R&D Technician

Posted 12 October by Marketplace Group
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Medical Devices Manufacturer based in Cambridge seeks an experienced R&D Technician.

Primary Role:

Under the direction of members of the R&D team:

  • To implement and carry out testing of products, prototypes and concepts, utilising the most appropriate and effective methods
  • To assist in the analysis of test results
  • To assist in other research, development and production activities
  • Operation of metrology microscope for wafer inspection and incoming part metrology
  • Ensure all work is carried out according to Health and Safety Policy

Other Roles:

  • To help develop inspection protocols for incoming parts
  • To assist in the automation of the wafer inspection process
  • Participation in team and other meetings when required
  • Maintain good laboratory practice
  • Ensure safe working practice
  • Train other staff where appropriate


  • Inquisitive mind and a desire to understand systems and solve problems
  • Keen attention to detail and proven ability to perform experiments
  • Keep accurate results and document work
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • Good observation skills
  • Good experimental and practical skills;
  • Good numerical skills and ability to analyse test data
  • Ability to develop and follow procedures in a repeatable manner and to a high standard
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with scientific instrumentation

Personal Attributes:

  • Team-player, ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative to solve problems
  • Desire to work "hands-on"
  • Self-motivated
  • Well organised
  • Self-confident
  • Attention to detail
  • Open and honest
  • Able to work to tight deadlines without close supervision and without loss of attention to detail or accuracy


  • Science or engineering based diploma or degree or at least 3-years relevant experience


  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a production or research role is desirable
  • Experience of working with medical devices an advantage
  • Experience of taking on technical projects, at work, school or as hobbies a plus

Reference: 36350976

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