Electronics Technician

Electronics Technician

We’re looking for an electronics technician to join our team in Cambridge, helping with assembly, repair and modification of our state-of-the-art robotic system. If you’re looking for a challenging role, where you can learn a range of skills on the job (from electronics, test and measurement through to precision mechanical assembly) then this could be a great fit for you.

Why join us?

CMR is one of the UK’s most exciting companies to be joining right now. The scale of our ambition to build a world-class medical devices company in Cambridge is matched only by the breathtaking innovation that underpins our next generation of surgical robot. We’re an award-winning company that plans to significantly disrupt the way surgery is performed for the benefit of millions of patients all around the world.

Our values are ambitious, humble, people focused and fair and responsible. If you share these values, our passion for improving lives, and have the skills to make a real difference to the way minimal access surgery is developed and delivered, then it’s a great time to join us.


You’d play a crucial role in our growing team, mainly responsible for:

  • PCB modification and repair
  • Building and testing of electro-mechanical assemblies (e.g. robot joints)
  • Supporting the testing and debugging of integrated robot arms
  • Building electronic and electromechanical assembly prototypes
  • Lab support activities e.g. component stocking, tool storage and management, ordering and specifying of consumables
  • Writing documentation for test reports, change requests, work instructions
  • Running test scripts and maintaining test records

We’re a high growth company and as such roles change and evolve. We’d expect you to be willing to turn your hand to anything within the team remit that helps the team deliver its objectives.

About you

Ideally you will have a relevant NVQ / BTEC qualification with some practical experience in high tech assembly and test. You will be enthusiastic and proactive and of course, you’ll be a great team player and as keen as we are to produce work to the highest standards. We’d also like you to have:

  • A can-do attitude for a variety of tasks
  • The ability to keep accurate records, e.g. serial numbers, test reports, etc
  • Familiarity with using measurement and test equipment such as bench power supplies, multi-meters, oscilloscopes
  • SMD soldering skills on small components (e.g. 0402s / fine pitch QFNs), use of hot air pencils, hot plates etc
  • Cable assembly skills (use of crimp tools, wire cutters and associated hand tools)
  • Keeping a lab stocked with components and tools, and keeping lab tidy
  • Management / maintenance of test and measurement equipment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools including Word and Excel

The package

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package (including non-contributory pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, life assurance, and our legendary monthly BBQs). On top of that, you’ll be joining a company with a fabulous culture of ambition, creativity and teamwork, and where fun is just as valued as our commitment to make surgery better for millions of people.

Interested? We’d love to hear from you!


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