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Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing Technician

University of Leeds - Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences: School of Mechanical Engineering

Location: Leeds
Salary: £19,612 to £22,417 Grade 4
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th September 2019
Closes: 29th September 2019
Job Ref: EPSME1000

Are you looking to pursue a career in the rapidly growing field of Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing and gain proficiency with a wide range of additive manufacturing technologies? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge as part of one of the leading Mechanical Engineering Schools in the country?  Do you want to make a difference to world class research, additive manufacturing, teaching and learning activities?

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to provide technical support to the current 3D printing services technician. You will work closely with technicians, students, external companies and academic staff involved in all aspects of additive manufacturing / 3D printing activities within the School of Mechanical Engineering.

You will support the 3D Printing Technician to operate a wide variety of Additive Manufacturing machines that are used to support both teaching and research activities. These include a large number of desktop Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) printers used in undergraduate modules, as well as high-end systems including an Objet1000 multi-material printer.

You will receive the necessary training to operate all these systems and their associated software packages, providing an excellent opportunity to develop new skills. You will join a research and teaching leading School that is committed to delivering the highest standards in both research and student education.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Ozvaldo Querin Director of Student Education

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 2218 or email: 

Mr Graham Brown Mechanical Services Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 8264 or email: 

Further information

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