Brunel University London - BCAST

Salary (S6 Grade): £28,218 to £32,341 pa incl. London Weighting

BCAST is a specialist research centre in the field of solidification and casting of metallic materials, with a strong international reputation. BCAST has expanded rapidly, and has a strategic plan for further growth and increasing industrial engagement for R&D. BCAST is the host of the national centre of excellence in liquid metal engineering (the Future LiME Hub); has recently opened the purpose-built Advanced Metals Casting Centre (AMCC) housing large scale metal casting/processing facilities for conducting applied research with industrial partners; and is currently creating the Advanced Metals Processing Centre (AMPC) as a second phase of its large scale facilities. The Technician positions will play a key role in the effective running of the Advanced Metal Casting Centre facility.

The technician will be an integral member of a small team who together will work closely to maintain the whole AMCC1 facility as a “showroom” of casting technology and will take responsibility for maintaining it to agreed, as new standards. The activities required to achieve this will be carried out in accordance with the safety, environmental and quality procedures of Brunel University and specific schedules for AMCC1. The technician will be working as a member of a project team where accuracy, team working and responsiveness are important attributes. The technician will participate in applied research programmes and lead the net shape casting activity for the project team. Experience in the treatment, handling and casting of non-ferrous alloys is required.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr S.A. Butler (Head of AMCC and AMPC) at

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*This position does not meet the criteria of a skilled job for Tier 2 sponsorship which has to be at least at NQF level 6.

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