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About the role

Working in our laboratories you will contribute and work on multiple projects as a key team member involved in building prototypes, test rigs and running experiments. You will be involved in planning, executing and writing up experiments in collaboration with other project team members.

Your role will be to perform analysis, allocated tests and daily quality control check within our laboratories. You will be taking responsibility for the operation of our product development labs, including looking after the facility and training your colleagues to operate equipment including digital microscopes, high speed camera, tensiometers, environmental test chambers and HPLC etc.

It will include working closely with engineers and scientists, ensuring the facility is used efficiently and safely, as well as advising on good experimental practice when required. Experience in identifying, understanding and managing potential lab hazards is important, including hazardous chemicals, drugs, compressed gasses, cryogens, electrical hazards etc. Experience in a wet chemistry lab or in labs that have implemented GLP or ISO13485 procedures is hugely desirable.

About you

  • Qualified to HND level and/or BTEC, OND or similar in a technical discipline or a degree in a related subject
  • Able to work with tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of output
  • Ability to assemble prototype products and lab test rigs that include electrical systems
  • Demonstrative experience producing an experimental plan, taking accurate experimental recordings and writing high quality experimental reports
  • Willingness to work closely with engineers and designers in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Ideally have a working experience of tensiometers, dimensional measurement systems, high speed cameras, oscilloscopes and dataloggers
  • Knowledge and demonstrable experience in supporting with the management of health and safety in laboratories
  • Positive attitude to working in teams and ability to work on own initiative
  • Eager to learn new methods and techniques and to be flexible in the approach to work

About us:

We are an employee owned company with our staff at the centre of our strategy. Employee ownership allows us to maintain full control over the direction of our business and our creative culture. Our offices are based in a beautiful rural location close to Cambridge where we offer an exciting and challenging working environment.

In return for your hard work and insightful ideas, you receive a competitive salary, discretionary bonus, 12% non-contributory pension, private healthcare and 25 days holiday

Contact: Dave Morrison at recruitment@cambridge-design.com l 01223 264428

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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