We are continually looking for new talent with a commitment to sustainability and a flair for innovation. If you think you would be the right fit for our Cambridge-based team, please get in touch.

Business Development

New Business Development Manager – Specialty Chemicals

The company is seeking a Business Development Manager to take responsibility for
- Identifying new key applications and markets for Xampla materials as replacements for specialty polymers and petrochemicals
- Building relationships with key client stakeholders to accelerate Xampla materials’ entry into market
- Working with the commercial team to develop Xampla’s commercial priorities.
- Collaborating with the technical and product development teams to connect R&D and commercial priorities.

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Technical Team

Analytical Technician

The company is seeking an Analytical Technician to join the team, with the role of:
- Supporting the Senior Analytical Chemist in the performance of routine analysis of nutrients and fragrances in products by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and gas chromatography (GC).

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Technical Team

Microencapsulation Scientist

The company is seeking a Microencapsulation Scientist to join the team, with the role of:
- Supporting development of our microcapsule products, particularly fragrance microcapsules produced by a variety of processes.
- Performing experiments to assess microencapsulate performance.
- Optimising microencapsulate formulations for specific applications.

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Senior Management


An experienced CEO is needed to lead Xampla through its next scale up phase. The candidate will have a strong track record of running a speciality chemicals business and understand complex manufacturing supply chains. Ideally, they will also have good understanding of process engineering.

The CEO will provide a key leadership role in developing and executing business strategy, expanding market opportunities including global revenue build out, and establishing alliances, acquisitions, partnerships, and other collaborations. Working with the existing team and the Board of Directors, the CEO will play an integral role in leveraging their experience and skills to align the ground-breaking technology development with highly ambitious strategic and commercial goals at this uniquely positioned materials science organisation.

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Our Culture

Xampla is the UK’s first university spin-out to be awarded B Corp status, combining profit with purpose.

We are proud to champion female talent and leadership at Xampla, with a gender balanced team made up of 38 percent women, far above the UK Tech Industry average of just 26 percent.

And our team comes from every part of the globe, drawing on talent from around the world.

Contact us

We are not presently recruiting for any open roles. However, if you feel you have something to offer our growing team, please send your CV and a short cover note to

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