Career Opportunities at Carville

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Development Engineer - Careers at Carville Plastics

Job Title:  Development Engineer

Reporting to:  Technical Manager

Location:  Station Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1HQ

Salary:  Competitive, range depending on experience


The Role:

This role is an important part of the R&D team to support Carville’s growth plans and continuous product and process innovations.   The main part of the role will be leading internal research and development projects, primarily around plastics bonding techniques but also other precision machining challenges.  Another part will be supporting specific client design and development projects covering a range of areas including fluidic manifold design, bonding, fabrication, and machining.   You will be supported by a wealth of in-house knowledge of machining and bonding, but expected to lead projects in a disciplined way ensuring any experimental work is planned and results recorded with recommendations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning a schedule of development projects and prioritising
  • Designing R&D projects including objectives, methodology, experiments and pass/fail criteria
  • Hands on execution of R&D projects
  • Creating project reports with clear conclusions and recommendations
  • Liaising directly with clients


Essential Skills & Experience: 

  • Minimum Level 3 qualification in a technical/engineering based subject
  • Experience working with plastics
  • Hands on approach to development
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Product or process development experience
  • A methodical/”design of experiments” approach to development
  • Some client facing experience or aptitude to do this


Nice to have:

  • CAD skills (Inventor Autodesk preferred) including drawing creation and checking
  • Polymer material science experience or qualifications
  • Polymer engineering experience and qualifications
  • Mechanical engineering qualification
  • Plastics machining experience
  • Fluidics design experience


If interested in this position, please send your CV to


CNC Machine Programmers – Setters – Operators

Carville are currently looking to recruit additional skilled CNC programmers and machinists who will ideally have experience in the machining of acrylic and other engineering plastics. The ideal candidates will also have an aptitude towards the production of new parts and new process development. Carville are recognised as leaders in the machining of acrylic and other plastic materials and we will provide training and development for the successful individuals.

If interested in this position, please send your CV to

Final Finishing and Inspection

This role is a critical part of our production and involves inspecting, finishing and packing components ready for dispatch to our customers. A background in engineering is not necessary, however, the successful candidate will ideally have good dexterity and a keen eye for detail.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days annual paid leave plus public holidays
  • Normal working hours: Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 16:45 & Friday 08:00 to 13:00.

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