Workshop Engineer (Forging) (317037)
 

Salary range:  £28,331 - £31,866
FTE:   1
Term:  Open-ended
Closing Date: 18 September 2020

The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow possesses a large internationally rated Engineering Faculty with a proud history of successful joint ventures with industrial and enterprise partners. As part of the University’s strategic development the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has been established at Inchinnan near Glasgow’s International Airport in partnership with multi-national companies such as Rolls-Royce and The Boeing Company. The AFRC is the embodiment of over £30 million collaborative investment by Industrial, Academic and Government partners to establish a world leading research facility for forging and forming technologies.

The AFRC are seeking to appoint 2 Workshop Technicians to support the operation of specialised equipment within its workshops. You will be primarily responsible for the set-up, operation and maintenance of machine shop equipment used in relation to delivering industrial and academic research programmes.

To be considered for this role you will be educated to a minimum of HNC level, or equivalent; or with relevant work experience. You will have knowledge and expertise in the use of CNC equipment; including: setting, programming and operation, and be able to interpret engineering drawings. You will have excellent troubleshooting skills, including a methodical approach to solving complex problems, with limited guidance. You will have an ability to work autonomously, prioritising and coordinating your own workload and making decisions with minimum supervision in order to meet project deadlines and you will have the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Experience of supporting production, and research and development manufacturing requirements is highly desirable.

For informal enquiries, please contact Stephen Michie, Workshop Manager, stephen.michie@strath.ac.uk

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Faculty
Faculty of Engineering
Department/School
Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
Staff Category
Technical Services
Type of Employment
Open-ended
Working Hours
Full-time
 
Salary range:  £28,331 - £31,866
FTE:   1
Term:  Open-ended
Closing Date: 18 September 2020

The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow possesses a large internationally rated Engineering Faculty with a proud history of successful joint ventures with industrial and enterprise partners. As part of the University’s strategic development the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has been established at Inchinnan near Glasgow’s International Airport in partnership with multi-national companies such as Rolls-Royce and The Boeing Company. The AFRC is the embodiment of over £30 million collaborative investment by Industrial, Academic and Government partners to establish a world leading research facility for forging and forming technologies.

The AFRC are seeking to appoint 2 Workshop Technicians to support the operation of specialised equipment within its workshops. You will be primarily responsible for the set-up, operation and maintenance of machine shop equipment used in relation to delivering industrial and academic research programmes.

To be considered for this role you will be educated to a minimum of HNC level, or equivalent; or with relevant work experience. You will have knowledge and expertise in the use of CNC equipment; including: setting, programming and operation, and be able to interpret engineering drawings. You will have excellent troubleshooting skills, including a methodical approach to solving complex problems, with limited guidance. You will have an ability to work autonomously, prioritising and coordinating your own workload and making decisions with minimum supervision in order to meet project deadlines and you will have the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Experience of supporting production, and research and development manufacturing requirements is highly desirable.

For informal enquiries, please contact Stephen Michie, Workshop Manager, stephen.michie@strath.ac.uk

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