R&D Engineer

We are looking for an R&D Engineer to join join our dynamic team of engineers and scientists.

We value talent, creativity and hard work and offer a supportive work environment that encourages teamwork and open-mindedness.


Applications are invited for a creative R&D Engineer to work on the development, and implementation of mechanical systems for a variety of projects. The appointed engineer will support an interdisciplinary team of engineers and biologists working together in microfluidics and 3D cell culture. The role will involve the following tasks;

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to create innovate mechanical designs that meet project requirements.
  • Conducting thorough analyses and calculations to ensure the integrity, safety, and efficiency of mechanical components and systems.
  • Conducting experiments methodically, analysing data and interpreting results.
  • Preparing and reviewing technical drawings, specifications, and documentation.
  • Overseeing the installation, testing, and commissioning of mechanical systems.
  • Identifying opportunities for design optimisation and cost-effective solutions.
  • Providing engineering support to Biologists.
  • Preparation/Support the preparation of technical presentations and report writing including writing/editing of SOPs and peer-reviewed publications as required.



  • A bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in mechanical engineering is desirable.
  • Proficient in using CAD software (e.g. AutoCAD Inventor) and other relevant tools.


  • A good understanding of electrical systems is desirable as you will be coordinating with both electrical and software engineers on projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills for effective collaboration.
  • Project management skills and the ability to manage tasks within defined timelines.

Closing date: 3rd November 2023

Salary: Competitive

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