Senior Rapid Prototyping Technician

Hinton Spencer
London (Greater)
£25000 - £35000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Rapid Prototyping Technician

Location: Battersea, London

Commutable Locations: Battersea, Mitcham, Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston, Croydon, Bromley

Reporting to: Rapid Prototype Manager and Modelshop Partners on a day to day basis and ultimately to Senior Partner

The position is responsible for assisting in running and developing the in-house Rapid Prototyping (“RP”) service, under the direction of the Rapid Prototype Manager. This will include liaising with external companies when required. There is a requirement to be self-motivated, pro-active, advise and support team members and be able to work independently and as a part of an effective team. The position requires a high degree of responsibility, discretion and confidentiality.

  • Liaise with senior staff, architects prior to the approval of Modelshop Partners
  • Under direction, supervise, co-ordinate and take responsibility for RP production
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate logs of all RP within the company
  • Ensure the department offers a complete RP model service for architects within the office from accessing and receiving data, though to finishing processes and packing for transport, to ensure presentation ready, usable models
  • Responsible for production quality and meeting deadlines of projects as allocated by Modelshop Partners
  • Responsible for accessing suitability of models to relevant RP methods
  • Ability to run small to medium size projects independently as instructed by Modelshop Partners and/or Workshop Managers

Qualities and skills required
  • Advanced level of CAD skills required
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and articulate and diplomatic manner
  • Flexible attitude, willingness to learn new skills
  • Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based
  • Demonstrate a high level knowledge of RP Machines
  • Able to demonstrate an advanced level of knowledge, accuracy and ability of model making skills (including workshop machinery and relevant procedures)
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Advanced understanding and operation of RP processes
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally
  • Understanding of geometry and its impact on architecture

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