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Job description

Working within our multidisciplinary teams on major development projects, you will be responsible for developing technical solutions for a range of products and processes in the consumer, healthcare, industrial and energy sectors. 

Your challenge is to solve some of the most complex of our clients’ problems.  In return your ingenuity will be rewarded with the satisfaction of seeing your ground-breaking new creations launched in the market, making a real difference whilst receiving an excellent benefits package.

During this exciting time of substantial growth, we are looking for a physicist, to help deliver a variety of projects for our clients. To tempt you, during December and January, we are offering a ‘golden hello’ in the form of a bonus of up to £5,000.  So if you’ve been thinking about a new opportunity for the new year, now is the time to apply.

You will have:

  • An excellent 1st or 2:1 degree in Physics

  • Strong creative and technical abilities in many of the following areas: Concept generation; System level design; Engineering analysis; Prototyping and lab testing; Analysis of systems involving mechanics, optics, fluid and thermodynamics

  • Relevant practical experience with evidence of good analytical and creative capabilities

  • Excellent presentation skills and effective communicator

  • Ability to lead projects, taking responsibility for quality, time, and profit

  • A commercial awareness in one of the following environments: technical / design consultancy; technology start-up; new product development/engineering department

  • Strong drive to rapidly absorb and develop further technical, project leadership, and business development skills

  • Bright, conscientious and creative with an ability to demonstrate a hobby or interest with a practical or technical relevance

We look after you:


In return for your hard work and insightful ideas you receive; Competitive salary l Discretionary bonus l Performance-related bonus l 12% non-contributory pension l Private healthcare l 25 days holiday 

With our offices in a beautiful rural location close to Cambridge, we offer an exciting and challenging working environment where development timescales are short and the specifications demanding but rewarding. An excellent opportunity to join a technical consultancy that’s exciting and going places!

Further details:

If you have the skills and personal qualities to succeed in this role, please email your CV with current remuneration details to Tonya WIlliamson at recruitment@cambridge-design.com

We welcome international applications, but at this time, we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be rejected if you do not have these rights.


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