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073SE - Product Design Engineering - Year in Industry Student

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £23,400

Hours: 37 Hours a week

Discipline: Optimize existing product designs/processes and helping introduce them to manufacture.



The company develops new medical devices for diagnosing and treating cancer. The company is transforming cancer care through its surgical guidance systems based on magnetic sensing which surgeons across the globe are using every day to locate cancer lesions and lymph nodes. With 3 products on the market, Sentimag, Magtrace and Magseed, the Cambridge-based company has sales in over 45 countries worldwide.


This role will involve working within the Product Engineering team with focus on optimizing existing product designs/processes and helping introduce them to manufacture. This requires working on a large array of tasks such as devising and testing product design improvements, reviewing customer feedback to understand areas for product or process improvements and designing jigs to help improve product manufacture.

This will be achieved working alongside other functions in the company and our manufacturing partner and may involve interacting with our network of third-party suppliers and consultants.

Your responsibilities will include

Working within a team to devise creative ways to improve product manufacture, performance, and robustness.
Work alongside our manufacturing partners and other members of the Product Engineering team to help optimise manufacturing processes, documentation, inspection, and testing methods.
Building and testing of prototype products and designs to verify and validate design improvements
Assisting with jig design, build and verification/validation to improve product manufacture and testing
Data analysis and presentation of findings to help guide product and process improvements
Producing clear and concise written technical reports and presentation to share and support findings


The successful applicant will have a passion and excellent grades in Electronics/ Physical Sciences. They will be a self-starter and have an inquisitive and probing nature, with a keen interest in product design and development. This is a hands-on role that requires analytical and practical problem-solving skills with critical attention to detail and high levels of accuracy. Other desirable abilities and skills:

Experience with any of the following software packages is a benefit: LabVIEW, MATLAB, JMP, Solid works, Fusion 360
Proficiency with MS Office; Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Excellent written communication and presentation skills
Effective communication and teamwork 
Excellent organisational and time management skills to effectively handle conflicting priorities and ensure tight deadlines are met
Willingness to work in a closely regulated industry


To apply for this role, please ensure you meet the eligibility criteria (correct level of education, any location specific requirements, nationality and specific subjects/degrees) and then once you are confident you do, click here to go to our applications page.


Or you can email for further information or any queries.

073SE - Product Design Engineering - Year in Industry Student

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