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Monitor Audio Ltd. - Acoustic Engineer

Posted On: 2021-2-10
Location: Rayleigh, Essex UK

Job Description: Acoustics Engineer
Employment Type: Full-Time (37.5 hrs/w)

Experience: Engineer, 2 Years
Remuneration: £31k+ based on experience

Job Description

Monitor Audio is looking for an acoustics engineer who has a minimum of 2 years experience in loudspeaker and transducer design to join our acoustic design team.

The acoustic design team operates within R&D, alongside Software, Electronics, Product design and Project Management. Operating within a wide team of experts is a great opportunity to learn and develop your career.

At Monitor Audio you will have access to state-of-the-art equipment for developing and measuring loudspeakers and associated electronics. As an acoustic engineer you will be responsible for the acoustic design of our loudspeakers and all aspects of the product that relate to sound quality. This includes the transducer design, cabinet tuning, passive crossover design and DSP tuning in active products. Additionally, the acoustics team is responsible for the design and testing of the acoustic elements of Roksan’s turntables, such as tone arms.

Monitor Audio is looking for people with a proactive attitude, excellent problem-solving skills, and theoretical knowledge of the basic concepts. This will include, acoustics, psychoacoustics, vibroacoustics, structural mechanics, electro-magnetics, and electronics.

Education & Work Experience

  • 2:1 Degree or Masters in Acoustics or other numerical based science with an emphasis on acoustics
  • 2 or more years work experience designing loudspeakers and transducers.

Essential Skills

The candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Electro-acoustic transducer design for loudspeakers.
  • Loudspeaker system design including enclosure and passive crossover design.
  • Critical listening.
  • Loudspeaker measurement & analysis

Good to have, not essential

  • Experience with COMSOL Multiphysics FEA/BEM simulation.
  • Experience using CAD software E.G Autodesk or Dassault Systèmes packages.
  • Knowledge of Electronics.
  • Experience using MATLAB.
  • Experience using DSP (E.G EQ, Limiters).
  • Musical background, playing, recording or sound engineering

Main Responsibilities

  • Design of the acoustic elements of loudspeakers including transducers, crossovers, and the specification and tuning of any associated electronics.
  • Delivery of work on time, communicating all risks.
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge within the relevant fields.
  • Encouraging team working and the sharing of new information or knowledge.
  • Developing new ideas to further progress the sound quality of our products.
  • Maintaining a strong working relationship with other teams around the business.

How to Apply: Please apply through our website: or through LinkedIn:

Please mention AES001421 when applying for this position.

About Monitor Audio Ltd.

24 Brook Road
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 1268 740580
Fax: +44 (0) 1268 740589
Email: Send Email

Established in 1972, Monitor Audio Ltd. is one of the last British owned and managed global specialists in hi-fi loudspeaker design and manufacture. Our product ranges consist of traditional two channel hi-fi loudpeakers, home theater systems, sub-woofers, and a very concise range of architectural loudspeakers for discreet high quality sound reproduction. Our U.K-based head office houses the R&D center, equipped with the advanced simulation and measurement tools, such as Klippel and Comsol FEA. Monitor Audio is renowned for its technical expertise, innovation, and craftsmanship to the creation of world-class loudspeakers, which communicate the essence of our brand and technical achievement. Monitor Audio has become the world's foremost expert in developing metal diaphragm drivers over a period of 25 years. The proprietary Ceramic-Coated Aluminium Magnesium (C-CAM) metal alloy driver cones used throughout our comprehensive range are very light, but very rigid and strong. Such a magical mix of properties allows them to reproduce the most delicate musical atmospherics as well as the dynamic bass excursions. Monitor Audio continues to demonstrate the power of a high quality, high performance loudspeaker brand that serves every application, taste and budget.

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