Senior Technician – CNC Turner/Machinist

University of Nottingham

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Location:  College Park

£33,966 to £45,585
each year (pro-rata if relevant) relying on abilities and expertise. Wage development past this scale is topic to efficiency.
Closing Date:  Thursday 12 October 2023
Reference:  ENG397323

An thrilling alternative has arisen throughout the Central Engineering Workshop for a person to hitch our crew of extremely expert engineering technicians engaged within the manufacture of kit and elements for analysis and educating.  

We’ve an skilled, collaborative crew of over 140 technical employees, supporting the broader School of Engineering throughout two of the College campuses. Our technical crew work intently with college students and employees and have interaction in a diverse portfolio of labor throughout all of the College’s engineering disciplines. We imagine various groups make us stronger. We perceive that having a mixture of opinions, broad views, lived experiences and alternative ways of fixing issues enhances our day-to-day work and enriches our crew.  

The Position

As a CNC Machinist specialising in CNC Turning, you’ll contribute to the design and manufacture of high-quality elements that assist the world- altering analysis and educating ambitions of the College. You’ll: 

  • Manufacture parts for educating, analysis, and pupil initiatives. 
  • Modify present gear and parts to CAD, drawing, sketch and verbal directions. 
  • Use quite a lot of workshop gear, together with CNC lathes and milling machines along with different workshop gear as wanted. 
  • Give technical recommendation and help to each analysis and educating employees and college students.  

The place is marketed on a full-time, everlasting foundation. Job share preparations can be thought of. 

Your Expertise

  • CNC and handbook turning/machining 
  • Expertise working in a producing workshop or equal. 
  • Attained not less than a HNC in an engineering self-discipline or beforehand labored in a related function.  
  • You could have a working data of CAD packages, reminiscent of Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor, or related (fascinating). 

Your Strategy 

We’re happy with our crew and are searching for an actual crew participant to hitch us. A number of the qualities we like our crew to show are: 

  • Constructive and proactive. 
  • A willingness to study and develop. 
  • Versatile and completely happy to interact in new alternatives and challenges. 
  • Means to develop novel options to issues. 
  • Means to speak your recommendation and ideas to different employees members. 



  • Annual go away entitlement of 30 days each year, plus as much as 5 College closure days and eight financial institution holidays. Professional–rata for half time employees. 
  • Annual wage evaluation  
  • Engaging pension scheme (9.8% worker contribution and 21.6% employer contribution) 

Wellbeing and Growth

  • Large-range of improvement alternatives 
  • Assorted everyday actions and alternatives to develop abilities 
  • Free on-site counselling providers 
  • Discounted non-public medical insurance coverage 
  • Founding signatory of the Technicians Dedication,

This function is accessible on a everlasting, full time (36.25 hour) foundation. Job share preparations possibly thought of.

Casual enquiries could also be addressed to Andy Plummer, tel: 0115 9514200 or e-mail [email protected] Please observe that purposes despatched on to this e-mail tackle won’t be accepted.

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Our College is a supportive, inclusive, caring and constructive neighborhood. We welcome these of various cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – certainly this very variety is important to our success, it’s elementary to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome purposes from UK, Europe and from throughout the globe. For extra info on the assist we provide our worldwide colleagues, see our Shifting to Nottingham pages.

Candidates for this submit can be thought of on an equal foundation, topic to the related permission to work within the UK as outlined by the necessities set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please go to: for extra info.

For profitable worldwide candidates, we offer monetary assist in your visa and the immigration well being surcharge, plus an interest-free mortgage to assist cowl the price of immigration-related bills for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For extra info please see our Monetary assist for visas and the immigration well being surcharge webpages.

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