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30th Apr

Microfluidic Engineer

— Life Science innovator

Location:
Herfordshire
Type:
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000

 

•             Unique IP and offering.

•             Outstanding career opportunities.

•             Strong company culture.

This is an opportunity to join an exciting Bioprocessing innovator using a breakthrough platform to reduce the manufacturing costs within the Cell & Gene Therapy and Discovery markets.

What you'll be doing:

•Design microfluidic chips using CAD software and problem-solve with the team on system design, testing and validation.                                                                               

•Microfabrication on COC-based (Cyclic olefin copolymer) microfluidic chips using CNC (Computer Numerical Controlled) micro-milling, stamping and thermal/chemical bonding and occasionally soft lithography using PDMS-based chips for flow parameter optimisation. 

• Perform hydrodynamic flow experiments on fabricated microfluidic chips.

• Design and carry out computational/numerical modelling of fluid behaviour inside the microfluidic chips (e.g. Comsol).

What experience you’ll need to apply?

•BSc in Engineering (Masters/PhD is a plus) in Fluid Mechanics/Hydrodynamics (or related fields) with specialised experience in Microfluidics (fluid dynamics in a small scale).

•CNC micro-milling with cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) and PMMA (acrylics).

•Capable of using 3D CAD softwares for designing devices. 

•Comsol and computer simulations.

•Good lab experiment work.

•Any of soft lithography, handling of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) and 3D printing would be beneficial.

What you’ll get in return for your experience:

To be part of a brilliant team, for a company dedicated to have a positive impact on human health. In addition, opportunities for growth long term. Commutable from London, Stevenage, Harlow, Watford, Essex and Herfordshire.

What’s next?

If you’re looking for an exciting and challenging role for disruptive technology for medical therapies, apply now

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Who's managing this role?

Roy Bennett

Roy Bennett

— Head of Science & Engineering Science & Innovation

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