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Mechanical Engineer
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: SAE-020081

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 04/11/2022

Salary: £34,308 to £42,155 per annum depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: FSE Technical Services

Hours Per Week: Full time

Contract Duration: 2 Years

School / Directorate: Faculty Office - Science and Engineering

Applications are invited for the position of Mechanical Engineer

You will be a mechanical engineer for the Particle Physics group at the University of Manchester. You will be responsible for the design and construction of the mechanical infrastructure for the DUNE neutrino experiment,, in particular large 6m x 2.4m detector readout planes. You will be an experienced engineer with a degree in engineering or a related discipline, experience in designing complex mechanical systems, capability in drafting technical drawings, knowledge of quality-control procedures, and experience with engineering software packages such as finite element programs and CAD tools.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is committed to promoting Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Access through contributing to the University’s social responsibility agenda, demonstrating a commitment to its policies, activities and delivery of initiatives including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The Department has held JUNO Champion status since 2016 for its commitment to achieving gender equality which positively promotes inclusivity for all.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.​​​​​​​

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof Justin Evans


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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