Additive Technician Lead

Coventry £ 35,000 - £ 45,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012829

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is a UK success story - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions.

The National Additive Manufacturing Centre at the MTC is currently in a period of growth, There is an exciting opportunity for a Metal Additive Manufacturing Technician to join as lead of the technician team and support the strategy and objectives for NCAM operations


Benefits: The MTC lead the way with a superb suite of benefits including; 33 days holiday, 5 day working week condensed in to 4 days, Smart Holiday system, Life Assurance, Payment of professional subscriptions, Plus many others.


The Role

As the Lead Technician you will be working primarily with metal Additive Manufacturing, Powder Bed Fusion processes. This role will involve a large proportion of time spent managing the daily metal AM machine operations for safety, quality, cost, delivery and people (SQCDP) to NCAM build schedule working directly with the metal operations manager for additive
Maintain a safe working environment for one`s self and others n line with MTC Health & Safety processes and procedures
Responsible for monitoring of additive cell and machine/equipment cleanliness and that operations and technicians are working in a clean and safe environment
Engaging with other process owners for supporting equipment and processes to achieve the full Additive Manufacturing cycle. This is to include power recycling, heat treatment, part removal, post processing and inspection through to final delivery
Support daily production planning and assignment of work to Technicians
Support the installation and commissioning of new equipment working with operations manager and facilitating contractors
Support the service of all AM machines and process equipment working with the operations manager and facilitating contractors
Support facilitating and engaging with workshop visitors on tours of training working with the operations manager for setting up events


The Person

As the Lead Technician you will need to be able to demonstrate a high level of autonomy with self supervision to identify areas of support
Good communication skills to be able to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences inside and outside the MTC
Previous experience working in a technical capacity
Experience working with manufacturing machinery, hand tools and finishing techniques
The ability to interpret technical drawings and follow process instructions

To apply for the position of Additive Technician Lead please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Rebecca Gibbs


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