Vacuum Group Leader

Website CNPEM Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)

To work in the Vacuum Group (VAC) of the National Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM)

Main Activities

– Coordinate the Vacuum group of the Engineering and Technology Division

– Serve as a technical reference in vacuum science and technology for the team

– Work in the prospection of solutions for problems in vacuum science and technology (general applications and in particle accelerators)

– Design, specify, build, qualify, commissioning and operate vacuum systems of different levels of complexity – Identify and conduct R&D projects related to vacuum science and technology

– Collaborate with other teams and departments in technical support in vacuum technology

– Elaborate technical documentation (procedures, specifications, articles) and presentations

– Coordinate technical projects

Required Qualifications

– Degree in: Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physicist or related areas;

– Advanced English

– Solid experience in vacuum science and technology;

– Team management and leadership;

– Knowledge in project management; Deep knowledge in: Vacuum science and technology; Fabrication and manufacturing processes of ultra high vacuum chambers; Joining processes of ultra high vacuum chambers; Materials selection for ultra high vacuum applications; Qualification, installation and commissioning of ultra-high vacuum chambers and systems Computational simulations (finite element method and Monte Carlo method) Vacuum design calculations and simulations 2D and 3D CAD.

Other Information

Here at CNPEM we value respect for diversity in all its forms and understand that people are a fundamental part of our success!


  • Medical Assistance – Unimed;
  • Dental Care – Uniodonto;
  • Life Insurance – Allianz;
  • Private Pension – BrasilPrev;
  • Daycare Assistance;
  • On-site restaurant;
  • Food Voucher – Sodexo (R$600.00/month);
  • Chartered;
  • Transportation Voucher;
  • On-site parking;
  • Club – Free SESC Association;
  • Agreements with companies that offer discounts;

Vacancy reference number 213252

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