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We’re hiring engineers and workshop workers to design and manufacture laboratory containment solutions, and admin staff to support all operations.

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As market leaders in safe weighing environments, we specialise in powder weighing enclosures, automation systems, climatically controlled systems, and enclosed laboratory processes.

Located in Portsdown Hill, our new headquarters boasts state-of-the-art facilities with stunning views of the Solent. Recognised with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2019 and honoured as Best Manufacturing Business and Best Global Business at The News Business Excellence Awards 2024, we’re committed to advancing laboratory safety and innovation.

30 Employees

New Headquarters

Award-Winning Innovator

Top Tier Employer

Current Vacancies

CTS  are going through an exciting period of expansion. We offer a friendly working environment with an excellent benefits package plus opportunities for development and growth. 

We are currently looking for an Experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Engineering Design Team, if you are interested in the position, please read below.

Mechanical Design Engineer Job Specification

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven engineering experience with proficiency in Solidworks or similar 3D CAD software.
  • Strong line management skills and experience working cross-functionally with Manufacturing.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and a quality-focused mindset.
  • High level of competence in Engineering Design.

In this role, you will work on custom build projects, ensuring on-time delivery and meeting client specifications. You will have:

  • A recognised design engineering degree (M/BSc or M/BEng) or an Engineering Apprenticeship with fabrication and/or CAD experience.
  • Ideally, Solidworks certification or similar 3D CAD software proficiency.
  • Interest in new design and product prototyping, and experience validating designs and concepts.
  • Experience working with fabrication suppliers and managing CAD libraries.
  • Knowledge and understanding of quality systems and procedures in production areas.
You will be responsible for:
  • Generating approval drawings.
  • Generating fabrication files.
  • Assist in custom builds.
  • Update stock component models and drawings.
  • Proof checking designs for fabrication
  • Assisting with new product design and prototyping.
You will support the Engineering Team to:
  • Ensure in-house assembly and build of systems go smoothly.
  • Follow products through to completion with QC and Technical files.
  • Coordinate with fabrication suppliers on aspects of the fabrication design.
  • Increase productivity.

You will assist with Custom Build Projects:

  • Liaising with Sales/Customer Support/Engineering and Customers on custom projects.
  • Managing Specifications, Costs and Timelines on Custom Build projects.
  • Assisting in creation of BOMs and sourcing of components and services.


  • Company pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance
  • Rewards scheme

Working hours

Monday to Thursday: 08.00 – 16:30

Friday: 08:00 – 14:00

To Apply

Please email

  • A CV outlining your qualifications and experience.
  • A cover letter describing why you are interested in the role, your medium to long-term aspirations and how you believe you will be able to contribute to CTS vision and goals.