Chief Technician (Machinist)

Recruiter
Polytec Personnel Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£25000 - £29000/annum
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced workshop Chief Technician (Machinist) to work in Cambridge.

Responsibilities:
* Design and construction of very sophisticated equipment
* Manufacture and preparation of specimens and carry out experiments
* Setting up equipment and experiments
* Collate and analyse results
* Undertake research into new technologies and manufacture methods.
* Maintenance and repair of equipment / apparatus
* Monitor laboratory / technical services provision / workshops resources. Place orders when required including expenditure within a set budget. Source suppliers and new equipment, including processing invoices and delivery notes.

Requirements:
* At least HNC level qualification or gained experience and specialist knowledge through a period of practical experience and theoretical training.
* Knowledge of the relevant regulations and practice, along with specialist expertise related to the laboratory.
* Ability to work to a high degree of precision and accuracy in the manufacture of mechanical parts.
* Good IT skills.
* Excellent communication skills to enable clear explanation of technical issues and processes.
* Ability to work to instructions, take ownership of a job, solve any problems that may arise and deliver completed work.
* Interest in Engineering; initiative and enthusiasm in the subject.
* Manual dexterity and eye to hand co-ordination is essential.
* Experience with CNC machinery, CAD and CAD/CAM software would be a considerable advantage

Initially funding is available for 18 months for this position but may be extended