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Research And Development Engineer

Posted 9 days ago

  • Ely, Cambridgeshire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 3 months
R&D Engineer / Physicist, Cambridge, Salary: £30,000 - £50,000, Benefits: Extensive A fantastic opportunity for an applied Physicist / Research Engineer has arisen at a Cambridge-based, cutting edge, leading product development company whose innovative technology is reshaping the medical, life science, environmental and industrial sectors. The R&D Engineer / Physicist will join the research and product development team responsible for researching, designing and development of the next generation of state-of-the-art fluid control products and technologies. This position is open to recent Physics or Engineering PhD candidates or Masters graduates with a couple of years’ experience. You will have the freedom to explore the novel application of interesting physical principles (e.g. piezoelectricity, non-linear acoustics, resonant mechanics, etc). In doing so, you will help to bring a new generation of unique and disruptive products to the market. You will work on everything from early-stage concept generation, evaluation, and prototyping, through to the design and transfer of new products to commercial launch. In return you can expect an excellent salary, profit-related bonus, company performance bonus, superb pension, private medical, life insurance and free lunch. Also, you will be working in a fabulous purpose-built R&D facility. Requirements for R&D Engineer / PhysicistA PhD or Masters in applied Physics or Engineering. Recent and relevant experience working as a research scientist / R&D Engineer / Physicist exploring new technologies and concept generation, including proof of concept. Strong experimental and analytical skills, particularly in the areas of mechanics, fluidics, and acoustics.Solid understanding of physical principles and their application to practical systems.Good practical skills, and the ability to devise, set up and run tests in the lab. Curiosity, imagination and creativity.Experience working with piezoelectric devices beneficial.Python or Matlab knowledge beneficial.Experience with multiphysics FEA software (e.g. COMSOL) Job/vacancy location: Cambridge (commutable from Newmarket, Huntingdon, St Neots, Newmarket, Royston, Bury St Edmunds, Stevenage, etc)