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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer

We’re looking for an experienced, highly skilled senior mechanical engineer to join our growing Cambridge-based team to play a key role in creating, analysing and developing our state-of-the-art robotic technology for laparoscopic surgery.

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 breath-taking innovation that underpins our next generation of surgical robot. We are 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’ll be part of our ambitious, collaborative and multi-disciplinary product development team, designing and developing innovative and complex electro-mechanical products and systems. Your responsibilities will include:

·  Developing and implementing creative solutions utilising a wide range of technologies and meeting key requirements

·  Leading and delivering project tasks within agreed timescales and budget, as part of a multi-disciplinary product development team

·  Writing and reviewing complex technical design documentation and test protocols

·  Collaborating widely across teams to ensure that designs are delivered to the highest standard throughout the product development process

·  Supporting Manufacturing Operations with the specification, build and test of production systems, including design input to risk analyses, design for manufacture and assisting with supply chain activities to support the sourcing of innovative and high-quality production parts


About you

A natural communicator and an innate drive to ‘get things done’ goes without saying, and in addition we’d like you to have:

  • A strong degree in a relevant engineering discipline plus extensive industry experience
  • Significant design experience of innovative and complex electro-mechanical systems using SolidWorks CAD
  • Proven ability to optimise lightweight structural design for high reliability and ease of manufacture
  • Analytical skills, including structural and tolerance analysis and use of FEA, mathematical analysis and modelling tools.
  • Practical experience of transfer to manufacture activities for low and high-volume production
  • Experience of operating under formal design processes and designing to IEC 60601, including verification
  • Exposure and appreciation of the requirements of operating and developing medical products under ISO13485
  • An appreciation of mechatronic systems with high precision and fast response characteristics
  • A genuine desire to help and support team members so that we can all achieve our best

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 infamous 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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