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Technician

University of Southampton - Technician Group

Location: Southampton
Salary: £25,217 to £30,046 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th April 2020
Closes: 30th June 2020
Job Ref: 1244220DA-R
 

Location: Highfield Campus

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Imagine working in an environment where your contribution is so far reaching that you will be changing the world - this is the reality - if you choose.  

In the Engineering Design Manufacturing Centre workshop, you will be working alongside leaders in their discipline that rely on your expertise to guide them. You will achieve this by building strong partnerships and demonstrating creativity in problem solving. In this pivotal role you will be responsible for aiding students and staff in the manufacture of equipment for project, experimental and research purposes. Personally, you will be skilled in the use of a wide variety of both manual and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) manufacturing equipment and be competent using Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) packages. You will also be a confident communicator able to explain technical issues to those less experienced and where English may be their second language. Pitching in to solve unique experimental manufacture and design solutions will be second nature and you will always be looking to deliver effective results in the most efficient way, enhancing your customers' experience.

This is a truly immersive role that works at the very heart of our customer centric service - think you can help shape and mould the world? Then get in touch - we want to meet you.

In return we will offer you: 

  • career development as we know this is important to you so will ensure you have opportunities to enhance your skills.
  • we are committed to work-life balance
  • offer a contributory pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday rising to 24 after 4 years plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days)
  • subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme
  • a range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment.

You will join a small inclusive team that embraces diversity and the benefits this brings in support of this due consideration will be given to those who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness.

Application Procedure: 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Daniel Ward (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 7749. Please quote reference 124422DA on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

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