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At Linn, everyone makes a difference, so we’re committed to finding the best talent around.

We’ve found that once people join Linn, they tend to stick around. That’s why we’re passionate about developing our staff, and offering opportunities for everyone to learn and grow.

We offer rewarding careers in a variety of disciplines. If you’re interested about finding an exciting career with a successful and forward-thinking company, then get in touch.

As well as a competitive salary and opportunities for career progression we also offer some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Flexible and home working
  • 32 days annual holidays
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Generous staff discount
  • Healthy Working Lives awarded company
  • Onsite gym and exercise classes
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Healthy Living awarded canteen

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The Linn Factory

Manufacturing Engineer

Music makes life better, and Linn have been making the world’s best music systems for over 45 years. From our legendary turntables to our industry-leading network music players, everything’s designed, made and signed with pride in our custom-built facility just outside Glasgow.

At Linn, everyone makes a difference, so we’re committed to recruiting the best talent around. We’ve found that once people join Linn, they stick around. That’s because we’re passionate about developing our people and providing opportunities for everyone to learn and grow.

Due to internal progression, we have an opportunity to add a Manufacturing Engineer to our team. The Manufacturing Engineering team play a key role in the effective and efficient running of the manufacturing processes within Linn, and with the planning and development of new products and processes. Each member of the team needs to bring a broad range of skills, as well as some specialist focus as required.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent mechanical knowledge, with appropriate CAD experience. Whilst a knowledge of automation and experience of new equipment sourcing and installation would also be desirable, as would experience of machine programming.
  • CAD Experience for Fixture and Tooling Development and Knowledge of Automation. Strong experience of CAD package such as Solidworks (or similar) and good fixture and tooling design skills are important for this role. A good knowledge of automation, and how to build it in to production processes to maximise repeatability and output would be very advantageous.
  • Develop and Support the Methods of Manufacture and Assembly. Plan the production routes of manufactured and / or assembled parts, considering each process step in relation to equipment and skills available or required. Source and assign fixtures, tooling, handling equipment, inspection procedures and anything else required to create robust manufacturing routes. Develop the work instructions for each operation to include appropriate information such as stage drawings and diagrams, set-up instructions and inspection procedures.
  • Machine Programming. Our ME team carry out off-line programming of various CNC equipment such as 3 and 5 axis milling machines and lathes, and sheet metal processing equipment such as auto punch, press brake and powder coating equipment. Prior programming experience would be beneficial; training in particular controller software will be available.
  • Carry out Shop Floor Production Engineering. Work with the Production team to solve problems, gathering and analysing data and searching for and implementing robust solutions. Liaise with procurement and internal supply chain about any condition of supply issues.
  • Focus on Quality, Method Improvement and Lean Manufacturing. Conduct failure analysis / root cause analysis activity to understand why things have gone wrong and then implement preventative and corrective actions and monitor to ensure success. Use data and strive to reduce variation so that manufacturing and assembly operations are predictable and controlled. Implement mistake proofing measures wherever possible. Continually drive cost and lead time reduction activities through removal of waste whilst improving the processes to enable right first-time increase.
  • New Product and New Technology Introduction. Play a key role in the NPI process, working with the Design teams to develop products that are designed with ease of manufacturing and assembly in mind. Work with the Purchasing team to assess the capability of potential component or equipment suppliers. Support prototype builds. Look outside of the company for opportunities that new technology could bring, then play a key role in the implementation of equipment selected.


This will be a varied role, requiring flexibility, drive, determination, and initiative as well as good analytical and organisational skills.

In return we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • 32 days annual holidays
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • Generous staff discount
  • Healthy Working Lives employer
  • Onsite gym and exercise classes
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health Living awarded canteen


If you would like to apply for this role please send your CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@linn.co.uk

Product Manager

We are expanding our Marketing team and are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Product Manager to manage and transform our product portfolio. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who can evolve current product strategy to grow our offering and reach new customers while managing our in-market portfolio.

In this role you will work cross-functionally to develop innovative new products which are closely aligned to our customers’ needs. This will include conducting market and customer research to inform product requirements, pricing and promotional plans. Working closely with sales and marketing colleagues to create inspirational and impactful go-to-market strategies. Attention to detail along with the ability to translate technical capabilities into simple, compelling messages that resonate with customers is crucial.

The role involves:

  • Translating business strategy into an aligned product roadmap
  • Creation of supporting business cases
  • Delivery on the product roadmap through effective product lifecycle management
  • Researching and defining customer requirements through extensive market and customer research to inform product and user requirements
  • Launching new products by developing time-integrated go-to-market plans with sales, marketing, design and production
  • Working closely with sales to drive market share and product penetration in partner channels
  • Determining product pricing strategies by utilising market research data
  • Reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customised orders
  • Providing insight to stakeholders on evolving product and market requirements as well as competitor analysis
  • Owning the promotional calendar across the portfolio
  • Owning NPI projects as the Sales & Marketing representative


The ideal candidate will have:

  • a passion for music and knowledge Hi-Fi industry
  • a customer-centric approach and the ability to make decisions quickly and logically supported by research
  • ability to analyse complex data and look for trends in the market and users' opinions and behaviour
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • ability to build strong relationships with all stakeholders
  • experience with both B2B and B2C audiences
  • strong attention to detail
  • effective time management with the ability to multi-task on several projects at once
  • a minimum of 2 years’ related experience in a similar role


As well as a competitive salary and opportunities for career progression we also offer some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Flexible and home working
  • 32 days annual holidays
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Generous staff discount
  • Healthy Working Lives awarded company
  • Onsite gym and exercise classes
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Healthy Living awarded canteen

If you’d like to apply for this role please send your CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@linn.co.uk

Production Planner

Due to continued success, a new vacancy has arisen for a Production Planner to support our busy operations teams. The Production Planner will ensure that parts and materials are available at the right time and in the correct quantities to allow customer orders to be fulfilled in an efficient and timely manner, whilst managing inventory levels and costs.

Responsibilities:

  • Working from forecasts and customer orders, review product critical paths and highlight any risks in sourcing / manufacturing of components, aiming for build dates to be achieved within current target timescales.
  • Feed into the Production leadership team, including at daily Production meetings, to help ensure that schedule cascades through the different departments in a sensible way so that parts are available for assembly / dispatch at the appropriate time from all sources (internal and external).
  • Work with the Purchasing team to understand externally sourced component delivery situation and update the production plans accordingly.
  • Monitor and update weekly forecast to leadership team and highlight areas of concern to achieving targets.
  • Review planned orders, ensuring critical parts and work orders are at production level.
  • Liaise with relevant departments such as Orders and Service Administration to both influence schedules as appropriate and inform of current situation.
  • Plan NPI schedules to allow activities to take place at appropriate times to achieve stage targets, working with Project, Production and other relevant teams.
  • React to circumstances such as equipment breakdowns, staff absences, late supply of external parts, etc. with suggested scheduling changes to maximise output and minimise departmental WIP that cannot progress.
  • Collate departmental performance information around efficiency, output, commit dates, etc and review with leadership team.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • You must be fully computer literate, with good experience of working with MRP / ERP systems.
  • Strong analytical skills and a calm, problem solving outlook will be required to continually influence the business in the right way to balance production and meet customer demands.
  • Ideally you will have experience working in a busy manufacturing business.

As well as a competitive salary and opportunities for career progression we also offer some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Flexible and home working
  • 32 days annual holidays
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Generous staff discount
  • Healthy Working Lives awarded company
  • Onsite gym and exercise classes
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Healthy Living awarded canteen

If you’d like to apply for this role please send your CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@linn.co.uk

Linux Kernel Engineer

We’re looking for an innovative, motivated Linux Kernel Engineer to join the team responsible for our streaming platform. This is a full time role based in our office on the outskirts of Glasgow (albeit we're currently working from home).

If you joined our team, you would be working with a group of engineers who develop and maintain all the code used on our DS (Digital Streamer) range. This ranges from kernel configuration and device drivers to network protocols (HTTP, UPnP, many others), to audio pipeline, to on-board UI.

While we write and maintain much of our own code, we know we can't do it all. We also integrate a number of third party libraries, from kernel to security and codecs. As well as consuming open source libraries, we open much of our code.

The vast majority of work is in C++, with C used to interface with third party libraries and hardware. This role will initially be focused on linux kernel but there is scope to evolve the role to suit the right candidate.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Linux Kernel driver development
  • Developing for real-time, embedded software applications
  • Multi-threading and concurrency
  • Cross-platform development experience
  • U-boot


Desirable

  • Experience in working with audio streaming
  • Interest in music
  • C++ experience including C++11 (and later) and STL
  • OO design and software architecture skills
  • Experience integrating third party libraries (e.g. libressl, Bonjour/zeroconf, codecs)
  • Working knowledge of python
  • Build systems and automated testing
  • Agile development methodologies


As well as a competitive salary and opportunities for career progression we also offer some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Flexible and home working
  • 32 days annual holidays
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Generous staff discount
  • Healthy Working Lives awarded company
  • Onsite gym and exercise classes
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Healthy Living awarded canteen

If you’d like to apply for this role please send your CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@linn.co.uk

Senior iOS Developer

We are growing our mobile apps team and are looking for a Senior iOS Developer to help develop and drive our next generation music app.

You will be joining a team of software developers, developing and maintaining all the code used to control our DSM range of products. Any experience of C#, Xamarin.iOS or MVVM would be beneficial, as these technologies form the core of our mobile apps.

Our team advocates agile software development; we practice continuous integration and delivery and we love adopting new tools and techniques to improve the quality of our software.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and test our mobile apps
  • Provide technical leadership
  • Mentor our less experienced developers
  • Provide technical input to the customer support team


Skills and requirements:

  • Strong object orientated programmer
  • Experience using Auto Layout, CoreAnimation and creating custom controls
  • Experience both using and implementing web APIs
  • Evidence of playing a key role in the design and implementation of significant apps
  • Strong track record of delivery


Desirable:

  • Interest in music
  • Working knowledge of C# and Xamarin
  • Cross-platform development experience


As well as a competitive salary and opportunities for career progression we also offer some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Flexible working
  • Onsite gym and exercise classes
  • Healthy Living awarded canteen
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Generous staff discount
  • 32 days annual holidays
  • Holiday purchase scheme


If you would like to apply for this role please send your CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@linn.co.uk

Interested?

We're always interested in hearing from enthusiastic and talented people. If you relish a challenge and are committed to pursuing a career in Scotland, then we want to hear from you.

Please email recruitment@linn.co.uk or write to:

The Recruitment Team
Linn Products Limited
Glasgow Road
Waterfoot
Glasgow
Scotland
G76 0EQ