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Mechanical Workshop Technician

University of Oxford - Department of Engineering Science

Location: Oxford
Salary: £25,432 to £30,395 p.a. Grade 5
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th September 2018
Closes: 26th September 2018
Job Ref: 137025

Passionate about engineering? Enjoy prototype work and problem solving? Are you an experienced technician who enjoys working on cutting edge technology?

We are looking for a permanent full-time Mechanical Workshop Technician to join the Department of Engineering Science based in Central Oxford. This is a wide ranging role in a mechanical workshop with a focus on providing high quality CNC machining capability to the Department across a range of engineering disciplines.

The Department has recently invested in new CNC equipment and you will have, or be supported to develop advanced skills on CNC mills and lathes as well as CAD/CAM programming.

You will be required to use a range of workshop equipment including milling machines and lathes. You will provide advice to researchers on manufacturing materials and techniques as well as support the practical teaching of undergraduates. This will provide you with the opportunity to share your passion for practical engineering with students.

You should hold a BTEC or equivalent with experience of using standard mechanical workshop equipment in an engineering environment.  Good IT skills with experience of or willingness and aptitude to learn CAD are also essential. You should have strong interpersonal skills, organisational skills and the ability to use your own initiative to complete tasks and work to deadlines.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Brian Eade using the email address below.

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement describing how past experience fit with the advertised position, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 26 September 2018 can be considered.

Closing Date: 26-SEP-2018 12:00

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