Manufacturing Technicians

Manufacturing Technicians

We are looking for manufacturing technicians to carry out the manufacture and assembly of our state of the art surgical robotic system at our Cambridge site. If you’re looking for a challenging role, where you can learn on the job encompassing a range of skills from electronics, test and measurement through to precision mechanical assembly, then this could be the perfect role 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, fair and responsible and people focussed. If you share these values and 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 as part of a close-knit team, this role will see you taking responsibility for:

  • Assembly of electro-mechanical sub-systems (e.g. robotic joints) following manufacturing instructions
  • Testing / commissioning of integrated electro-mechanical assemblies using pre-defined instructions
  • Assembly and test of integrated robotic arms and other sub-systems
  • Supporting the testing / commissioning / debugging of integrated robotic sub-systems, including documentation

About you

It’s taken for granted that you’ll be great at working as part of a team, bringing your strong work ethic and a proven desire to deliver high quality results. We’d also like you to have:

  • A can-do attitude for a variety of tasks including, goods-in inspection, stock control and manufacture
  • Proven practical experience of high tech assembly or test (preferably within a regulated environment such as medical/pharmaceutical or aerospace)
  • A careful approach to assembly, lab and tool use
  • The ability to keep accurate records, in line with cGMP
  • Cable assembly skills (use of crimp tools, wire cutters and associated hand tools)
  • Experience using test/measurement equipment such as bench power supplies, multi-meters and oscilloscopes

Naturally you’ll have a relevant NVQ / BTEC qualification, and at least 5 GCSEs at greater than C grade.  Good written English is essential, as is the ability to use Microsoft Office suite tools, including Excel.

The Package

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package (including pension, cycle-to-work scheme, life assurance, and medical insurance – as well as our legendary monthly company 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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