Tool Room Machinist


University of Bristol
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£29,605 - £37,099 per annum

Job Highlights
  • An exciting opportunity has emerged for two skilled and motivated Tool Room Machinists to join our team as Mechanical Workshop Technicians.
  • This role offers the chance to contribute to cutting-edge projects within the Faculty of Science & Engineering at the University of Bristol.
  • We have exciting projects, collaborative environment and generous annual leave of 38 days.
Job Requirements/Description

Salary:

  1. Grade G: £29,605 - £32,982 per annum
  2. Grade H: £32,982 - £37,099 per annum

The role

An exciting opportunity has emerged for two skilled and motivated Tool Room Machinists to join our team as Mechanical Workshop Technicians (internally referred to as a Specialist Technician), this role offers the chance to contribute to cutting-edge projects within the Faculty of Science & Engineering at the University of Bristol.

Depending on your skills, experience, and knowledge, this position will be designated as either a Level 1 (Grade G - £29,605 - £32,982 per annum) or Level 2 (Grade H - £32,982 - £37,099 per annum) Specialist Technician.

What will you be doing?

  1. Working with key stakeholders (e.g. Principle Investigators) to provide specialist workshop services; developing concepts/plans in close collaboration with those stakeholders.
  2. Operating, servicing, maintenance and calibration of workshop equipment, including CNC and manual machine tools, hand tools and specialist equipment.
  3. Diagnose and rectify complex problems in engineering projects and workshop tools to find short and long-term solutions.
  4. Keeping accurate records and drawings; analysing and interpreting project requirements, iterating design/implementation as required.
  5. Training others in specialist techniques, processes and procedures where necessary.

You should apply if

Level 1 Technician:

  1. Experience in engineering workshop practices, including milling, turning, and fitting, coupled with a solid practical understanding of contemporary design tools, manufacturing processes, and safety protocols.
  2. Basic proficiency in relevant specialist software such as CAD, Autodesk Fusion, and CNC systems.
  3. A passion for foundational engineering principles and a capacity for advising and supporting customers, including research staff and students.

Level 2 Technician:

  1. Extensive experience in engineering workshop practices, encompassing milling, turning, and fitting, with a robust practical grasp of contemporary design tools, manufacturing processes, and safety standards.
  2. Proficient in relevant specialist software such as CAD, Autodesk Fusion, and CNC systems.
  3. A commitment to providing guidance and assistance to both expert and novice customers, including research staff and students, in matters of engineering principles and applications.

This position is well-suited for individuals with:

  1. experience as a tool room machinist – milling, grinding, turning
  2. experience in tool-making, manual machining, CNC
  3. an apprenticeship (mechanical) completed (desirable)

Why Join Us:

  1. Exciting Projects: Be at the forefront of groundbreaking research and innovation in engineering.
  2. Collaborative Environment: Work alongside talented colleagues who share your passion for engineering excellence.
  3. Generous annual leave entitlement: 38 days (made up of 23 days annual leave, 7 university closure days and 8 bank holidays.
University of Bristol
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£29,605 - £37,099 per annum

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