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GBvi is a small, growing company specialised in projection display technology and is a world leader in optical blending.

At GBvi we continually introduce new products and related services to sell through display integrators into Simulation & Training, Entertainment, Museums, Gaming and other industries.

GBVI is looking for a talented Engineer to join the team working on projection display systems in applications such as military flight sims, planetaria and theme park dark rides.

  • Are you interested in the complexities involved in making a simulated visual experience perfect?
  • Could your skills be used to help our customers achieve a great experience in the world of flight simulators and planetaria?

This role is envisaged to include significant contribution to “how the company works” through participation in R&D, project engineering, product development and process introductions – and getting products out of the door.

GENERAL ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To lead deliverable optical blending and related projects through from inception to completion, including primary responsibilities of:

  • Blending system design – involving projection display analysis and recommendation of improvements as required
  • Manage project schedule, procurement and logistics
  • As required/agreed with the customer, visit site to install / train / hand over GBVI Chronos optical blending and related hardware
  • Prepare customer proposals and quotations
  • Perform key projection and related testing, both in-house and on-site, to characterize opto-mechanical systems and devise deliverable solutions

RELATED ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO;

  • In-house manufacturing, build and configuration of deliverable hardware
  • Contributing to product developments; feedback from projects, proposing new ideas for products, tools (software or hardware)
  • Contributing to company development for growth
  • Training other staff (and customers if appropriate) in the use of GBVI products and software tools
  • Preparation of demonstrations, in-house, on-site and at trade shows, including international travel, sometimes at short notice.

ANTICIPATED TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • GBvi design & manufacturing processes and tools
  • GBvi Health & Safety procedures and policies

 

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Multi-channel projection system set-up to high standards
  • Strong grasp of physics and geometry relevant to 3D environments (real and virtual)
  • Strong awareness of virtual environment concepts in visualization and display system applications
  • Ability to learn and apply oneself to new areas, including those related to real-time visual environments
  • Fluency in office software (e.g., MS Office / Google docs) – spreadsheets, word-processing, presentations
  • Good interpersonal skills – confidence, positivity, communication, teamwork, problem-solving, time management, managing pressure, flexibility, work ethic

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Experience working with CAD, specifically Autodesk Fusion360, Trimble Sketchup
  • IT skills – PC configuration, use of apps
  • Programming in C#/NET, Microsoft WPF
  • Use of image processing tools such as Fiji / ImageJ

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • BSc (Hons) equivalent or higher in a relevant engineering and/or software discipline
  • Or HNC equivalent plus relevant experience
  • GCSEs or equivalent in Maths and English.

E-MAILinfo@gbvi.co.uk
Subject Line: Systems Engineer
Attention: Geoff Blackham


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