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Graduate Manufacturing Engineer 2020

We are looking for a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer to join our team after graduating in 2020. It’s exciting and challenging work alongside technical experts who have a passion for what they do, and you’ll be given real responsibility from day one. 


You will be responsible for performing design for manufacture, design transfer to manufacture for a range of products and operations management for our clients in the consumer, healthcare, industrial and energy sectors. You will be involved in all aspects of product development - from concept, to analysis, to prototype design and transfer to manufacture.


You will join a collaborative working environment where you will have the support of an experienced team and you can expect to develop your technical skills and gain an understanding of real world science and technology. You'll join our Graduate Development Programme and benefit from the support of an allocated mentor, a mix of training which will focus on consultancy and soft skill development, on the job learning to help you grow technically, and the support to achieve chartership.


This role will be based in our Cambridge office and there may also be an opportunity for international travel to a variety of client sites. If you are looking for a varied career, in a fast paced environment where we offer our clients a truly holistic approach, then we would love to hear from you.

About You:

  • 1st or 2:1 degree in Manufacturing Engineering from a leading university. Alternatively, a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a post graduate qualification in Manufacturing.
  • Eager with a can-do attitude
  • Communication is key in this role. You will need to present your ideas and conclusions to stakeholders from technical and non-technical backgrounds
  • Analytical and innovative capabilities 
  • Determined drive to rapidly absorb and develop skills in a wide range of engineering disciplines 
  • Experience in the following would be advantageous: concept generation; system level design; engineering analysis and detail design; 3D CAD; prototyping and lab testing; design for high and low volume manufacture; design for high reliability; transfer to manufacture; manufacturing process development; world class manufacturing principles
  • Able to work collaboratively to short timescales whilst maintaining an excellent attention to detail  
  • Be self-motivated and accustomed to getting on with tasks with a thirst for new technologies and using the best tools for the job
  • Bright, conscientious and creative

About Us:

We are an employee owned company with our staff at the centre of our strategy. Employee ownership allows us to maintain full control over the direction of our business and our creative culture. 

We hire people with a genuine enthusiasm and curiosity for engineering and science so if you’re the type of person who fills their spare time designing and making things, then we’d love to know.

In return for your hard work and insightful ideas, you receive a competitive salary, discretionary bonus, 12% non-contributory pension, private healthcare and 25 days holiday