Queen’s University Belfast
School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.
Applications are invited for an engineering workshop technician role within the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering within Queen’s University Belfast. This post is a full-time and permanent role.
The successful candidate will join our technical team in our CNC engineering machine shop providing support for undergrad and research student projects.
The role will require you to generate machine tool code, program and operation of CNC machines, primarily lathes and milling machines using off-line Programming Systems and CAM software, to provide assistance to academic/technical staff and students in the development, construction and modification of components and apparatus using conventional and computerised engineering processes including computer aided drawings.
Applicants should hold either OND/ONC and/or NVQ level 3 or above (or equivalent standard) in an engineering discipline and/or apprenticeship in a precision manufacturing environment, together with 3 years relevant work experience to include programming and operation of CNC machine tools, lathe’s and milling machines, manufacture of component parts to a high level of precision using CNC and conventional means.
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Further information about the School can be found at /http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofMechanicalandAerospaceEngineering/
Anticipated interview date: 12 August 2019
Salary scale: £24,028 - £27,831 per annum (potential to progress to £29,514 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)
Closing date: 26 July 2019
For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking APPLY FOR THIS JOB. For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on email@example.com
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability