Hardware Engineer

Posted 21 July 2022
Discipline Business Transformation & Operations
Contact NameLisa Franklin

Job description

JOB TITLE: Hardware Engineer

LOCATION: Cambridge.

PACKAGE:  Up to £50,000 DOE

WAY OF WORKING: Permanent - Full time.


An exciting start up business, specializing in drug development.


As a hardware engineer, you will design, build, and maintain the products of the company. This includes the development of robotic systems for sample handling (i.e. mechanical assemblies, validation), general electronics development (i.e., PCB design, electronics prototyping) and light software development (i.e., writing/maintaining firmware and software to collect data and control an robotic system).

  • Design and build robotic systems that are at the core of our products
  • Design PCBs with analog circuitry for high accuracy analog measurements
  • Design mechanical systems for automated experiments
  • Develop/maintain firmware and software for a demonstrator platform
  • Validate internal and external designs and prototypes



  • BSc/BEng in physics or engineering
  • Experience in 2D and 3D mechanical design (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Fusion 360)
  • Previous experience with PCB design (Altium, Eagle, KiCad)
  • Hands-on experience building and maintaining mechanical & robotic systems
  • Familiarity with rapid prototyping tools such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi


If you are interested in the role please contact Ben Herd on 07393766899 or email benjamin.herd@c4s-search.co.uk  

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