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Development Engineer

We are looking for a Development Engineer to join the team working on leading edge scintillation products. This is a Product and Process development role that would ideally suit a Process Engineer with 3 – 5 years relevant experience that includes Mechanical Engineering and Design activities.

Scintacor is a world leader in phosphor and scintillation technologies. Our products allow the conversion of many different invisible radiations into visible light for imaging and detection applications.

We are located on the Cambridge Commercial Park – close to Cambridge North Rail station for easy commuting.


  • 3D CAD (SolidWorks),
  • A good degree in an Engineering / Science discipline,
  • Experience of jig & tooling design,
  • Structured and methodical problem solving,
  • Versatility to work effectively, on our wide product range – both independently and as part of a close-knit, multi-disciplinary team,
  • Ability to set up and maintain a drawing document control system,
  • 3-5 years experience of process development within a technically challenging environment,
  • Good reporting and presentation skills,
  • Ability to write clear Work Instructions to transfer processes to the Production team,
  • The ability to communicate effectively with potential customers,


  • Commercial awareness,
  • Design for manufacture and assembly,
  • Experience in device / product development, from concept to manufacture,
  • Structured and methodical problem solving,
  • Experience of X-ray scintillation materials,
  • Excellent communications skills, including communicating to a range of technical and non-technical audiences,
  • Tolerance analysis for mass production,
  • Cleanroom process experience including Thin film deposition, conformal coatings, X-ray testing, cnc machining & cutting processes,
  • Good manual dexterity,
  • Attention to detail and a critical eye for product quality,

Personal Qualities

  • Willingness to take responsibility and drive activities,
  • A self-starter able to operate on your own initiative and manage your time and workload,
  • Cope well with unexpected change, flexible and calm under pressure,
  • Respectful of others views, opinions and contributions,
  • Collaborate effectively and actively share own knowledge,
  • Display honesty and integrity at all times,
  • Eager to continually learn and improve,


This role will involve product and process development of (primarily) X-ray scintillator products although the ideal candidate will be able to transfer their skills across the range of our products. SolidWorks skills and sound mechanical design experience will be an essential part of this job, with the ability to produce robust designs and drawings, and to communicate with suppliers and customers.

You will be involved in the production and supply of sample products to customers for trials ahead of transfer into manufacturing – this will involve manufacturing samples on time and to specification, reporting test results to customers, and responding to their feedback.

You will also be able to set up and maintain a suitable document control system for all of our mechanical drawings.