The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow possesses a large internationally rated Engineering Faculty with a proud history of successful joint ventures with industrial and enterprise partners. As part of the University’s strategic development the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has been established at Inchinnan near Glasgow’s International Airport in partnership with multi-national companies such as Rolls-Royce and The Boeing Company. The AFRC is the embodiment of over £30 million collaborative investment by Industrial, Academic and Government partners to establish a world leading research facility for forging and forming technologies.
The AFRC are seeking to appoint a Workshop Technician to support the operation of specialised equipment within its workshops. You will be primarily responsible for the set-up, operation and maintenance of machine shop equipment used in relation to delivering industrial and academic research programmes.
To be considered for this role you will be educated to a minimum of HNC level, or equivalent; or with relevant work experience. You will have knowledge and experience in using industrial equipment, forging experience would be beneficial, but all training will be provided. An understanding of CNC code would be advantageous. You will have excellent troubleshooting skills, including a methodical approach to solving complex problems, with limited guidance. You will have an ability to work with minimum supervision in order to meet project deadlines and you will have the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Experience of supporting production, and research and development manufacturing requirements is highly desirable.
Closing date: 16th April 2021.