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Engineering Technician

Cambridgeshire   •  excellent company benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

An innovative young start-up business that has recently acquired a significant investment round is currently recruiting an Engineering Technician to its team based in Bourn, Cambridge. The business focuses on a natural alternative to plastic derived from plant-based proteins - a first of its kind in the industry.

Their mission is to replace the world's most polluting plastics, commonly used in everyday life using their next-generation material. As part of their process development team, you will have the opportunity to work alongside world-leading engineers and scientists who are all passionate about reaching the end goal.

As Engineering Technician, there is a real opportunity to contribute to the next stage in the company's growth - as they look to scale up their technology.

Engineering Technician responsibilities

  • Provide on-site operational and technical support to the large-scale pilot plant facility.
  • Pilot plant equipment maintenance.
  • Championing a H&S culture through the facility.
  • Running and testing pilot plant equipment.

Engineering Technician requirements

  • Degree qualification in Chemistry, Engineering or closely related would be highly advantageous but not essential.
  • Hands-on, practical experience working in a process development/innovation environment.
  • Practical experience in maintaining, testing, and running large-scale pilot plant equipment.
  • Pilot plant or manufacturing experience.
  • Experience supporting a team of engineers translating processes from lab to manufacturing scale.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

This role will suit an ambitious Engineer, who wants to provide a real impact to their daily role with the view to progress into a leadership position in the near future.

Engineering Technician/Scale Up/Pilot Plant/Process Development/Maintenance/H&S/GMP

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7844
  • Posted: 12th September 2023
  • Expires: 10th October 2023

Cranleigh Scientific

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