Mechanical Engineer

Recruiter
MRC LABORATORY OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
01 Sep 2019
Ref
1242019543
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Engineer/Technician

Starting Salary £23,489 - £26,338 per annum

Band Salary £23,489 - £30,199 per annum

Permanent

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK




A Mechanical Engineer/Technician is required to join a small team in the Technical Instrumentation Workshop of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology providing a service to this world-renowned research laboratory. You will be qualified to HNC level or equivalent, and have substantial engineering experience.

The main purpose of the role is to maintain the X-ray generator (day to day running) and provide support for the associated hardware i.e. vacuum pumps, cooling systems, inert gas supplies and filament replacement.

As the successful candidate you will also provide similar backup for the electron microscope facility, paying particular attention to the cooled water supplies. In addition to this you will carry out small batch work or manufacture of one offs using machine and hand tools.

You should have the ability to use a wide range of manual as well as CNC machines, and preferably be able to write programmes in Trak orHAASmachine code or similar. An ability to weld non-ferrous metals using TIG welding techniques would also be useful.

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is a new entitythat brings together nine partnersto create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found atwww.ukri.org.

Working for UKRI MRC provides a whole host of benefits including:

·Defined benefit pension scheme

·Excellent holiday entitlement (40 ½ days including bank holidays & privilege days)

·Benenden Healthcare membership

·Access to employee shopping/travel discounts

·On site sport and social facilities

·Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme

·Childcare vouchers

Closing date: 22 September 2019

If you are unable to apply online please contact us.

Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening .

The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme.

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