Development Engineer

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about 1 month ago

Development Engineer

Cambourne, Cambridgeshire

Competitive Salary + 5% Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package


**Only open to UK residents or those eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship**

The Company:

This company is a world-leading pioneer of scientific instruments with over 35,000 employees around the globe. Their ground-breaking research and technological progress are shaping the evolution of the optics and optoelectronic industries. They develop, produce, and distribute highly innovative solutions that are extending the horizon of the world of microscopy and associated areas.

They are looking for an experienced and motivated Development Engineer with substantial industry knowledge to join their team at their Cambourne site where they are developing cutting-edge electron microscopy solutions.

The Role:

As a Development Engineer, you will play an essential role in the product development process.

You will:

  • Contribute to the development of new and existing products and processes
  • Generate technical improvements and solutions
  • Maintain system specifications to meet manufacturing and quality needs during series production
  • Utilise your electronics/mechanical/software skills to investigate faults and develop solutions

What do you need for the role?


  • Degree educated in relevant engineering discipline (electronic/electrical, mechanical, physics etc.)
  • Proven problem-solving capability with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of an interdisciplinary team


  • Ability to effectively lead small projects while adhering to timescales
  • Manufacturing engineering experience (electromechanical/electronic/electrical etc.)
  • Experience with the development and implementation of new products
  • Knowledge and experience of engineering change-management processes
  • Excellent time-management and analytical skills


  • Degree educated in relevant engineering discipline (electronic/electrical, mechanical, physics etc.)
  • ISO-9001

What else do you need to know?

  • Benefits include: 25 days paid holiday + Bank holidays per annum, Company Pension contribution of 8.5%, Healthcare, and more.
  • This is an on-site role with potential for remote work in the future
  • Occasional UK and international travel may be required

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