The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland is a team of world-leading academic researchers, industry experts, and business professionals working together to transform manufacturing in Scotland by working with companies of all sizes from across the manufacturing world.

We’re always looking for the best and brightest talent to join us in breaking down barriers to help manufacturers achieve their full potential.

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The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow possesses a large internationally rated Engineering Faculty with a proud history of successful joint ventures with industrial and enterprise partners. As part of the University’s strategic development the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has been established at Inchinnan near Glasgow’s International Airport in partnership with multi-national companies such as Rolls-Royce and The Boeing Company. The AFRC is the embodiment of over £30 million collaborative investment by Industrial, Academic and Government partners to establish a world leading research facility for forging and forming technologies.

The AFRC are seeking to appoint a Workshop Technician to support the operation of specialised equipment within its workshops. You will be primarily responsible for the set-up, operation and maintenance of machine shop equipment used in elation to delivering industrial and academic research programmes. A background in forging and forming or heavy industry experience would be advantageous.

To be considered for this role you will be educated to a minimum of HNC level, or equivalent; or with relevant work experience. You will have knowledge and experience in using industrial equipment, forging experience would be beneficial. Training will be provided for specific equipment but experience and knowledge in these disciplines are required. You will have excellent troubleshooting skills, including a methodical approach to solving complex problems, with limited guidance. You will have an ability to work with minimum supervision in order to meet project deadlines and you will have the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Experience of supporting production, and research and development manufacturing requirements is highly desirable.

For informal enquiries, please contact Stephen Michie, Workshop Manager,

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