Assistant Manufacturing Technician

Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End, London
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Manufacturing Technician

Applications are sought for an assistant manufacturing technician to provide technical support for staff and research students in the school to enable the achievement of research aims and objectives.

The successful candidate would be part of a small team of experienced technicians, assisting undergraduate students as well postgraduates and staff in the safe development of machined components for their taught modules and research.

Additionally the role involves placing orders and receiving deliveries as well as maintaining a high level of safety within the workshop for all users. The technician must work as part of a team to support and cover duties at busy times and during other team members’ absences.

Essential requirements for this post are:

  • A strong knowledge of machining techniques to produce prototypes and experimental equipment for teaching and research.

  • Experience working with CAD modelling software.

  • Experience of working in a university or similar research environment as well as an ability to relate to students and staff.

  • An ability to develop practicable solutions to concepts or ideas that may be ill-defined.

The post is a full-time permanent position with a starting salary in the range £26,270 to £29,156 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Additional Information

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

The closing date for applications is 13 July 2017with interviews anticipated to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science

The School of Engineering and Material Science holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered member of WISE. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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