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Are you an experienced manufacturing process engineer who wants to turn your skills to helping a huge range of clients transfer their products to manufacture and optimise the manufacturing processes? Are you experienced in balancing commercial, design and manufacturing constraints, to realise innovative yet realistic designs? Would you relish the challenge of working on a diverse range of medical devices in multidisciplinary teams?

If so come and join our exciting Medical Technology business, and work on a huge range of products from autoinjectors to surgical robots.

What you will be doing! 

Cambridge Consultants develops and advises on a broad range of products and works alongside many different manufacturing partners. In this role you will work on a variety of medical development projects, applying your skills across our market sectors and projects from early concept through to improving already commercialised processes.

  • You will help to take a small-scale process and determine how it could be scaled up and the constraints this imposes at the current scale.
  • You will take the lead on manufacturing-focused projects, e.g. process improvement, process scale up, or transferring manufacture of a product to a new CMO.
  • You will support design for manufacture as products are developed, including modelling product cost, identifying potential suppliers, supporting supplier audits and supply chain discussions.
  • You will work with our clients to develop a validation master plan and ensure their current process meets the requirements for validation readiness.
  • You will also be able to apply your skills to design verification activities, including procurement of prototypes for testing and specification and validation of jigs and fixtures.
  • You will have an interest in taking on projects outside your current skill set and apply your knowledge to new areas, or be keen to research and learn new areas.

What you can bring!

  • Experience of working in a medical product manufacturing environment
    • Could be in the scale up and commercialisation aspect, or in R&D of the manufacturing line
    • Experience of process, equipment or software validation
  • In depth knowledge of quality management and GMP 
    • Including good documentation skills, e.g. experience of writing specifications, batch records, SOPs, protocols and reports, pFMEA
  • Experience of liaising with clients/customers and planning work
  • Experience of applying lean manufacturing techniques to improve efficiency / cost 

Additional experience that would be advantageous; 

  • Engineering or science degree, or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of modelling product cost
  • Operational excellence with experience of Six-Sigma and Lean
  • Experience of working with manufacturers / CMOs / tooling engineers
  • Experience of applying the principles of Design of Experiments to project planning
  • Experience of supporting preparation for regulatory audits
  • Experience of process mapping tools

About Us! 

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.

Our Medical Technology business falls into four key focus areas:

  • Pharma and biotech
  • Surgical Systems
  • Acute and critical care
  • Life sciences

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 reviewed annually 
  • Company profit share 
  • Generous pension 
  • Hybrid working model 
  • Flexible working hours and location 
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays, with flexibility to carry over / borrow 
  • Comprehensive insurance - Life, disability, private healthcare and travel insurance (business & leisure)
  • Enhanced family leave benefit of 13 weeks full-pay parental leave for those that meet qualifying criteria
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Social committee
  • Discounted train season tickets, through Travel Plan Plus
  • If travelling to Cambridge by train; Free shuttle service to/from Cambridge North train station, through Cambridge Science Park
  • Whilst in the office; Free canteen - breakfast, lunch & refreshments 
  • A comprehensive relocation package is available, if applicable 

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.

Diversity & Inclusion

Cambridge Consultants is a workplace where everyone is welcome. When the brightest minds come together and feel included, that’s when we develop the most important technology breakthroughs. We believe that diversity can only flourish when everyone feels involved and has a sense of belonging. We welcome and value all people regardless of their characteristics and encourage applications from all backgrounds and dimensions of society.

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