturing processes to deliver additional value for customers
• Identify and manage IP risks and opportunities.
• Work within framework of the ABB gate model to ensure projects are robustly reviewed and delivered to cost/quality and time objectives
• Innovate own designs from specifications and consider user input when developing designs
• Design experiments and create test regimes to evaluate design prototypes
• Test products to certified standard methods
• Carry out field testing of prototypes
• Work with suppliers to produce production quality components
• Work with other departments for the procurement and manufacture of mechanical assemblies
• Ensure the renewal of the design infra structure. Maintain and improve the design procedures and practices
• To be aware of all Health and Safety regulations and Environmental issues and to take them into consideration when carrying out tests


• Master od PhD in chemistry, physics or a related subject
• Deep knowledge of electrochemical measurement techniques
• Proven track record in analytical product design
• Experience of testing to certified standards
• Identify any issues with a design, and the ability to troubleshoot issues successfully
• Aptitude for problem-solving
• Self-motivated and able to demonstrate attention to detail
• Able to effectively communicate results to wider team
• Able to demonstrate knowledge of safe laboratory practices and procedures

• Experience in optical measurement techniques
• Experience in end-to-end product development

Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Measurement & Analytics
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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