University of Southampton

University of Southampton

EDMC - Workshop Technician

United Kingdom

Closing in 14 days

EDMC - Workshop Technician Technician Group

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £23,700 to £25,138 Per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Thursday 07 March 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2613724DA

You will play a key role in supporting our Students, Technical and Academic colleagues by carrying out essential routine tasks in the EDMC and its associated workshops.

It is essential that you have some experience of working around machinery especially within an engineering workshop… e.g. Lathes, Mills, Drills, Grinders and CNC machinery etc. and you will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the Health and Safety regulations that govern the safe working of this equipment. You will also demonstrate a commitment to providing a customer focused approach.

You should have a basic idea of recycling and sustainability and be prepared to use your initiative to achieve our goals.

You will join one of the UK's most dynamic centres for engineering and environmental research and education in the UK., rated number one for research power in REF2014 and listed in the Worlds top 100 Universities.

The University is a signatory of the Technician Commitment and a partner affiliate of the National Technician Development Centre (NTDC). We are committed to supporting our technical staff and offer a wide range of opportunities including networking, mentoring, training, professional registration and career development. We really value all our technical staff and recognise the broad range of skills they have in support of education, research and enterprise activities. By joining you will be part of a bigger technical community, offering support and guidance.

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  • As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

    This role does not qualify for Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship. To explore alternative UK visas, see gov.uk.

    Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.

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    Job details

    Title

    EDMC - Workshop Technician

    Employer

    University of Southampton

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 07, 2024

    Job type

    Staff

    Field

    Engineering,Physics,Space Science

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

    The University of Southampton features holistic environments for the overall development of the students. Apart from best-in-class academic modules, the university offers ample opportunities to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. There are sports courts, swimming pools, gymnasiums and cafeterias on the campuses. Further, regular fitness classes, sports meets, cross-disciplinary activities, competitions, cultural events, and fests are organized at the university. The University of Southampton also engages in various social and environmental awareness campaigns. Moreover, students get the opportunity to participate in community development initiatives. The university has the mission to build a better world with innovative minds.

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