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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the National Centre for Combustion and Aerothermal Technology (NCCAT) relating to the appointment of a Technical Manager on a full-time, open-ended contract.
The postholder will play a lead role in overseeing the centre's daily technical operations across highly specialised and complex test facilities, supporting post-graduate, post-doctorate and commercially focussed research activities. The role will demand the provision of high-level technical advice, enforcement of H&S and regulatory requirements as well as skills in problem-solving to ensure optimal operational efficiency and a high quality of service to NCCAT users. A significant proportion of the role will cover front-line management of the groups' specialist technical staff, including planning and overseeing work schedules, training and staff development monitored via the University's performance development review process.
This is a senior position requiring a highly motivated professional with relevant training and a proven track record of supporting and running management of a busy research laboratory workshop. The successful candidate will have demonstratable experience and skills in manufacturing, machining, and fabrication techniques and possess excellent planning, leadership and time management skills. A proactive, solution-focussed and accommodating approach will be key to this new and important role at NCCAT.
Informal enquiries should be made to Ash Barker, Head of Technical Operations by email at A.G.Barker@lboro.ac.uk or by telephone on +44(0)1509 635387.
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Applications close at midnight on 30 April 2023
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