Manufacturing Engineer

We are looking for an exceptional Manufacturing Engineer to join our Manufacturing Team, This role will be based at our new purpose built site at Lancaster Way Business Park, Ely and will be reporting to a Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary manufacturing team, implementing design changes and developing the production processes used that create the Versius Surgical Robotic System.  This is a fantastic opportunity to develop with us in this innovative field.

About CMR Surgical

CMR is an exciting and evolving company to be joining right now.  Our commitment to our goal of building a world-class medical devices company is underpinned by the ground-breaking innovation of our next generation of surgical robots and a diverse team of talented and supportive individuals.

We’re breaking new ground which makes working here exciting, it provides autonomy, opportunity and makes the things you do visible. Come and join us and see what you’re capable of.


  • Providing first-line hands on support to the Production teams
  • Verification, validation, and risk management of equipment, processes and inspection methods
  • Identifying and implementing process improvement activities and product design changes to ensure compliance, continuous improvement, and scale up of Versius manufacture
  • Contributing to our internal knowledge database on diagnostics processes

About you

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to have/be:

  • Able to work independently, liaising with senior members of the team and provide supervision to Graduate Manufacturing Engineers
  • A strong background (medical device industry or similar) in a relevant engineering discipline or science discipline with knowledge of one or more of mechanical, electronics and software engineering disciplines
  • A persistent problem-solving and continuous improvement mindset to engage in investigation and troubleshooting of complex electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Experience of Process and Equipment verification and validation (e.g. FAT, SAT, IQ, OQ, PQ)
  • Experience of introduction of new products or processes to production
  • Familiarity of quality management systems in medical device or similar industry
  • Ability to manage your own projects whilst working in an agile team
  • Excellent communication skills compatible with mixed technical audiences
  • A pro-active mindset in ensuring internal customers receive a high quality of service
  • Desire to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams across the business

It would also be helpful if you have:

  • Demonstrable interests in robotics or test automation
  • Experience of Lean, Six Sigma or other relevant improvement methodologies
  • Experience of reading log files, database contents, ElasticSearch

At CMR we’re building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; what matters most to us is that you identify with our values and are passionate about making a difference. 

We’d really like to hear from applicants from underrepresented groups and we recognise everyone has individual personal circumstances, so we’re open to discussing reduced / flexible / hybrid working hours for this role.

Why Join Us?

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package including a bonus, non-contributory pension, private healthcare which covers pre-existing conditions, annual personal day for every employee to use however they wish and enhanced global parental leave pay.

We recognise that everyone has a life outside of work and at times we can experience things which are significant and can impact on our working lives. We’ve just launched our Global Parental Leave and Health and Wellbeing leave supporting our colleagues going through the menopause, fertility cycles or pregnancy loss and those going through gender reassignment; allowing them time to look after themselves and those close to them.  

CMR can support with travel reimbursement for in-person interviews if you need a taxi for access needs. Please just get in touch with us [email protected] if you have any questions about this, we’re happy to help.

Interested? We’d love to hear from you!



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