Technician - (Model Maker)

Southampton, United Kingdom
£28,929 to £33,348 Per Annum
31 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Technician Group

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £28,929 to £33,348 Per Annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Saturday 29 April 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2241323DA

You will use your considerable skills and experience to manufacture complex and high precision project and research work, making components from a range of materials including but not limited to Wood, GRP and Carbon-Fibre, using a range of conventional machine and hand tools.

To be successful you will have experience of working in an engineering environment producing components for a range of uses.  In addition, you will have excellent communication and time management skills, be able to work to tight tolerances and be comfortable in independently producing bespoke one off component parts to Engineering drawings.  

You will have a strong interest in our design, education and research; working at the forefront of one of the UK's leading Universities manufacturing parts that will be used in all environments from beneath the oceans to outer space and everything in between. 

In return we offer 

  • a 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.

Your working hours will be 08.00 am – 4.00 pm (excluding 1 hour break during this period) Monday to Friday,

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.

We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

To find out more about the school of Engineering, please visit our website at

For informal enquiries concerning the vacancy, please contact

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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Application Procedure 

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on  +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Quote the advert reference on all correspondence. 

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