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Electronics/Instrument Technician

Technician Group

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,627 to £30,497 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 31 January 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1613921DA

The Engineering Design and Manufacturing Centre (EDMC) require a fully skilled Electronics Technician to support the Faculty Production Facilities Manager through the provision of effective and efficient technical support to the School of Engineering and to its external customers.

As a highly experienced electronics engineer, you will use your broad knowledgebase and experience to provide technical manufacturing support with a focus on student education in making and manufacturing through module, project and other activities in the EDMC, Electronics and Design Workshops and its associated facilities.

You will have a good understanding and practical knowledge of electronics, coupled with experience in supervising electronic design and construction. Relevant subject areas are analogue electronics, instrumentation, data acquisition, microcontroller applications and motor control.

Working in close co-operation with the team you will be able to give advice on the design of experimental items and manufacture components to high standards from limited instructions whilst employing excellent hand skills.

You will monitor and support student activities ensuring compliance with local procedures and Health and Safety policies.  

Your hours of work will be 08.30 – 16.30 (excluding 1 hour break during this period) Monday to Friday, or at other times as designated by the Head of Department or their representative.

In return we offer you:-

  •  a contributory pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday rising to 24 after 4 years plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days)
  • subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme
  • a range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment.

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 Hannah Farrance (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1613921DA 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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