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Enterprise Engineering Technician

nC2

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,217 to £30,046 pro rata, per annum
Part Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 09 December 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1212119LH

nC2 Engineering Consultancy is an Enterprise Unit within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences that provides consultancy services for customers seeking solutions in the fields of tribology, surface science and materials engineering using the state-of-the-art test and analysis facilities at the University of Southampton.

The purpose of this role is to directly contribute to the delivery of externally funded projects for nC2 clients by supporting the technical needs of the team along with ensuring that an adequate level of stock is maintained and responsibility for organising the laboratory and the archive storage spaces.  

It is essential you have a skill level equivalent to the achievement of HNC, A Level, NVQ3 with proven work experience acquired in relevant technical support roles and job-related training.  Ideally you will have a broad knowledge base and experience with tribometer and tribological testing, metrology equipment, metallurgical preparation, digital cameras, photo studio and Vickers hardness. 

Your hours will be 21 per week.

Equality, diversity and Inclusion is central to the ethos in the School of Engineering. In recognition of our continued commitment to improving equality for women in science we were awarded an Athena SWAN bronze in 2013 and 2016.   We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly including part-time and due consideration will be given to applicants who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy*, onsite childcare facilities

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 10 of the UK’s research-intensive universities. The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has recently been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.  Our vision is to embed the principles of sustainability into all aspects of our individual and collective work, integrating sustainable development into our business planning, policy-making, and professional activities.  This commits all of our staff and students to take responsibility for managing their activities to minimise harm to the environment, whether this through switching off non-essential electrical equipment or using the recycling facilities.

*subject to qualifying criteria

**Your job title upon appointment will be Technician.

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 1212119LH on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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