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Location: Oxfordshire, England Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits inc free parking
Sector: Engineering, Technology, Science Type: Permanent
Contact: Chris Taylor

Employment Solutions have an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic Electrical and Software Design Engineer to join a growing business in the Oxfordshire area who are a young biotech company. The company are currently launching a system for isolating and culturing single-cells based on the company's innovative fluid manipulation technology. As an Electrical Design Engineer, this role would have a particular focus on:

  • Electrical prototyping, PCB design and layout
  • Microcontroller programming (C/C++)
  • Windows app creation
  • User interface design

However, being part of a new start-up company means that the full product development, launch and support will be handled as a team and all engineers will be expected to have a good understanding of the full system. The flexibility to work on all aspects of the engineering process in essential.

New members of the team should have a strong interest in design, manufacture and product development and be able to pick up new skills quickly. Further examples of useful skills include:

  • Product design for low volume manufacture, both mechanical and electrical
  • Basic knowledge of EMI, ESD, etc
  • Use of MCAD and ECAD
  • Software development
  • Machine assembly and testing
  • UI programming
  • Basic understanding of fluid dynamics
  • Basic understanding of cell biology
  • Working with users to further user centered design

The position may include traveling to represent the company within/outside the UK from time to time.

Previous experience in these areas and others is desirable, we welcome applications from both graduates and experienced engineers (or related disciplines/experience)