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KEF Audio (UK) Limited - Research and Development Engineer

Posted On: 2018-3-28
Location: Maidstone, Kent, UK


Development of loudspeaker systems, transducers and headphones. Research on related topics


Bachelors, Masters graduate or Doctorate in an appropriate technical discipline such as Electro-Acoustics, Acoustical Engineering or Physics

Required Skills

* Understanding of loudspeaker theory
* Passionate about sound quality and skilled in critical listening
* Methodical and scientific approach to any technical problem
* Excellent verbal & written communication skills
* Ability to innovate and bring new ideas into products
* Experienced in computer modelling and acoustic measurement
* High level of computer literacy, including some experience of programming or scripting
* CAD competence in 2D or 3D

Preferred Skills

* Experience designing loudspeaker or headphone drivers
* Experience using FEA and Non-linear modelling and analysis
* Knowledge of advanced materials
* Knowledge of listening room acoustics
* Ability to source and recommend new materials for audio transducers and enclosures
* Experience with Matlab, Python, C, C++ or other suitable technical programming language
* Experience in project management (MS Project, etc.)

How to Apply:

Please mention AES001136 when applying for this position.

About KEF Audio (UK) Limited

Eccleston Road
Tovil, Maidstone
ME15 6QP
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1622 672261
Fax: +44 1622 750653
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KEF Audio (UK) Limited has manufactured high-quality loudspeaker drive units and systems since 1961, having just celebrated its 50th anniversary. These products are exported throughout the world to audiophile and home-cinema markets. KEF is continuing its long standing contribution to loudspeaker technology by using numerical and analytic techniques to design coincident source loudspeakers based on its Uni-Q design which can now achieve rigid piston motion and directivity control over an extended frequency range.

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