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Registered Address:

5th Floor, 125 Princes Street

Edinburgh, EH2 4AD, Scotland, United Kingdom

Manufacturing Address:

Centre for Process Innovation (CPI)

NETPark, Thomas Wright Way, Sedgefield, TS21 3FG, England, United Kingdom


+44 (0) 1740625148


Wootzano Ltd is a limited company registered in Scotland with company number: SC597126.

VAT Registration Number: GB299660147.

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, all material is copyright © 2018-2019 Wootzano Ltd.

Engineering Manager

Reference                                EM01


Closing Date                           30/09/2018


Hours                                         40 hours per week


Contract                                    Full Time


Office Location                        Sedgefield, County Durham/Edinburgh, Scotland


Salary                                          Upto £55,000




Wootzano Limited, a Scottish company in Edinburgh with its manufacturing base in Sedgefield, County Durham, was created to improve the way medicine is administered. This gave rise to the Nanject (previously known as Nanopatch) project which originated from an undergraduate thesis, aiming to create a pharmaceutical patch that can deliver drugs replacing traditional needles or syringes with nanoneedles. Today, Wootzano has a novel patent-pending technology for use in flexible electronics, robotics, electronic skin, medical devices, chemical/bio-sensing and drug delivery systems. 


The ideal candidate should have the following attributes: 


  • Responsible for all technical management of the projects to ensure that the project is on-schedule and successful.

  • Be creative and keen to apply their existing project management skills and prior engineering knowledge to an emerging field of technology.

  • Should enjoy improving their skills and working within a friendly and dynamic team.

  • Identify risks, budget and plan for uncertainties in an innovative environment.

  • Analyse the market and negotiate competitive prices for raw materials for our products.

  • Create detailed engineering work plan to be presented to the CEO.

  • Implement lean six sigma strategies in the manufacturing process.

  • Prior experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Eager to learn new methodologies and concepts

  • Ensure that health and safety protocols are met by the engineering staff.

  • Support in writing engineering specifications

  • Should also be able to think out of the box and must have prior research experience.


What are we looking for?


Mandatory skills:

  • At least 5 years of experience in engineering project management

  • Strong project management skills

  • Machine learning experience

  • Degree in Engineering or similar

  • Strong technical, analytical, problem-solving skills


Desirable skills:

  • ISO standards

  • Experience in robotics or comparable industry



The role is full time working mainly at the Sedgefield location but may occasionally be asked to travel to clients on-site address or Wootzano’s main office in Edinburgh, Scotland (reasonable travel subsistence costs will be paid for by Wootzano).



To Apply


Email your CV and Covering letter, giving a detailed account of your experience, skills and knowledge in relation to the requirements posed in the questions above to info[at] with the job reference code as the subject.