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Mechatronics Engineer, Opto-mechanics (26753)

Cambridge, UK
to c£60,000 DoE + Benefits

Development and test of innovative opto-mechatronic instruments

Based in dedicated labs and offices in Cambridge, this multi-disciplinary product company are developing an instrumentation platform used by scientific companies. They are currently looking to hire a Mechatronics Engineer with strong mechanical engineering and optics experience to join them.

The role will include design, test and development of mechatronics and optics systems; devise system tests and metrology experiments to validate functionality; and collaborate / manage external stakeholders and manufacture partners.


  • 1st / 2.1 degree in engineering and demonstrable experience in successful delivery of opto-mechanical instruments and / or precision-based motion control within a mechatronic system.
  • Experience with 3D CAD packages (ideally SolidWorks).
  • Past project experience with systems working in a regulated environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (collaborating with technical people from other disciplines or other stakeholders).

The problems being solved are complex and require a collaborative approach to successfully deliver innovations. Good teamwork and appreciation of meeting deadlines is important.

On offer is an excellent remuneration package including enhanced employer pension contributions, health insurance, and bonus. Further, there are a number of benefits to support your career and overall well-being.

Keywords: Instrumentation, Control Systems, Multi-disciplinary, 3D CAD, Mechatronics, Engineering, System Tests, Team Work, Collaboration, Career Support, Cambridge, UK

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