Technical Manager

Rotherham, South Yorkshire
£39,992 - £47,722 per annum. Potential to progress to £53,691 per annum
24 Jul 2018
21 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for someone with a passion and desire to further advancements in Nuclear technology to join our team at the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC) as a Technical Manager.

As a Technical Manager, you will play a key role in providing technical leadership to project teams at the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC). In this role, you will provide expert technical advice in the field of machining to project teams, working closely with the Technical Leads, Researchers and experienced engineers to deliver research projects of duration typically between 12 to 36 months.

You will be part of the Nuclear AMRC Machining & Metrology Group contributing to the mission of improving the competitiveness of UK nuclear manufacturers by delivering the highest quality, industry-relevant manufacturing research innovation projects. This will involve you working closely with professional and motivated engineers in a supportive team environment. You will also have opportunities to interact with members and clients developing your engineering skills and knowledge to deliver world-leading manufacturing processes and technologies. You will:

  • Develop and drive innovative solutions to highly complex technical challenges ensuring the Group’s safety, quality, cost, delivery & environmental performance.
  • Work with Head of Group to develop and annually update technology road maps for the Group’s main technology themes. Use the technology road maps to identify gaps in the Group’s capabilities and subsequently create & execute plans to address these gaps.
  • Lead in the construction of funding bids relevant to the Group’s technology themes.
  • Network within the machining and nuclear manufacturing communities and visit other facilities to benchmark best practice within industry.
  • Liaise with other University departments & Catapult centres to ensure best practice.

This role provides excellent opportunities to increase and enhance your knowledge and skills, supported by a friendly team in an excellent working environment. The Centre is proactive in creating opportunities for career development and encourages professional registration; providing opportunities to achieve chartered engineer status. We operate in a culture based on mutual respect, where all contributions and ideas are valued, in an environment that is supportive and encouraging, and enables talent to develop and achieve.

About the University

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Closing date: 9 August 2018.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a diverse range of applicants. All applicants will be considered entirely on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

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