Chief Technician (Machinist)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£26,243 - £30,395 per annum
11 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Chief Technician (Machinist) Division A: Hopkinson Laboratory

Department of Engineering


Reference: NM19904

The Department of Engineering has a vacancy for a skilled Workshop Technician (Machinist) to join the Hopkinson Laboratory in Division A, which supports world-leading research and teaching in Thermodynamics, Fluids and Turbomachinery.  The post offers variety and challenge in a stimulating modern and continually improving well equipped environment.

We are looking for an innovate person to work closely with research and teaching staff as part of the technical team that provides key support and guidance. The main responsibilities of the post will include design and construction of very sophisticated equipment and on occasion, working closely with and supervising practical skills with students and researchers.

You should have a sound manual machining and fitting skills background, have completed an engineering apprenticeship and be fully familiar with a wide range of workshop machinery and techniques. Experience with CNC machinery, CAD and CAD/CAM software would be an advantage, although training will be given.

The successful applicant should be educated to HNC level and have completed a recognised apprenticeship in mechanical engineering. They should also have sound IT and communication skills.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 May 2023 in the first instance.

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Closing date: 26 September 2019

Please quote reference NM19904 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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