Mechanical Engineer (UK) at Cambridge Touch Technologies
Cambridge, GB

Cambridge Touch Technologies Ltd. (“CTT”), recognized as a 2021 Best Startup in Cambridge, UK, as well as one of only 22 European companies named to the 2020 EE Times Silicon 100, is a fast growing and exciting company combining touch, AI, cloud, and edge technologies into its market leading UltraTouch location and force sensing solution. Founded in 2011 as a spin out from the University of Cambridge, and based on the world-renowned Cambridge Science Park, CTT develops and commercialises its patented technology for next generation smart devices and surfaces. Backed by multinational strategic and venture capital investors, and with a strong international team in Asia, Europe and the US, the company is entering an exciting growth stage within our target verticals of consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, and medical markets.

The successful candidate must both collaborate effectively as part of a team of highly-skilled multi-disciplinary engineers, and proactively plan and execute their own work with minimal supervision. We’re seeking highly motivated and self-starting problem solvers who have a natural desire to innovate and get the job done, whatever it takes.

For this role, we are looking for a Mechanical Engineer with 2+ years’ experience in a commercial environment.

Your main duties as a Mechanical Engineer will be:

  • Engineering or Physics Degree (or equivalent qualification) to at least 2.1 level
  • At least two years of relevant industry experience or equivalent
  • CAD experience – familiar with creating 3D mechanical parts and assemblies. Experience using SolidWorks is essential
  • Experience with FEA software – familiar with creating finite element models to determine stress and strain in mechanical parts
  • Formal requirements definition and capture
  • Experience in plastics, moulding and production – experience of the design, including “design for manufacture” techniques, of both plastic and metal parts and assemblies
  • Excellent spoken and written English, with clear communication skills and an understanding of good documentation practices
And some beneficial skills (not essential) may involve:
  • COMSOL experience
  • Automotive experience
  • Fluent in either Mandarin Chinese or German language
Envisaged duties will include:
  • Design and creation of mechanical concepts and designs to support force applications
  • Interpretation, analysis and modification of customer supplied designs
  • Develop and maintain mechanical application rules for CTT sensors for use by partners and customers
The candidate must be prepared to get hands-on and work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment with a passionate team of engineers. The candidate should possess a strong motivation for start-up culture and success through stock options. There is an excellent potential for professional growth and financial gain.

At Cambridge Touch Technologies Ltd we ensure that our staff receive a competitive rate salary, along with an attractive benefits package.