Electronics / Instrument Technician

Southampton, United Kingdom
£27,929 to £32,348 per annum
28 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Technician Group

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £27,929 to £32,348 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 30 April 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2193123DA

You will join our Engineering Design and Manufacturing Centre (EDMC) to support the Faculty Production Facilities Manager through the provision of effective and efficient technical support to the School of Engineering and to its external customers.

As a highly experienced electronics engineer, you will use your broad knowledgebase and experience to provide technical manufacturing support with a focus on student education in making and manufacturing through module, project and other activities in the EDMC, Electronics and Design Workshops and its associated facilities.

You will have a good understanding and practical knowledge of electronics, coupled with experience in supervising electronic design and construction. Relevant subject areas are analogue electronics, instrumentation, data acquisition, microcontroller applications and motor control.

Working in close co-operation with the team you will be able to give advice on the design of experimental items and manufacture components to high standards from limited instructions whilst employing excellent hand skills.

You will monitor and support student activities ensuring compliance with local procedures and Health and Safety policies.  

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

The weekly hours are 08.30 am – 4.30pm (excluding 1 hour break during this period) Monday to Friday, or at other times as designated by the Head of Department or their representative.

  • an employer contributory pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday rising to 24 after 4 years plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days)
  • subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme
  • a range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Janice Poon (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email  Please quote reference 2193123DA on all correspondence.

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