2020 Graduate Operations & Systems Engineer

2020 Graduate Operations & Systems Engineer

Working within the Customer Operations team, you’ll develop and deploy your system level expertise to ensure maximum system up-time for our state of the art surgical robotic system. You’ll play a key role in enabling surgical teams to get the best clinical value from the Versius surgical robotic platform and ensuring service agreements and warranty obligations are fulfilled. If you’re looking for a challenging role, where you can combine your technical, trouble shooting and customer facing skills then this could be the perfect role for you.

You’ll be exposed to a wide variety of teams at CMR, helping you make informed decisions regarding your future career, whether you choose to stay within operations, focus on engineering design or move into a commercially focused role.

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.


Working independently and as part of a wider team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Troubleshooting and repair of our advanced integrated surgical robotic systems
  • Owning customer issues from identification of issue through to resolution, maintaining great customer satisfaction
  • Provide technical support to surgeons, clinical teams and internal CMR teams including Commercial, Marketing, Professional Education and Clinical
  • Helping develop CMR’s technical support & service processes
  • Maintaining customer service logs, internal service records and accurate configurations of the installed base, ensuring Quality procedures are followed and further developed for efficient scale up
  • Providing feedback to and collaborating with our Engineering Development and Manufacturing teams

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’s remit that helps the team deliver its objectives.

About you

You’ll be great at working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, bringing your strong work ethic and a proven desire to deliver high quality results.  Naturally you’ll have a good (first or upper second) degree in engineering, physics or related discipline, and a solid grasp of electronics and software engineering fundamentals, applied to real time systems including analytical, theoretical, experimental and creative capabilities.

You will need to have:

  • Ability to look at problems from a system perspective and be able to drill down analysis to software, electronics and / or mechanical issues.
  • A can-do hands-on attitude for a variety of tasks
  • Ability to independently trouble shoot complex electro-mechanical systems
  • A mechanical aptitude for performing any mechanical component repair or replacement to exacting standards
  • Electronics experience and ability to perform software updates via engineering interfaces
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external customers in high pressure situations and maintain strong customer relationships
  • Good written English and the ability to use Microsoft Office suite tools.
  • A full driving licence, be capable of travelling at short notice and be able to handle the rigours of air travel
  • A keenness to work with hospitals and to learn about Operating Theatre protocols and procedures
  • A genuine desire to help and support team members so that we can all achieve our best

We would like you to:

  • Be able to speak a second continental European language or Mandarin

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!

Please note that interviews will be held in December 2019 and the second round will take place early next year.

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