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DPG Application Engineer

DPG Applications & Support Engineer

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Cambustion currently produce the DPG line of instruments, used for testing gasoline and diesel exhaust particulate filters. To support the increasing number of DPG customers both remotely and in the field, we are looking for an engineer to join the team of 8 engineers & technicians.

The position is based at Cambustion head office in Cambridge, working closely with the team there to support customers around the world.

Job Functions

  • Supporting users of DPG instruments with development of new applications and resolution of field failures and problems.

  • Frequent international travel to support and service DPG instruments in use around the world.

  • Working with the team at Cambustion to develop and validate enhancements to the DPG and new products.

  • Remote diagnosis of a wide variety of mechanical and electrical problems with instruments in use at customer sites.

  • Issuing quotations for and shipping replacement parts.

  • Pre-dispatch testing and calibration of new systems.

  • Commissioning new instruments and providing user training, often overseas.

  • Handling sales enquiries, from first point of contact to purchase.

Attributes Required

  • Readiness to travel internationally. Trips are typically around 1 week duration, several times per year. Destinations may include mainland Europe, USA, Japan, and China.

  • Willingness to make short notice trips to customers within the UK and Europe.

  • A good understanding of mechanical and electrical systems backed up by practical experience.

  • Good attention to detail.

  • A conscientious approach to performing and reporting experiments.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Problem solving and troubleshooting abilities including patience and diplomacy.

  • Competent with MS Office applications.

  • Relevant engineering or related science degree (2:2 or higher).


Basic Salary: from £30k dependent on qualifications / experience.

  • Travel Bonus.

  • Profit Related Pay scheme.

  • Paid sick leave.

  • Death in service insurance.

  • 25 days annual holiday.

Cambustion Ltd.

Cambustion is a vibrant medium-sized company, founded over 30 years ago in Cambridge. We develop and produce a range of instruments used for emissions and aerosol measurement and research, used by research institutions and industry around the world.

Cambustion is employee owned and works closely with universities in the UK on a wide range of research projects.

Application / Further Information

To apply, please send a C.V. and covering letter to Angie Sivell at

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