Science and Technology Facilities Council
Salary: £27,938 - £34,709 per annum (plus annual role-based allowance of £2,000 (dependent on qualifications and or experience)
Benefits: 30 days holiday + 8 bank holidays + 2.5 privilege days + exceptional defined average salary pension + excellent work life balance
Contract Type: Open Ended
Location: Science and Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell, Oxfordshire.
Hours: Full Time (We understand the importance of work-life balance, and are happy to discuss the possibility of flexible working with applicants)
Closing date for applications: 28th September 2022
Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe's largest research organisations and part of UKRI (United Kingdom Research & Innovation). Through combining world-class facilities with some of the world's most talented staff, we're driving ground-breaking advances in science and engineering.
We have an opportunity within the Technology Department's Manufacturing Facility where the successful candidate will be working as part of an already established team, helping to strengthen manufacturing resource, to further support all departments within the STFC.
About the Role
As a trusted member of the manufacturing facilities you will be working with design teams and project leaders to fulfil their design manufacturing requirements
You will have varied workload where you will work both effectively and safely as part of a team, and on your own with minimal directional supervision.
One of the main focus of the role will be producing precision components to meet mechanical designs drawing specifications.
There will be daily use of conventional and CNC machines with a requirement to use hand inspection tools.
You will also be able to problem solve associated manufacturing issues and collaborate closely with colleagues at all levels, advising on best practise & recommending ways of overcoming manufacturing obstacles.
Finally, there is a requirement for you to support the training of apprentices and less experienced staff.
- Certified relevant Apprenticeship or significant work experience.
- Understanding of Health and Safety regulations in the workplace.
- Proven track record in producing machined components to drawing or CAD Model.
- Good Interpersonal skills, particularly communication, listening, and problem-solving.
- Strong sense of conduct, responsibility, and reliability.
- 30 days holiday (in addition to 10.5 bank holidays and privilege days).
- Flexible working hours.
- An excellent defined average salary pension scheme.
- Employee shopping/travel discounts.
- Excellent learning and development opportunities.
We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are invested in creating an environment that is welcoming and supportive of all, to help us achieve the highest possible standards in our work and organisation together. In this regard, we encourage applications from under-represented groups.
We ask some of the biggest questions in the universe, to answer some of the biggest challenges in the world. Together, our scientists, technologists, engineers and businesssupport team explore the unknown across every field you could think of. And they turn what they find into work that changes the world around us.
What could you achieve with the world-leading facilities and experts of one of Europe's largest research organisations by your side? Join us and discover what's possible.