OSI Systems, Inc

  • Chief Engineer

    Location UK-Stoke-on-Trent
    Posted Date 6 months ago(9/27/2018 8:36 AM)
    Rapiscan Systems Ltd
    Requisition #
  • Overview

    Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.  We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.


    Responsible for the expertise of large High and Medium Energy engineering projects within the Cargo Division, while establishing and maintaining cost effective engineering processes and systems for design and product safety, to maximise efficiency and performance. Manages engineering project costs, ensuring all new products are delivered and achieved on time. Working with R & D to identify and introduce new technologies to raise technical methods and standards for future strategy.




    • Develop new product introduction programs in accordance with the organisation’s objectives and ensure that these are delivered on time and to budget.
    • Control of all Engineering resource within the Integrated Project Team during new product development.
    • Working with Product Management to develop realistic New Product Goals.
    • Working closely with the R & D group foe timely introduction of new technologies.
    • Transition of new products from the design phase into main factory production.
    • Contribute to the development of business strategy and plans.
    • Maintain awareness of current market, economic and technology trends to maximise opportunities and minimise risk.
    • Manage the Engineering project budget to ensure spending does not exceed forecast.
    • In conjunction with senior management team contribute to identifying alternative markets and adjacent space opportunities to extend the product portfolio’s market reach. Manage the design process during the initial concept in R&D, through the development process, prototype build and eventual product launch.
    • Participate, contribute and review the design to technically influence the product to ensure it is fit for purpose and of the correct quality.
    • Control the specification of the product through Design Review, Validation, Verification meetings.
    • Communicate to Senior Management through Project Reviews, or other means, updates and snapshots of the Project including highlighting issues in a timely manner.
    • Manage the following aspects of the Project:
      • Project plan
      • Product requirements and specification
      • Test procedures and work instructions
      • Product manuals and test reports
      • Configuration control through Agile
    • Work with the Physics team along with mechanical, electrical, electronic and software engineers to bring the products to production on time and in budget.
    • Work with the Configuration Management Team ensuring all BoM’s are prepared and up to date prior to the launch of the product.
    • Provide feedback to Product Management regarding the status and expected delivery of products to the market along with specifications and expected budgets.
    • Uphold the Company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork.

      Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.

      It is the responsibility of every Rapiscan Systems employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem.

    • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.



    • Knowledge of a broad range of engineering disciplines.
    • Flexibility to respond to changing business needs.
    • Willingness to travel with good presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated experience  of successfully leading a multi-disciplinary engineering team
    • Strong project and people management skills

    Technical degree (ideally electrical/electronic engineering) and preferred Chartered Engineer (CEng) status


    OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others




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