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R&D Test Engineer - Sensing Technology


A growing instrumentation and sensing technology inventor in Cambridge are searching for an experienced research and development test engineer to join their in-house testing team.

As a R&D Test Engineer within this organisation, you will be utilising your experience to determine the performance and reliability of brand-new physical products within the biotechnology space.

You will be charged with building prototypes and designing and running experiments to gather performance data on new products at the intersection of science and engineering, meaning you will be working alongside physicists, scientists, and engineers.

It will be your role in ensure that exciting new breakthrough products can make the successful transition from initial concept to manufacturing. This will be done by creating bespoke prototypes and testing programmes which will provide detailed data and insights that can be translated into real-world improvements.

To be considered for this role, we are ideally looking for a candidate who has the following;

  • Hands-on experience with making and testing prototypes in industry.
  • Strong data analysis skills and sensor performance testing experience.
  • Ideally STEM-degree educated.

As well as providing a great opportunity for you to work on a brand-new products within a fast-paced environment the company is offering competitive packages and opportunities for career growth. The package includes a bonus, share options and industry-leading pension contributions.

For more information, please call Matthew Lowdon of Newton Colmore Consulting on 0044 121 268 2240 or make an application and one of our team will be in touch.

Newton Colmore Consulting is a highly specialist recruitment consultancy operating within the Medical Devices, Scientific Engineering, Scientific Software, Robotics, Science, Electronics Design, New Product Design, Human Factors, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Field Service Engineering sectors throughout Europe and the US.

Key words: Test Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, CAD, SolidWorks, Cambridge, Instrumentation, Fluidics, Sensors,

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Employment Type


Beginning of employment

By Arrangement - ASAP

Duration of employment



Research and Development

Job Location

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Working Hours

Monday to Friday

Date posted

15th January 2023

Valid through

17th April 2023

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R&D Test Engineer - Sensing Technology

Newton Colmore
Cambridge, UK
Full time

Published on 17 Jan 2023

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