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​​​​​​​​​Our application process

​​​​​​​Our current opportunities are listed ​here​.  If you see a role you feel would be suitable, we'd love to hear from you.

Your application will be reviewed for skill, experience and relevance.  If we feel you could be a potential candidate, we'll be in touch.

FAQ's

Where are we located​?

Xaar headquarters are in Cambridge, UK – home to our R&D, Sales and Marketing and Business Services teams.  We have state-of-the art manufacturing facilities in Huntingdon, UK and Jarfalla, Sweden. We also have regional sales offices in Hong Kong; ​Haryana, India; and Marietta, USA.​

What's it like working here?

At Xaar we work with cutting edge technology and are focused on getting results. You'll find a real network of collaboration and support and whilst results are important, we still maintain our flexibility and have a very friendly environment. Plus the technology is exciting!

It's a great place to work - here's what some of our staff have to say 

How do I apply for a job?

It’s really simple. Have a look at our current opportunities ​to see if we are advertising for a suitable role. Send us your CV and any supporting documents you may want to let us see for the specific role you are interested in.

There will be no unfair discrimination on the basis of disability.  If you would like to submit your application in a different format we are happy to allow this.  Please contact us so that we may discuss suitable alternatives.

What happens once I submit my CV?

If you have applied for one of our specific vacancies you will receive an acknowledgement that your CV has been received. It will be reviewed by a recruiter for skill, experience and qualifications match. If you are a match, we will contact you.

Depending on the role you're applying for, we may then email you an assessment to complete or invite you to a brief telephone interview. The assessment will be relevant to the work you'll be doing.

What happens if I am shortlisted for a face to face interview?​

If you have had an assessment or a telephone interview, the next stage for everyone is a face to face interview. This can be a two-stage process. Your first interview will generally be with members of the relevant hiring department, and will involve discussion of your CV, covering letter and any assessments you've already done. You may also be asked to do some work-based tests and a brief psychometric analysis.  This analysis is never used to decide whether a candidate is suitable, but rather to explore your application on a deeper level. This will be done by a member of the HR department. If you are applying for a technical role, your first interview will include several technical questions.

If we think it would be useful to meet other team members or extend our discussions a little further, we will arrange for you to come back a second time. This could potentially take place at a different office.

I need a work permit to work in the UK. Will you still accept my application?

For our more specialist UK-based roles we may consider sponsorship, but, as a general rule, we only accept applications from people with a valid UK work permit.

Can I apply speculatively?

At this stage, we are only keen to receive applications relevant to our current list of opportunities.

What if I have questions before applying?

Please email recruitment@xaar.com and we’ll do our best to answer your query. 

How can I find out how my application is progressing?

We will keep in touch with you throughout the process. Alternatively, feel free to email us on recruitment@xaar.com  and we'll happily give you an update. ​​​​

What is the typical dress code in the Company?

General office attire is the norm for employees not based in our cleanrooms; members of staff attending client sites will be expected to wear appropriate business dress. Employees working in our cleanroom facilities will be provided with suitable protective clothing.

Does Xaar offer a pension?

Yes, Xaar offers a contributory pension which is equivalent to 6% of an employee's salary. In addition, Xaar provides other core benefits along with a "flexible" allowance of 3% of salary which employees can choose to spend from a selection of benefits.​

What is included in the standard benefits package?

Details of the typical UK benefits package can be found here .

How many days holiday will I be entitled to?

​For the majority of employees, this is 25 days a year with the option to buy and sell up to five extra days each year as part of our flexible benefits​ package

How often do pay reviews happen?

Pay reviews take place once a year, usually in January.​

Current opportunities

Click read more to see our current vacancies​.  If you see a role you feel would be suitable, we'd love to hear from you​​.​