Chief Technician (Machinist) - Maternity Cover

Polytec Personnel Ltd
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced workshop Chief Technician (Machinist) to work in Cambridge on a maternity cover contract.

* 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.

* 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.

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