Laboratory Electronics Engineer

Laboratory Electronics Engineer

Job Title: Laboratory Electronics Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Borehamwood
Salary: £24k - 32k + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15544a+AD
Contact Name: Alex Dobson
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 17, 2017 09:55

Job Description

  • Laboratory Electronics Engineer
  • Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
  • £24k - £32k depending on experience
  • Major chemical and petrochemical service organisation
  • Hands on experience is essential

A varied and challenging new position has arisen in Borehamwood, Herts, for an Electronics Engineer with a Mechanical Engineering background. This is a brand new opportunity with a growing organisation who offer a range of bench and pilot scale automated reactor and calorimetry services to different businesses in the chemical, pharmaceutical and petrochemical sectors. If you are looking for variety, accountability and strong opportunities for career progression, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

The Company

An established, well-respected organisation, involved in the custom supply of services to major global chemical and petrochemical corporations, to develop new chemicals, plastics and medicines. Based in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, the company do not carry out process research themselves, but rather provide their clients with bench and pilot scale automated reactor and calorimeters, for such work. Their systems typically consist of a stirred reactor with all the necessary probes and liquid/gas dosing capability to enable a wide range of processes to be investigated. Their equipment consists of electronics for measuring things such as temperature, pressure and pH plus stirred glass and metal chambers that are heated/cooled for performing the experiments.

Operating internationally, they are a company that specializes in the research and development of chemical reactors and systems. They provide both automated and manual tools for process R&D to clients in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical and petrochemical industries, as well as in academia. Originally established in 1987, the company has grown to include a complete team of chemists and chemical engineers, working from a fully equipped testing facility, backed with powerful and chemist-friendly software.

The Role

We are currently looking for a hands-on Laboratory Electronics Engineer with practical experience together with:
  • Assembly and testing of electronics interface
  • Adept at making cables, connectors and general soldering tasks
  • Computer literacy, in addition to some knowledge of interfacing
  • Ability to construct prototype units
  • Understanding of analogue and digital circuitry
You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team building and testing electronic systems as part of larger projects.

Some Mechanical Engineering experience, and use of hand tools would be an advantage (especially within a laboratory and with prototype work).

You must be able to work independently or as part of a team, and be capable of working to strict deadlines.


In addition to a generous salary (£24k - £32k depending on experience), the company offers an annual bonus, 22 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) and an excellent pension (after 1 year’s service).


Electronic Technician, Mechanical Skills, Pharmaceutical, Laboratory, Hands-on, Electronics, Assembly Testing, Cables, Connectors, Soldering, Graduate, Borehamwood, Herts, Hertfordshire, North London.