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Senior Technician: Machines and Drives (Engineering)

University of Sheffield - Faculty of Engineering: Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £26,243 to £30,395
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th October 2018
Closes: 25th October 2018
Job Ref: UOS020604

Salary: Grade 6 £26,243 to £30,395 per annum, with potential to progress to £33,199 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?  We are looking for an experienced senior technician with extensive knowledge of the design, manufacture and optimisation of electrical machines and drives.  You will have a Degree, Higher National Diploma or equivalent work experience in a scientific or engineering field.  You will use your extensive knowledge and expertise in all aspects of the development and testing cycle of machines to support the work of post-graduate research students.

You will work with a well-connected team with world-leading reputations in Electrical Machines and Drives. The Group’s research interests encompass a broad range of real-world themes including wind-power generation, electric propulsion systems, electromechanical actuation systems, grid-scale energy storage and battery condition monitoring and management.

Health and Safety is paramount in this environment and the successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the existing departmental technical staff, to maintain safe working practices within the policies of the department, as directed by the Departmental Technical Manager.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.

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