Careers

IVS® is filled with talented people, working at the cutting edge of vision system development, who are passionate about what they do.

IVS® are international specialists in high performance machine vision and vision systems. We help global organisations empower their production, become more efficient, and build quality into their manufacturing processes with innovative machine vision technology. Our products are engineered for reliability and scalability – from smart vision cameras, to complete inspection machines and production lines. Our teams are dedicated to helping customers apply our technologies to create success.

We maintain a vibrant, motivated workplace: we know that you will do your best work if you love what you do and can bring the whole of yourself to work. That’s why you can expect an environment that fosters individuality, inclusivity, creativity, and innovation.

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Roles

Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, UK

IVS is looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic Controls & Electrical Design Engineer who can work effectively as part of an experienced engineering team. The role will involve electrical control and PLC development alongside the ability to utilise AutoCAD Electrical to design panels and electrical schematics for small integrated camera systems through to large industrial automation machinery. The post holder would undertake the following duties:

  • Design and specify control systems and electrical components for industrial automation systems.
  • Create electrical schematics and designs within AutoCAD Electrical including layout diagrams, terminal and wiring plans to EU Standards.
  • PLC and controls programming of industrial automation systems.
  • Create technical specifications, process flow diagrams and plan control system programming architecture.
  • Work with the Design and Applications Engineering engineers to provide drawings, specifications and deliver projects on time.
  • Co-ordinate suppliers as part of overall project control.
  • Help as required for the electrical fitting, wiring of panels and assembly of machine builds.
  • Carry out electrical testing procedures on new machine builds.
  • Supporting electrical problem-solving during manufacturing build process.
  • Understand and deploy all machine vision hardware and software used in IVS systems.
  • Integrate and Commission new systems in support of IVS Engineers at customer site within the UK and overseas.
  • Maintain, develop and support existing control systems at customer site within the UK and overseas.

For a complete job specification or to send us your CV, please email [email protected] quoting job reference 3021.

IVS is looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic Senior Controls & Electrical Design Engineer who can work effectively as part of an experienced engineering team. The role will involve electrical control and PLC development alongside the ability to utilise AutoCAD Electrical to design panels and electrical schematics for small integrated camera systems through to large industrial automation machinery. The post holder would undertake the following duties:

  • Design and specify control systems and electrical components for industrial automation systems.
  • Create electrical schematics and designs within AutoCAD Electrical including layout diagrams, terminal and wiring plans to EU Standards.
  • PLC and controls programming of industrial automation systems.
  • Create technical specifications, process flow diagrams and plan control system programming architecture.
  • Work with the Design and Applications Engineering engineers to provide drawings, specifications and deliver projects on time.
  • Co-ordinate suppliers as part of overall project control.
  • Help as required for the electrical fitting, wiring of panels and assembly of machine builds.
  • Carry out electrical testing procedures on new machine builds.
  • Supporting electrical problem-solving during manufacturing build process.
  • Understand and deploy all machine vision hardware and software used in IVS systems.
  • Integrate and Commission new systems in support of IVS Engineers at customer site within the UK and overseas.
  • Maintain, develop and support existing control systems at customer site within the UK and overseas.

For a complete job specification or to send us your CV, please email [email protected] quoting job reference 2022.

We look forward to hearing from you and introducing you to IVS, thank you for taking the time to consider us.

IVS is looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic Electrical Design Engineer who can work effectively as part of an experienced engineering team. The role will utilise AutoCAD Electrical to design panels and electrical schematics for small retro-fit camera systems through to large industrial automation machinery. The post holder would undertake the following duties:

  • Create electrical schematics and designs within AutoCAD Electrical including layout diagrams, terminal and wiring plans to EU Standards.
  • Specify electrical components and control gear for industrial automation systems.
  • Work with the Design and Applications Engineering engineers to provide drawings, specifications and deliver projects on time.
  • Help as required for the electrical fitting, wiring of panels and assembly of machine builds.
  • Carry out electrical testing procedures on new machine builds.
  • Supporting electrical problem-solving during manufacturing build process.

For a complete job specification or to send us your CV, please email [email protected] quoting job reference 4021.

We look forward to hearing from you and introducing you to IVS, thank you for taking the time to consider us.

Life at IVS on Harwell Campus

IVS is located on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, in the heart of the rolling Oxfordshire countryside. The UK’s innovation hub. Harwell is a science and technology campus with outstanding people and world-leading facilities.

Harwell offers an outstanding quality of life. South Oxfordshire was recently named as the rural area with the best quality of life in Great Britain and national surveys regularly rate the city of Oxford and the county of Oxfordshire very highly for residents’ quality of life. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, the campus is within easy reach of picturesque towns and villages, including the historic centre of Oxford to the north and the quintessentially English market town of Newbury and its famous racecourse to the south.

Sport and Exercise

Fitness enthusiasts are well catered for. The campus boasts a variety of facilities and several sports clubs for those who work on-site. With surrounding woodland paths, wide open roads, hills and broad vistas, Harwell is ideal for runners and cyclists. Facilities include tennis courts and sports fields featuring a cricket pitch and pavilion. Sports clubs at Harwell include football, rounders, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, archery, running, yoga and an Aunt Sally league.

There are paths for ramblers, including the ancient Ridgeway path and Icknield Way, which offer incredible views of the open countryside that surrounds the Campus. Fitness trainers and health therapists are also available.

Other Amenities

Other on-site facilities at Harwell Campus include a Post Office branch, hairdresser and a dentist. With two nurseries already situated on-site, professional childcare is also catered for.

Equal Opportunities

At IVS, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. IVS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.