Senior Engineering Technician - Advanced Metals Processing
Employer: The University of Sheffield
Department: Department of Material Science and Engineering
Position: Full-time, fixed-term/contract
Salary: £28,762 to £33,314
Closing Date: 1st Dec 2022
Fixed-term until 31st March 2024.
Do you have an interest in engineering and materials? Are you interested in being part of a new world-leading facility for the discovery of new materials within a world top 100 University, then this is a great opportunity for you.
The Royce at the University of Sheffield is a ~£34M project based in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Sheffield is part of the national Henry Royce Institute (with the main Hub in Manchester) which aims to grow the UK world-leading research and innovation base in advanced materials science, fundamental to all industrial sectors and the national economy. At Sheffield, Royce focuses on Advanced Materials Processing (AMP) and will be delivered through various technologies located in our facilities, the Royce Discovery Centre (RDC) and the Royce Translational Centre (RTC). These state-of-the-art facilities will allow materials discovery, materials manufacturing and prototype production and will act as an open access centre of excellence for the UK.
As AMP Senior Engineering Technician, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the effective running of the equipment in order to provide a high level of services to support research and commercial activities.
You will have a degree or Higher National Diploma in material science / engineering or any other relevant discipline, or have equivalent related work experience. You will have experience/interest in metal manufacturing processes and a proven track record of Health and Safety and safe working practices. You will provide advice and guidance on a broad range of technical issues to support experimental work. You will also provide training and demonstrations on the operation of technical equipment and safe working practices, ensuring appropriate records are maintained. In addition, you will undertake administrative support tasks, for example, order materials and invoicing.
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.
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