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Senior Mechanical Workshop Technician


Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 per annum

Closing date

Dec 06, 2021 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Senior Mechanical Workshop Technician to join Mechanical Workshop at the Oxford Thermofluids Institute (OTI), Department of Engineering Science (Osney Mead). The post is permanent.


You will be a highly experienced mechanical engineer and machinist, jointly responsible for ensuring that the research group in the OTI is provided with excellent manufacturing support by manufacturing or procuring components for the research group. You will ensure that the workshop service provision, workshop team effectiveness and morale and the workshop facilities are maintained to the highest standards.


You should possess a formal qualification, such as an HNC, BTEC, City and Guilds award or equivalent in an appropriate subject (e.g. mechanical engineering apprenticeship), have solid experience in using standard mechanical workshop equipment (e.g. lathes, milling machines) in an engineering environment, together with good working knowledge of high pressure, high volume compressed air systems.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to David O’Dell (email: For more information about working at the Department, see


Only online applications received before midday on 6th December 2021 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact name

David O’Dell

Contact email