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Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing Technician

Are you looking to pursue a career in the rapidly growing field of Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing and gain proficiency with a wide range of additive manufacturing technologies? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge as part of one of the leading Mechanical Engineering Schools in the country?Do you want to make a difference to world class research, additive manufacturing, teaching and learning activities?

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to join our team and support research, manufacturing and teaching related activities within the School of Mechanical Engineering. You will work closely with technicians, students, external companies and academic staff involved in all aspects of additive manufacturing / 3D printing activities within the School of Mechanical Engineering.

You will support, maintain and operate a wide variety of Additive Manufacturing machines that are used to support both teaching and research activities. These include a large number of desktop Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) printers used in undergraduate modules, as well as high-end systems including an Objet1000 multi-material printer and a Realizer SLM-50 laser sintering system.

You will receive the necessary training to operate all these systems and their associated software packages, providing an excellent opportunity to develop new skills. You will join a research and teaching leading School that is committed to delivering the highest standards in both research and student education. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Ozvaldo Querin Director of Student Education

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 2218 or email:

Mr Graham Brown Mechanical Services Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 8264 or email:

Further information

The Faculty of Engineering is proud to have been awarded the Athena Swan Silver Award from the Equality Challenge Unit, the national body that promotes equality in the higher education sector. Our equality and inclusion webpage provides more information.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering
School/Institute:  School of Mechanical Engineering
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £26,495 to £31,604 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Thursday 14 December 2017
Reference:  ENGME1116
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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