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Are you a Mechanical Engineer with industry experience and looking for a new challenge? In our Medical Technology division we solve complex multidisciplinary problems to enable our clients to bring world-changing technology to market. We are seeking a hands-on Design Engineer to join the Integrated Mechanical Systems group, working across a range of healthcare sectors including Lifesciences, Diagnostics, Bioinnovation, Drug Delivery and Surgical.

Role description

Mechanical Engineering forms the backbone of many of our projects in Medical Technology. As part of a multi-disciplinary and sometimes international team, you will make individual contributions to your projects, working alongside colleagues from all disciplines, and take ownership of tasks from all stages of the development process. Project work may range from focused detailed design to first-principle analysis and hands-on prototyping and experimentation. You will be expected to produce consistent work autonomously in your area of expertise and work collaboratively with others to deliver impact for our clients. We support our staff to steer their career development towards their interests and welcome applicants who aspire to technical, project and commercial leadership. 


  • Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering (including Biomedical, Mechatronics, Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Mechatronics or equivalent)
  • Design engineering industry experience. For example, but not limited to, CAD, design analysis, structural analysis, rapid prototyping, technical drawings, design for manufacture, design for assembly.
  • Driven by solving complex engineering problems in a team environment

The following are not required, but any experience in these areas would be advantageous:

  • Leadership experience of engineering challenges, including task leadership or project management
  • Familiarity with working in any regulated environment (e.g. Medical, Aerospace. Automotive)
  • Prior consulting experience including interaction with clients
  • High-level knowledge of other disciplines, such as Systems Engineering, Design Assurance, Software or Electronics

Why Cambridge Consultants?

Cambridge Consultants creates exciting and novel breakthroughs in technology and products. We help our clients achieve the kind of game-changing leap forward that will transform their whole business.

At the heart of what we do are talented and motivated multi-disciplinary teams empowered to create cutting edge technologies and systems to solve difficult problems for our clients.

We recognise and celebrate individual talent and we understand the importance of letting individuals be just that. Our people are here to do the best work of their lives and our job is to provide the platform for them to do it. That means letting people pursue the projects that interest them and develop their career in whatever direction they choose.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse workplace. We believe that diversity can only flourish when everyone feels included and has a sense of belonging.

We value all people regardless of gender, age, disability, race, ethnic origin, parental status, language, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.




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  • Competitive salary, based on merit and reviewed annually
  • Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Life, disability and travel insurance, plus private healthcare
  • Free canteen - breakfast, lunch and refreshments
  • 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays, with flexibility to carry over / borrow
  • Relocation assistance if applicable
  • Excellent career development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social committee
  • Discounted train season tickets, through Travel Plan Plus
  • Free shuttle service to/from Cambridge North train station, through Cambridge Science Park

Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees' careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.

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