Lead Mechanical Technician

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum
09 Aug 2017
06 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Liverpool John Moores University

Lead Mechanical Technician – Sensor City (3 years fixed term)

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum

Vacancy Reference: 1852

Funded by BEIS, the European Regional Development Fund, LJMU and the University of Liverpool; Sensor City is a new innovation centre for sensor technologies. Delivered by Sensor City Liverpool Ltd and supported by joint venture partners; LJMU and the University of Liverpool.

The Sensor City Lead Mechanical Technician will provide an effective and efficient technical service within Sensor City for customers, including company clients as well as University staff and occasionally students.

You will maintain a close working relationships with current projects and supporting project teams to find solutions to create or develop sensor technology as directed by the Business Development Manager at Sensor City. This will also involve working closely with the Lead Electronics Technician and the Lead Software Technician and across academic and business networks.  Proven problem solving and innovation skills would be desirable.

The role will also involve the planning and organising of resource provisions, the setting up and operation of scientific apparatus/instruments and the management of materials that are required for projects or for research and development.

Regular communication will be needed with the Sensor City team and customer representatives on issues relating to the technical services, facilities and equipment under their supervision.

This role will initially be as an employee of LJMU, seconded into Sensor City Liverpool Ltd. However, it is envisaged that your employer may change to Sensor City Liverpool Ltd at a future date.

Informal  enquiries may be made to Paul Wright, Liverpool John Moores University, Technical Manager, email: p.d.wright@ljmu.ac.uk

Closing date: 20 August 2017.

For further information and to apply online please visit our website: by clicking apply.

Alternatively contact the People and Organisational Development Department on 0151 904 6130 or 6131 email: jobs@ljmu.ac.uk

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