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Position: Senior Manufacturing Technician
Institution: University College London
Department: Bartlett School of Architecture
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Senior Manufacturing Technician will provide day-to-day supervision and workshop coverage in the analogue and numerical manufacturing workshops. The main purpose of the role will be to provide technical advice and support to academics, scientists, students, researchers and staff and ensure all activities are carried out within best practice, effectively and safely, while adhering to and developing Standard Operating Procedures. The post holder will be responsible for translating technical skills into effective and solution-driven equipment support to develop students’ projects, together with supporting novel and speculative use of manufacturing equipment
Requirements: The successful candidate must have demonstrable skills and abilities in at least one of the ‘Analogue Manufacturing Skills’ Key Areas and in at least one of the ‘Numerical Manufacturing Skills’ Key Areas. Analogue Manufacturing Skills: Welding and Fabrication technologies: Including Tig, Mig, MMA and brazing technologies, thermal cutting, plasma etc. Extensive craft ability around timber fabrication and joinery and related equipment such as table saws, band saws, compound mitre saws and planer thicknessers. Traditional tool-room machining technologies: Manual Lathe, Mill, Press tools, drilling, grinding, sawing and sizing applications. Numerical Manufacturing Skills: Numerical Manufacturing technologies: CNC Lathe, CNC mill in 3, 4, 5 Axis Applications, offline and in machine operations. Robotics Manufacturing technologies: Including integration, offline and in machine programming, robot end effector fabrication, integration, standard control and dynamic. Qualified to degree level/completion of a recognised apprenticeship/or equivalent experience. Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety requirements. Proficiency in CAD software such as Solidworks, Inventor, Rhino, Grasshopper, Fusion 360 etc. Commitment to high quality performance in a higher education context. Commitment to a team ethos within the support of line management. Ability to remain calm in a busy environment, working under pressure. Ability to organise and prioritise your own work within deadlines. Ability to work both independently and within a team
   
Text: Senior Manufacturing Technician, - Ref:1784582 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Bartlett School of Architecture Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment is the UK?s largest and leading multidisciplinary Faculty of the Built Environment, covering architecture, construction and project management, planning and environmental design and other specialist fields. The Bartlett School of Architecture is one of the world's most exciting architecture schools, in one of its most inspiring cities. In recent years we have been ranked UK?s No1 department for architectural research (RAE 2008 and REF 2014) and consistently voted the UK?s top school of architecture by the Guardian University League Tables. The Bartlett Manufacturing and Design Exchange, B-made, the making and production hub within the Bartlett School of Architecture, is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Technician to offer technical fluency and excellence across analogue craft disciplines and CAD/CAM technologies, across both the Bartlett?s Bloomsbury facility as well as the facility at UCL Here East. The post holder will be expected to work closely and interchangeably with the team of staff and Teaching Fellows based at both B-made workshop sites at the Bartlett?s UCL Bloomsbury facility and at UCL Here East facility and must be able to travel to both sites. The Senior Manufacturing Technician will provide day-to-day supervision and workshop coverage in the analogue and numerical manufacturing workshops. The main purpose of the role will be to provide technical advice and support to academics, scientists, students, researchers and staff and ensure all activities are carried out within best practice, effectively and safely, while adhering to and developing Standard Operating Procedures. The post holder will be responsible for translating technical skills into effective and solution-driven equipment support to develop students? projects, together with supporting novel and speculative use of manufacturing equipment. Key Requirements Applicants must be qualified to degree level (or have completed a recognised apprenticeship or have equivalent experience) and demonstrate a foundation of professional technical expertise. The successful candidate must have demonstrable skills and abilities in at least one of the ?Analogue Manufacturing Skills? Key Areas and in at least one of the ?Numerical Manufacturing Skills? Key Areas, as outlined in the Person Specification of the Job Description. Excellent technical skills, proficiency in CAD software coupled with knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety requirements, are also essential. In addition, the successful candidate will be committed to high quality performance and a team ethos, whilst remaining calm in a busy but rewarding environment. All applicants are requested to read the Essential and Desirable requirements in the Person Specification (within the Job Description document) carefully, before applying. Further Details The Job description and Person Specification can be accessed at the end of this page. Please read this carefully before applying. To apply for the vacancy, please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Peter Scully, B-made Technical Director by e-mail: p.scully@ucl.ac.uk . For queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact Sheetal Saujani or Emmy Green, HR & Staffing Officers via: bartlett.arch.hr@ucl.ac.uk telephone: 020 3108 6134/6172. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. Closing Date 10 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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