Vacancy: Cambridge, United Kingdom

Product Development Engineer

To meet the company’s growth plans, Endomag are seeking a Product Development Engineer to help with developing magnetic sensing systems for Endomag’s current and future surgical guidance products.

Our cutting-edge medical device products are developed and manufactured in collaboration with a network of third-party suppliers, contract development organisations, and consultants who work alongside Endomag’s R&D team. You will contribute to multiple projects and coordinate with the other members of the R&D team and wider groups at Endomag.

Part of your responsibility will be leading feasibility studies for improvements to Endomag’s line of magnetic detectors, internally and through third parties. We are looking for engineers who love solving highly complex problems on leading edge technology and who enjoy hands-on R&D.

The position combines project management and hands-on activities, providing a unique variety to the role. Endomag is certified to ISO 13485 and development programmes projects will need to be operated and documented to relevant medical device standards.

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Vacancy Details

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage development projects from requirements definition and concept development through to transfer to manufacture, using external partners as required
  • Lead feasibility studies from definition of requirements to prototyping and detail design, using external partners as required<>
  • Setting up new experimental rigs
  • V&V tests
  • Data analysis
  • Technical reports
  • Integration of mechanical, electronic and software components for product development
  • Ensure timely delivery of project milestones in line with agreed budgets, and provide suitable interpretation to directors, managers and staff within the organisation
  • Ensure that projects are documented to comply with ISO 13485, working to Endomagnetics’ Development process as outlined in the Quality System


  • An excellent degree (or equivalent) in Electronics Engineering, Physics or closely related field
  • Solid grasp of physics and electronics engineering fundamentals
  • Experience with modelling and development tools e.g. Labview, SPICE, Comsol, Matlab.
  • Familiarity with mechanical design and materials science
  • 5 years’ experience in product development
  • Evidence of strong project leadership in a multi-disciplinary commercial environment
  • Evidence of experience in managing third parties to ensure quality and timely delivery of products
  • Familiarity with multi-disciplinary product design process
  • Excellent IT skills (MS Office)
  • Experience in working for a small, dynamic organisation

Attributes and Behaviours

  • Attitude – Self-starter with strong motivational skills and a positive “can do” attitude. You will be keen to learn and build positive relationships
  • Communication – Be able to communicate clearly, negotiate and effectively and demonstrate inter-personal skills.
  • Initiative – Self-motivated to explore new areas or ways of overcoming existing problems, using sound judgement and escalating when in doubt.
  • Attention to Detail – Evidence of ability to work with critical attention to detail and high levels of accuracy to thoroughly assess new technical developments.
  • Adaptability – Can be flexible towards change and have the ability to redirect work and priorities to be in alignment with the strategic corporate goals. Counted on to achieve objectives and be flexible to take on other tasks when required./li>
  • Dependability/Perseverance  Take responsibility for delivering on agreed task and goals. Always willing to go the extra mile to complete projects on schedule.
  • Professionalism – Adhere to a high level of professionalism and integrity by demonstrating ethical behaviour.
  • Teamwork – Work with others in contributing to the overall success of the company.

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How to apply


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