About the Role
The School of Engineering and Material Science (SEMS) is seeking to appoint a Mechanical Workshop Technician (Grade 4) and Senior Mechanical Workshop Technician (Grade 5).
SEMS is a large School with circa 80 academics and around 50 postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1500 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 180 PhD students on the London campus. These are supported by an administrative and technical staff of circa 45. The workshop facilities are a core resource for multiple schools. The post holders will work as part of a mechanical workshop team to support research and teaching programmes. The role involves design, manufacturing high precision components in a variety of materials to high accuracy, modification of components, and providing advice for students and researchers.
Candidates applying for:
Grade 4 post should: hold qualifications equitable to BTEC, HNC/D in Mechanical Engineering or a recognised and certificated apprenticeship in Engineering followed by on the job training and experience; be able to support the day-to-day running of a busy workshop with a high throughput of projects; have experience in using high-grade manufacturing equipment (e.g. Lathes & mills) to produce bespoke components and have knowledge of CNC Machines and CNC Programming.
Grade 5 post should: hold qualifications equitable to BTEC, HNC/D in Mechanical Engineering or a recognised and certificated apprenticeship in Engineering followed by on the job training and experience; have a significant experience in mechanical engineering workshop design and production, preferably within a research or engineering development environment; be skilled in the use of standard machine tools, CNC machine tools, programming, set up and use and have a good knowledge and understanding of workshop health and safety issues and relevant regulations.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities.
The successful candidate will work 5 days a week on the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of December 2023. The starting salary will be either Grade 4, in the range of £38,165 – £44,722 per annum for Mechanical Workshop Technician Role or Grade 5, in the range of £42,405 – £49,785 per annum for Senior Mechanical Workshop Technician Role, inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Ji Young Yoon – [email protected].