Location: Cambridge (CB2)

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 8am until 4pm (Monday to Friday)

Salary: £56,500 to £60,000

Job Reference: 34385

Polytec are looking for a Head of Design and Technical Services for our Cambridge based client to manage the department's business production, facilities and staff.


* Responsible for the development and delivery of Design and Technical Services and their financial sustainability

* Design and construction of complex instruments / equipment from conception to delivery

* Management of departmental staff

* Investigate and development of new techniques

* Provide expertise to customers


* Degree / Masters / equivalent vocational qualification in an engineering discipline

* Excellent team and stakeholder management skills

* Hands-on instrument / equipment design, machining / forming and assembly skills

* Knowledge of the operation of research instruments / equipment

* Software skills CAD/CAM (Solidworks and PowerShape)

* Ability to write technical/business cases for internal committees, research applications and other projects

* Project management skills to ensure efficient workflow and good financial performance

* Experience of managing a workshop, and associated technical staff

* Experience in the use and maintenance of workshop equipment

* Appreciation of general chemistry, physics and associated experimental techniques

Please contact us as soon as possible for more details or apply below!

We will respond to successful applicants within a couple of days.

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