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Acoustic Engineering Manager – High End Audio, UK

An established and well-respected manufacturer of high end and residential loudspeakers is seeking an acoustic engineering manager to lead their acoustics team within their thriving R&D department.



Key Details
Salary: Attractive salary in line with experience
Location: UK, South East
Reference: IFUKAEM320

About the Company
This is a British owned and managed loudspeaker manufacturer looking to expand their R&D department in order to grow their product range in the hi-fi and home theatre market and beyond.

About the Role
The Acoustic Engineering Manager will lead the acoustics team, defining new products, therefore directly influencing the success of the company. You will be responsible for researching and prototyping new technologies, mentoring and growing your team of talented engineers, developing ideas, steering discussions, communicating across multi-disciplines and delivering projects on time.

About you

  • A proven engineering manager able to lead teams, mentor and motivate engineers, and oversee research, development, processes and documentation.
  • A Degree or Masters in Acoustics or an associated subject.
  • Proven experience in product development of loudspeaker products – cradle to grave.
  • In-depth knowledge of transducer design and loudspeaker system design.
  • Expert at listening to, tuning, measuring and analysing loudspeaker systems.
  • Direct experience of mass manufacturing would be considered an advantage.
  • Experience of simulations using COMSOL would be considered an advantage.
2019-01-29T17:54:56+01:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Jobs|
Jo Hutchins: Recruitment Consultant, Research & Development Engineering
Jo specialises exclusively in recruiting R&D engineers within the audio, MI and broadcast industries. Jo’s understanding of product development - from conception through production to market - comes from her 15 years experience of Research and Development working as an engineer, where she designed real-time embedded systems and developed software in C++ to control automated audio mixing consoles. Because of her background, Jo is able to use her experiences from within the industry to match up talent with the exciting opportunities available, and provide support and career advice to talented engineers. Jo recruits across the following disciplines: ADC, amplifier, audio, acoustics, crossover, DAW / digital audio workstation, DAC, DSP, electro-acoustics, headphones, in-ear, interface, line arrays, loudspeakers, microphones, monitor, music, plugin, preamp, recording, speaker, SMPS, spatial, transducers, wireless.