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Plessey is an award-winning provider of full-field emissive microLED displays that combine very high-density RGB pixel arrays with high-performance CMOS backplanes to produce very high-brightness, low-power and high-frame-rate image sources for head-mounted displays (HMDs) and augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) systems. Plessey operates leading-edge 150mm and 200mm wafer processing facilities to undertake design, test and assembly of microLED products and a comprehensive suite of photonic characterisation and applications laboratories.

Plessey has recently launched a microLED Direct-Drive Display Platform and development kit, based on their proprietary monolithic GaN-on-Silicon technology.  Plessey has gained global recognition with a stream of international engineering awards.

Plessey is a British based engineering company, attracting talent from all over the world to work at their Plymouth based design and manufacturing headquarters. Plessey are now embarking on a significant growth programme and entering into some key partnerships with leading blue-chip companies. Plessey are looking to expand their engineering talent pool and offer exciting new roles within other key disciplines.

The Plessey manufacturing facilities are now being expanded to utilise their 150mm, Class 10 cleanroom facility plus tooling:  EVG Gemini precision wafer bonders, Aixtron G5+ MOVPE reactors, Temescal 2800/4900 Evaporators, AMAT CVD & SPTS Omega ICP Etch frames. Plessey is now expanding capacity and capability in the Plymouth facility to Class.1 ballroom cleanroom using 200mm tooling.

The Plymouth site also houses Test / Characterisation, Failure Analysis, and pilot colourisation & assembly capabilities, which allows for a full turnkey production capability and world-class cycle time DOE (Design of Experiments) feedback for development cycles.

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In addition to competitive salaries based on previous skills and experience, Plessey offers an array of benefits including:

  • Share Option Scheme
  • Generous Pension Scheme with a maximum 7% employee plus 9% employer contribution
  • Private health scheme – currently with Aviva
  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Subsidised on-site gym and canteen facilities
  • Modern office facilities
  • Location adjacent to Dartmoor National Park
  • Relocation assistance.