- Full Time
School/Department School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £33,309 to £37,127 per annum, with potential progression to £46,409 per annum
Apply by 20/06/2021
Cranfield University’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.
The School of Aerospace, Transport & Manufacturing welcomes applications from suitably qualified and experienced applicants for this key role supporting our world leading research and education programs.
The School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing (SATM) is a leading provider of postgraduate level engineering education, research and technology support to individuals and organisations. At the forefront of aerospace, manufacturing and transport systems technology and management for over 70 years, we deliver multi-disciplinary solutions to the complex challenges facing industry.
Visit the Cranfield website to learn more about the School’s current research activities, taught programmes and impact:
About the Role
This role ensures the provision of a full service, professional manufacturing capability to staff and students across the University. The role holder manages the full capability and operation of the manufacturing workshop and has direct line management of all workshop personnel. The role holder is also expected to provide professional manufacturing advice to staff and students engaged in Research, PhD or MSc projects. The advice will provide a guide to good design, best practice, and cost effectiveness of the requested items.
The post holder will be expected to drive the performance of the workshop staff and Quality, cost, and delivery will be key process Indicators for the management of workshop performance.
As part of our commitment to support and develop Technical staff across the University, we have now also become a founding signatory of the Science Council's Technician Commitment. This is a sector wide, collaborative initiative led by the Science Council and supported by the 'Technicians Make It Happen' campaign, to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians working in higher education and research.
You will have a minimum of HNC in Engineering along with significant manufacturing experience. An Engineering degree is desirable.
You will be comfortable in a manufacturing environment and possess extensive experience of manufacturing processes. Ideally have expert knowledge and experience in both manual machining and CNC manufacturing skillsets.
You will also have proven previous experience of supervising staff in a busy workshop environment.
The successful applicant will play an important part in supporting world leading research and education in a supportive team and environment.
Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here. We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential.
Diversity and Inclusion
Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.
To further demonstrate our commitment to progressing gender diversity in STEM, we are members of WES & Working Families, and sponsors of International Women in Engineering Day.
How to apply
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Ian Hakon, Head of Technical Support Services, on (T): +44 (0)1234 75 8297 or +44 (0)1234 750111 Ext. 8297 or (E): email@example.com