|Salary:||£27,025 to £29,515 With potential progression once in post to £33,199 a year.|
|Placed On:||17th April 2019|
|Closes:||30th May 2019|
Fixed Term – up to 28 February 2021
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £27,025 to £29,515. With potential progression once in post to £33,199 a year.
The post holder will be a technician based in the Metallurgy and Materials department, supporting the day-to-day operations of the recycling of lithium ion batteries. The post holder will also perform other technical support duties in Mechanical Engineering workshops and laboratories. The duties require collaborative working and close liaison with academics, technical staff, students, external companies and contractors. The post also requires knowledge and skills in the field of materials, materials handling and lithium ion batteries. A broad range of technical skills are also required in order to complete the additional duties as described in the role.
The postholder will have overall responsibility for providing technical support to the battery recycling and the energy materials laboratories in the School, incorporating lithium ion battery disassembly, materials sorting and battery manufacturing. The post holder will manage their own workload to help prioritise work in the labs. They will attend and provide technical support to University Open Day / Applicant Visit day activity for the school, assist in the collection of deliveries from stores using pallet trucks and sack trucks, ensuring delivery notes and invoices are forwarded to accounts via EPS stores. They will use fume hoods, glove boxes, and other processing equipment and perform machining operations with accuracy and productivity, prioritising machining jobs to achieve realistic deadlines.
Due to the nature of the work undertaken in this role all successful applicants will be subject to a satisfactory Occupational Health clearance prior to appointment.
A full UK driving licence is essential to this post in order to operate forklifts and minibuses as part of the role
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Closing date: 30 May 2019 Reference: 81123
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