Vacancy – Ultrashort Pulse Laser Applications Engineer

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Luxinar has been at the forefront of laser technology for over 25 years and is a leading manufacturer of sealed carbon dioxide (CO2) laser sources up to 1000W and, more recently, ultrashort pulse laser sources. To date, we have an installed base of over 25000 lasers worldwide.

Our science, innovation, rigour and commitment to proving business outcomes make us a trusted partner to organisations across the globe. Luxinar helps our customers win, and we need highly motivated people to join our dynamic team. We’re driven by being focused, assured, far-sighted, global and adventurous but we never forget our people.

Why work for us

  • Luxinar is an innovative market leader in the development of world class industrial laser products
  • We value our people; they are very much our most important asset
  • We are a diverse workforce of thinkers and doers
  • We operate globally from our purpose built, state-of-the-art facility within sight of the Humber Bridge near Hull, East Yorkshire
  • We encourage and facilitate personal growth and career development throughout the whole organisation
  • We take pride in what we do, having a collaborative approach with all our customers and partners

The role

An opportunity has arisen for a talented individual to join our Laser Applications team, within the Sales department. The successful applicant will be responsible for application testing and development in our ultrashort pulse laser laboratory.  You’ll work closely with customers to determine what they need, develop new processes, design experiments to match customer need with laser processing, prepare reports and accurately record experimental data for analysis.

  • Working in the Applications Labs, testing customer applications, producing detailed application reports, and keeping accurate records of application work carried out.
  • Working with ultrashort pulse laser micromachining systems, motion systems and galvanometer scanners
  • Laser process optimisation, documentation and communication of the results
  • Direct interaction with customers, OEMs and our global sales team
  • Assisting with customer visits to the applications laboratory and showroom
  • Assisting with installation, training and application support in the field

What you’ll need to bring

  • Qualification in technical sciences (e.g. physics, engineering, materials science, photonics, automation, electronics), or industrial experience in a relevant discipline
  • Good analytical thinking ability, problem solving skills, and attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn, and commitment to continuous improvement
  • Keen interest in emerging technologies, specifically in lasers and photonics
  • Ability to work independently, manage own workload, and to complete tasks in a timely and customer-focused manner
  • Ability to work safely in a laboratory setting
  • Good communication skills in English (both written and spoken)
  • Ability to work independently and without supervision, must be self-motivated and willing to learn

What we offer at Luxinar

  • A competitive salary that will grow with your career
  • An annual company bonus scheme, paid quarterly
  • The offer of private health care for yourself and family
  • Long-term sickness health insurance provisions
  • Opportunities to train, develop and grow, as well as learning from talented colleagues
  • The flexibility of working remotely in accordance with Luxinar’s Hybrid Working policy
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, plus additional service-related holidays
  • Additional day off on your birthday
  • Free on-site parking and a cycle-to-work scheme
  • Possible relocation assistance for those moving to the area
  • Electric car salary sacrifice scheme


If you are interested, please send your CV together with a covering letter to our Recruitment team,, before the closing date of 23:59pm, Friday 14 June 2024.

Send your CV and a cover letter to: We are excited to hear from you!