Job Description

Renishaw's CMM Gauging Products Division (CGPD) is currently seeking to recruit a development applications engineer.

Working with the latest in metrology and gauging technology the successful candidate will be involved in the initial development of new products as well as continuous improvement of our established products.


  • Characterise both software and hardware system performance of Renishaw's new and current automated gauging systems.

  • Prepare technical reports and feedback findings into the development process.

  • Verification of new developments against design and functional requirements.

  • Collaborate with other disciplines both internal and external to the division.

Key requirements

  • A degree in a relevant STEM subject

  • Demonstrable experience in investigation and problem solving

  • Good communication and documentation skills

  • Experience in continuous improvement

Desirable requirements

  • Knowledge of metrology principles.

  • Practical expertise in the use of CMM / Gauging metrology hardware or software.

  • Ability to use Python / Matlab / other data processing software

Person specification

The successful applicant will be self motivated and able to work with minimum supervision. The individual must be adaptable, logical thinking, well organised, have good communication skills and an aptitude to problem solving.


The role will be based at our New Mills site near Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybrid working policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

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Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6859 Development Applications Engineer (Open)


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