42 Technology is a successful and growing consultancy specialising in innovation, design and development. Our work with world leading clients in a range of industries takes products and processes from ideas to reality. We have built a reputation for challenging the status quo and finding creative and pragmatic solutions to difficult technical problems.

Our employees love the variety and challenge of our work. We have a stimulating and open culture, an excellent team and a great location in the historic town of St Ives, close to Cambridge.

The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced manufacturing technologist to help us continue to grow our manufacturing expertise. With a demonstrable track record of consultancy in mechanical engineering and manufacturing technology and automation, you will be capable of providing technical and project management leadership to both clients and project teams. You will enjoy being client facing, often on-site, resolving complex technical challenges and with a deeply practical streak that compliments your strong theoretical knowledge.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic, technically excellent, business savvy and a strong communicator

The role

Your core responsibility will be to:

  • Lead project teams working on complex manufacturing / automation focussed challenges
  • Help clients understand how to put novel concepts / products into production
  • Lead the technical negotiation of contract scope
  • Contribute expertise and experience to other project teams

Additional expertise in complex electromechanical product development, thermal and fluidic analysis, and connected devices (IoT) is also interesting.

We offer a competitive package including 28 days holidays, private healthcare and a performance related bonus.

About you

You will have:

  • A deep knowledge of manufacturing processes and automation gained outside of engineering consultancy
  • Experience of engineering consultancy
  • A strong technical degree from a well-reputed institution
  • Full UK Driving Licence, UK work permit / you are an EU national
  • Valid passport and willingness to travel internationally

Ideally you will have:

  • 10+ years’ experience in professional services
  • Experience of running complex R&D projects


Next steps

If you are excited by this opportunity and believe you have the skills and experience to succeed then get in touch and tell us why. You can reach us at careers@42technology.com. Please also send us a copy of your CV and quote reference MT18.

Our application process includes two half days of interviews. We aim to respond to applications within two weeks and aim to complete the whole process within one month.

A position at 42 Technology is very much what you make of it.

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