Careers at Sparc

Sparc Systems encourage everyone with flair and interest in technology right from the start.

Software Engineer

We are expanding and looking for a talented Software Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will work on a range of tasks including the development and maintenance of SQL databases and networks.

Key accountabilities:

  • SQL Database development and maintenance.
  • Network development and maintenance.
  • Writing and maintaining software for embedded controllers, Linux and Windows PCs.
  • Providing support to technical/service department.
  • Writing and maintaining user manuals.

Test and Development Support Engineer

We are looking for an experienced engineer to test small batches of bespoke in-house manufactured electronic components and assemblies for advanced weighing, counting and X-ray systems. In addition, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to support the development of new products and variants, as well as dealing with obsolescence issues in existing products.

Key accountabilities:

  • Testing components and assemblies to test specifications and drawings.
  • Supporting development and obsolescence work.
  • Writing and amending test specifications.
  • Repairing components and assemblies.
  • Routine departmental administration.

Service Engineer

We are expanding and searching for an electrical/electronically biased Field Service Engineer to join our service/maintenance team. The role involves plenty of mechanical work and the successful candidate will focus 70% of their time on electrical work and and 30% of their time on mechanical work.

Key accountabilities:

  • Develop and perform final electrical and functional checks/tests, on weighing X-ray inspection, vision inspection and bespoke systems
  • Ensure mechanical test and checks have been carried out and formally documented
  • Perform and document customer specific tests and checks, and verify that the equipment runs at the required speed and weight performance
  • Assess machines and commendation in preparation for pre-delivery inspections and factory acceptance tests

Download the full job description

Embedded Software Engineer

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic Embedded Software Engineer to develop software for cutting edge electronics systems. You will be solving technically challenging problems and may work on a variety of projects, from rapid development with tight time-scales (a few days/weeks to full scale system developments (1+ years).

Key accountabilities:

  • Responsible to Project Design Authority for software development and related software engineering activities.
  • Produces written documentation (including presentation material) of technical work in accordance with project requirements.

Project Engineer (Two roles)

A new opportunity for two permanent Project Engineers to join a leading organisation in the field of packaging, weighing and quality control. Reporting to the Project Manager, the purpose of the Project Engineer is to own and deliver on: system design, managing work packages, management of site-works and ensuring system performance and integration.

Key accountabilities:

  • Deliver systems within budget, on time and to specification
  • Overall project management responsibility of smaller projects
  • Produce and manage system CAD layouts during project lifecycle
  • Produce and manage time plans


Working within a central service role to the group, the technical derpartment will assist in new product introduction, facility installations, process optimisation, R&D, pre production builds and yield improvement activities.

Key accountabilities:

  • Development of new robot painting programmes within the group
  • Integration of Plant utilisation commissioning
  • Contribute to regular continuous improvement meetings
  • Ensure adherence to paint colour measurement system and controls

Looking for an apprenticeship?

For the right candidate, Sparc engineering 
apprenticeships are available at Intermediate, Advanced and Higher (degree) level. If you have an interest in our industry and an aptitude for engineering, why not enquire as to what you would need to join our team and find out a little more?

Send your CV and a brief description of what your interests are to

Start typing and press Enter to search