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: Whittle Laboratory

Department of Engineering, Whittle Laboratory


Reference: NM19686

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

Working closely with research and teaching staff as part of the technical team that provides key support and guidance, the main responsibilities of the posts will include design and construction of very sophisticated equipment and teaching and supervising practical skills to students and researchers.

You should have a sound instrument, tool making or machining 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 a considerable advantage, although training will be given.

The successful applicants 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 for 3 years in the first instance.

Click apply below for further information and to download an application pack. 

Closing date: 26 September 2019

Please quote reference NM19686 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.